Despite having a mac mini, I’m still doing Finnix development on the graphite G4. It’s been very stable, up until last night, when I was compiling the latest and greatest kernel, I got the occasional failure like so:

CC drivers/pci/probe.o
include/asm/processor.h: In function 'pci_scan_child_bus':
include/asm/processor.h:186: internal compiler error: Segmentation fault
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make[2]: *** [drivers/pci/probe.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [drivers/pci] Error 2
make: *** [drivers] Error 2

But upon, resuming the compile, the failed object would compile successfully. This happened several times, which suggested bad memory. I slept on it, and this morning, tried again:

CC [M] drivers/usb/misc/idmouse.o
fixdep: inclu`e/asm-generic/local.h: No such file or directory
make[3]: *** [drivers/usb/misc/idmouse.o] Error 2
make[2]: *** [drivers/usb/misc] Error 2
make[1]: *** [drivers/usb] Error 2
make: *** [drivers] Error 2

“inclu`e”? Yep, that’s bad ram. Too bad there’s no memtestppc. I’ll have to swap it out into a PC to test.