There is no bad chip on the board.
A full chip is not a bad chip, and there is no reason why the board should stop working on account of a full memory chip which contains a syslog that is not used for anything.
Hacker News is riddled with shills and apologists for atrocious corporate behaviour.
(Incidentally, not a shill or shareholder, but rooting for tesla due the fact GM pushed for leaded gasoline and ford would rather litigate than fix dangerous vehicles. We're rooting for the underdog here hoping for global positive change.)