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SubjectRe: [HW PROBLEM] Intel I7 MCE. Erratum or not?
Giangiacomo Mariotti wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Mcelog just logged on my new Intel I7 920 (on Linux this :
> MCE 0
> HARDWARE ERROR. This is *NOT* a software problem!
> Please contact your hardware vendor
> CPU 0 BANK 6 MISC 202d ADDR ffeef740
> MCG status:
> MCi status:
> Error overflow
> Uncorrected error
> MCi_MISC register valid
> MCi_ADDR register valid
> Processor context corrupt
> MCA: Generic CACHE Level-2 Data-Write Error
> STATUS ee0000000100014a MCGSTATUS 0
> I'm reporting this here, because I found in the Intel I7 Technical
> Specification November 2008 update that something which seems very
> similar is in fact an erratum. So my question is : Is there any way
> for me to verify that my problem is due to one of those errata,instead
> of a broken hardware(if we don't want to consider all those errata as
> broken hardware)? I'm also reporting this because I thought it may be
> useful to signal that(if actually due to those errata) these problems
> actually occur, so it may be useful to find workarounds in the kernel
> to not scare to death poor Linux users!

Which erratum are you talking about? I don't see one in that document
that would match this case..

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