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    SubjectRe: Request for MCE decode (AMD Barcelona, fam 10h)
    On Mon, Sep 08, 2008 at 03:55:58PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
    > On Mon 2008-09-08 12:55:40, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > > Tony Vroon <tony@vroon.org> writes:
    > >
    > > > HARDWARE ERROR. This is *NOT* a software problem!
    > > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    > > > Please contact your hardware vendor
    > > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    > >
    > > > I realize that the linux kernel may be entirely blameless in this
    > > > situation,
    > >
    > > It is, like mcelog told you.
    >
    > Ugh, actually this is not right. AFAIK MCEs can be triggered by stuff
    > like PCI aborts, which in turn can be caused by software.

    PCI aborts don't normally cause machine checks, no.

    -Andi
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    ak@linux.intel.com


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