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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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