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SubjectRe: Request for MCE decode (AMD Barcelona, fam 10h)
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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.

> but I'd like to have some peer insight before I run after
> vendors.

It unfortunately turns out that mcelog logging is a tricky
psychological problem. How should the warning above have
looked like so that you would not have required "peer insight"
and actually just contacted your hardware vendor?

Thank you.

-Andi (who wonders if <blink> tags in syslog would be useful
to solve this)


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