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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] mce: Add a msg string to the MCE tracepoint
On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 09:04:46AM -0300, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> Not all information is packed in the record. The record packs only what it
> is inside the MCE registers. However, for certain errors, it is needed to
> parse other hardware registers to decode the error (for example, on Sandy
> Bridge, the MCE registers don't contain the affected dimms).

If SB is not using MCA to report the error, it should use either a
generic TP like the trace_hw_error() example I gave last week, or rather
a TP which matches the hw registers of the reporting hardware scheme.

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