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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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