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SubjectRe: 2.4.18-pre8-K2: Kernel panic: CPU context corrupt
Hi!

> What does the "Bank 4: b200000000040151" mean?
> If that is a memory, can anyone help to find out which slot it is?
> (memtest86 haven't found anything, btw, i doubt that counts)
> -alex
>
> P.S. if someone going to change the message about machine check,
> could you please avoid lame descriptions? Like "(hardware problem!)"?
> I sure the majority are experienced enough to understand what the
> words "Machine Check" mean.

Ugh? If you understand that its hardware problem, why did you bother
contacting l-k? l-k is certainly not interested in debugging hardware
problems....

...and... It is not exactly easy to see that Machine check means
hardware problem...

Pavel

> > > > Feb 7 23:45:31 steel kernel: CPU 0: Machine Check Exception: 0000000000000004
> > > > Feb 7 23:45:31 steel kernel: Bank 4: b200000000040151
> > > > Feb 7 23:45:31 steel kernel: Kernel panic: CPU context corrupt
> > >
> > > Machine checks are indicative of hardware fault.
> > > Overclocking, inadequate cooling and bad memory are the usual
> > > causes.
> >
> > Maybe you should print something like
> >
> > Machine Check Exception: .... (hardware problem!)
> >
> > so that we get less reports like this?

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