[Beowulf] mcelog output, interpretation?
hahn at mcmaster.ca
Mon Aug 18 18:03:05 EDT 2008
> /var/log/messages. One of them had 29 machine checks logged, all of
> them variants of this:
where the variation encompassed nearby addresses?
> These had built up at about 1 per month over the last couple of years.
1/month is not a concern, IMO. the main reason to run mcelog is to
avoid the situation of having enough corrected mce's that you run
into uncorrectable or undetected ones. 1/month is a very low rate.
> There seems to be an issue with the Northbridge, but exactly what that
NB is used here in a very general sense - it's referring to the onchip
memory controller, not a literal external chip. I don't think there's
any involvement of video.
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