RHEL 7 Update 9 mcelog logs “only decoding architectural errors"

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Environment

  • Intel 3rd Generation Xeon Scalable Performance processors code name Ice Lake Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 update 9
  • mcelog warning about only decoding architectural errors

Issue

Systems with Intel Ice Lake Server processors will emit the following when running mcelog on RHEL 7 update 9

mcelog: Family 6 Model 106 CPU: only decoding architectural errors

Resolution

This is a known behavior of mcelog for the described environment. Please log a case with support should there be questions or concerns.