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4.174. mcelog

An enhanced mcelog package is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
mcelog is a daemon that collects and decodes Machine Check Exception data on AMD64 and Intel 64 machines.


This update enables full Predictive Failure Analysis (PFA) support in mcelog. Predictive Failure Analysis (PFA) is a technology for monitoring the probability of hard disk drive failure.
In addition, mcelog is now able to collect and log data by default upon package installation.
Users of mcelog are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which adds these enhancements.