"Hardware error from APEI Generic Hardware Error Source: 1" message is shown

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  • The following messages are frequently shown in /var/log/messages.
kernel: {1}[Hardware Error]: Hardware error from APEI Generic Hardware Error Source: 1
kernel: {1}[Hardware Error]: It has been corrected by h/w and requires no further action
kernel: {1}[Hardware Error]: event severity: corrected
kernel: {1}[Hardware Error]:  Error 0, type: corrected
kernel: {1}[Hardware Error]:  fru_text: CorrectedErr
kernel: {1}[Hardware Error]:   section_type: memory error


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