Error Detection and Correction (EDAC) Support available in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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  • Messages scroll across the screen similar to the following:
   Northbridge Error, node 1, core: -1
   K8 ECC error.
   EDAC amd64 MC1: CE ERROR_ADDRESS= 0x101a793400
   EDAC MC1: INTERNAL ERROR: row out of range (-22 >= 8)
   EDAC MC1: CE - no information available: INTERNAL ERROR
   EDAC MC1: CE - no information available: amd64_edacError Overflow
  • Messages can also contain information concerning DRAM ECC errors:
kernel: [Hardware Error]: Northbridge Error (node 1): DRAM ECC error detected on the NB.
kernel: [Hardware Error]: cache level: L3/GEN, mem/io: MEM, mem-tx: RD, part-proc: RES (no timeout)
kernel: [Hardware Error]: CPU:2 MC4_STATUS[Over|CE|MiscV|-|AddrV|CECC]: 0xdc2c410000000a13
kernel: [Hardware Error]:   MC4_ADDR: 0x0000000210b67d90


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4

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