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Instead, the MCE data is kept in a buffer which can be read from userspace via the /dev/mcelog device node.
You need this tool to collect and decode those events; it will log the decoded MCE events to syslog.
mcelog is the user space backend for logging machine check errors reported by the hardware to the kernel. The kernel does the immediate actions (like killing processes etc.) and mcelog decodes the logs the errors. It primarily handles machine checks and thermal events, which are reported for errors detected by the CPU. It is recommended that mcelog runs on all x86 machines, both 64bit (since ear more»
mcelog for Debian ----------------- mcelog is only needed/useful on x86-64 platforms, ie AMD64 and EM64T hardware. You need to configure your kernel with CONFIG_X86_MCE=y (which is the default). mcelog can be run in one of two modes: - as a daemon, this is the default mode - as a trigger, run by the kernel every time an MCE event happens The recommended mode of operation is the daemon mode. H more»
mcelog (1.0~pre1-1) unstable; urgency=low Starting with this revision, mcelog now defaults to running as a daemon. Trigger mode is still available if desired and can be activated by editing /etc/default/mcelog. The disk database for memory errors has been removed; this feature is buggy and deprecated. Information about memory errors is now kept in memory and can be queried with mcel more»
MCELOG(8) Linux's Administrator's Manual MCELOG(8) NAME mcelog - Decode more»
mcelog (1.0~pre3-3) unstable; urgency=low * debian/patches/fix_timeout_bit.patch: + Added; fi more»
<newer changes first> Add Xeon75xx support Add Intel architectural mca fallback for new family 6 In more»
This package was debianized by Julien BLACHE <email@example.com> on Thu, 27 Jan 2005 21:19:26 +0100 more»