[discuss] Phenom II machine check events

JK Scheinberg jk at kimandjk.com
Thu Jun 25 17:52:05 CEST 2009


On Jun 25, 2009, at 11:18 AM, Markus Trippelsdorf wrote:

> Since I've build my new PhenomII box I get sporadic MCE errors in  
> the log.
> I thought they might be memory related and bought a new pair of memory
> sticks yesterday. But a new MCE was logged today, obviously of the
> same type as the previous ones.
> My question is if I should consider to RMA the CPU (X4 955)?
>
> This is /var/log/mcelog in all its glory:
>
> MCE 0
> HARDWARE ERROR. This is *NOT* a software problem!
> Please contact your hardware vendor
> CPU 0 BANK 4 MISC c008000001000000 ADDR bf07bac0
> STATUS 9c11cc42001c011b MCGSTATUS 0
> MCE 0
> HARDWARE ERROR. This is *NOT* a software problem!
> Please contact your hardware vendor
> CPU 0 BANK 4 MISC c008000001000000 ADDR 1134fbac0
> STATUS 9c11cc44001c011b MCGSTATUS 0
> Resolving address 1134fbac0 using SMBIOS
> No matching memory address found for 1134fbac0 in SMBIOS
> MCE 0
> HARDWARE ERROR. This is *NOT* a software problem!
> Please contact your hardware vendor
> CPU 0 BANK 4 MISC c008000001000000 ADDR 6419bac0
> STATUS 9c11cc40001c017b MCGSTATUS 0
> Resolving address 6419bac0 using SMBIOS
> WARNING: SMBIOS data is often unreliable. Take with a grain of salt!
> DDR DIMM 1333 Mhz Synchronous Width 64 Data Width 64 Size 2 GB
> Device Locator: DIMM3
> Bank Locator: BANK3
> Manufacturer: Manufacturer03

Just curious - what brand memory is that?


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