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Date:	Tue, 8 Feb 2011 18:09:16 +0100
From:	martin f krafft <>
To:	Borislav Petkov <>
Cc:	LKML <>
Subject: Re: Opteron ECC/ChipKill error

also sprach Borislav Petkov <> [2011.02.08.1524 +0100]:
> Yeah, well, keep your fingers crossed. Just to reiterate, getting ECCs
> is not a problem per se - they may appear even during normal operation
> and in this case get corrected just fine by the memory controller.

That's what I thought. Many thanks for confirming it.

> > Don't want to spam the list, so:
> >
> Ah ok, this is a .32 kernel and it doesn't have the information I was
> looking for. I've changed that in later kernels so that EDAC dumps the
> DRAM chip selects placement on the memory controller.

Excellent to see you are working to improve this. If the problems
increase, then I shall either turn on CONFIG_EDAC_DEBUG or upgrade
to 2.6.38.

Thank you for your help!

martin | |
wind catches lily,
scattering petals to the ground.
segmentation fault.

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