MCA messages in dmesg

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Thu Sep 30 18:45:37 UTC 2010

On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 12:25 PM, John Baldwin <jhb at> wrote:

> Ok, it is a memory error of some sort, but mcelog claims it is a
> transaction
> timeout rather than an ECC error, per se:
> <snip>
> I've no idea what specific hardware is busted (memory or motherboard or
> CPU),
> but I suspect something is likely broken.

Thanks for looking into it, I'm going to play around with BIOS voltages to
see if I can achieve some stability since I don't have much to lose trying
that first.  The system may work fine for a week or more, then have a really
bad day.  I've made some raises to the cpu voltage and we'll see how that

Adam Vande More

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