[CentOS] RAM errors after kernel-update

Michael Schumacher michael.schumacher at pamas.de
Fri Oct 30 13:40:22 UTC 2009


Hi,

to finish that story:
The error was actually produced by a faulty motherboard. Tyan replaced
it without much trouble. Be advised that MEMTEST86+ couldn't find the
problem.


> thanks for your immediate response. I will replace the board, but I am
> wondering what the error message actually means?

>> Oct 16 14:07:36 xenserver1 kernel: EDAC MC0: UE row 0, channel-a= 0
>> channel-b= 1 labels "-": NON-FATAL recoverable (Branch=0 DRAM-Bank=0
>> Buffer ID = 0 RDWR=Read RAS=0 CAS=0 NON-FATAL recoverable Err=0x2000
>> (FB-DIMM Configuration Write error on first attempt))

> I understand that the system logs an error if the configuration data
> is written into the RAM-configuration.

> The error happens precisely once a second.

> Why the * would the kernel reprogram the RAM configuration once every
> second?

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Mit freundlichen Grüßen
Michael Schumacher
mailto:michael.schumacher at pamas.de




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