[CentOS] Kernel error - help please

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Fri Feb 5 15:37:15 UTC 2010


At Fri, 05 Feb 2010 10:21:35 -0500 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> 
> 
> On Fri, 2010-02-05 at 09:50 -0500, Phil Savoie wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > Just received this error from logwatch:
> > 
> > --------------------- Kernel Begin ------------------------
> > 
> >  WARNING:  Kernel Errors Present
> >      [<c0405a89>] error_code+0x39/0x40 ...:  2 Time(s)
> > 
> >  ---------------------- Kernel End -------------------------
> > 
> > Any ideas?  I don't know what this means, other than if it is a kernel
> > error it can't be good.
> 
> I agree. Been getting them for months - no apparent damage can bee seen.
> I'm thinking these are messages for debugging, but haven't bothered to
> research. Goggle might help you.

It might also make sense to open up /var/log/messages and/or
/var/log/dmesg in an editor (read-only!) and find out what is going on
just before these messages.  What you find might be enlightening.  It
could be failing hardware (that needs replacing) or something like a
scratched CD-ROM (causing a read error...).

> 
> > 
> > Thanks in advance,
> > <snip sig stuff>
> 
> Hope this let's you sleep a tad better,
> --
> Bill
> 
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