[CentOS] odd mcelogd problem

Tue Feb 11 23:11:02 UTC 2014
Louis Lagendijk <louis at fazant.net>

On Tue, 2014-02-11 at 17:29 -0500, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> CentOS 6.4, 2.6.32-358.11.1.el6.x86_64
> (And no, I can't just upgrade - the users have to be sure that the
> computational results will be correct....)
> It's throwing ECC errors. Trying to start mcelogd, first it said nothing.
> Restart told me "Please load edac_mce_amd module." I did a modprobe
> edac_mce_amd, and lsmod tells me it's in. But now
> service mcelogd restart
> Stopping mcelog
> Starting mcelog daemon                                     [FAILED]
> AMD Processor family 16: Please load edac_mce_amd module.
>                                                            [FAILED]
> And in messages,  mcelog: CPU is unsupported#012: Success
> "Success"?
> Anyone have any ideas what I'm missing; why I've loaded what it says it
> needs, and it still thinks it needs it?
Did you check /var/log/messages for errors reported by the module when
you modprobe'd it?
Kind regards,