machie check log

Dave Jones davej at
Mon Dec 19 05:22:11 UTC 2005

On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 07:35:40PM -0700, don fisher wrote:
 > Would someone please tell me what software is responsible for logging 
 > the mce's, how it is initiated and name an location of the log file?
 > I looked in /var/log and didn't see anything obvious. I receive a 
 > "machine check events logged" error message on some disk IOs. The 
 > /dev/mcelog file does exist, but I do not now how to trace the path 

yum install mcelog

this installs a cronjob, that when run each hour, checks for events
that have occured, and if anything happened, the output gets sent
as an email to root.


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