Commit 4855170f authored by Andi Kleen's avatar Andi Kleen Committed by Linus Torvalds
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[PATCH] x86_64: Make it clear in machine checks that it's an hardware problem

Hopefully the users will take the hint.
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndi Kleen <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 2cbc9ee3
......@@ -92,6 +92,7 @@ void mce_log(struct mce *mce)
static void print_mce(struct mce *m)
printk(KERN_EMERG "\n"
"CPU %d: Machine Check Exception: %16Lx Bank %d: %016Lx\n",
m->cpu, m->mcgstatus, m->bank, m->status);
......@@ -110,6 +111,9 @@ static void print_mce(struct mce *m)
if (m->misc)
printk("MISC %Lx ", m->misc);
printk(KERN_EMERG "This is not a software problem!\n");
"Run through mcelog --ascii to decode and contact your hardware vendor\n");
static void mce_panic(char *msg, struct mce *backup, unsigned long start)
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