Re: Machine Check Exception and cpufreq

From: Giorgio
Date: Wed Mar 23 2011 - 15:02:21 EST

2011/3/22 Giorgio <mywing81@xxxxxxxxx>:
> 2011/3/22 Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxxxx>:
>> this is very interesting. Question: is it possible to retest with
>> a newer kernel from upstream (say 2.6.38) to see whether the issue
>> persists? I'd like to rule out the possibility that powernow-k8 is
>> not causing any trouble which has been fixed in newer kernels in the
>> meantime.
>> Thanks.
> Hello Borislav,
> thanks for your quick reply. Yes, I only tested it with the stock
> 2.6.32 kernel shipped with Ubuntu 10.04, but I will download the
> latest stable kernel from (2.6.38) and test again. I'll
> come back to you in the following days. Regards,


I tested again with 2.6.38 kernel: the system was stressed for several
hours with various activities (compiling, copying data back and forth
from two hard drives, encoding/decoding video streams, etc) but I was
not able to reproduce the problem, so I guess it has been fixed.
If you're interested here's the info I collected with 2.6.38:

I found a similar report on the web, I don't know if this could be related:

Let me know if you have other questions. Regards,

Giorgio Vazzana
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