Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: [PATCH] EDAC: update edac printk wrappers to use printk_ratelimited.

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Wed May 05 2021 - 18:02:50 EST

On Wed, May 05, 2021 at 04:48:46PM -0500, Tyler Hicks wrote:
> The thought was that the full stream of log messages isn't necessary to
> notice that there's a problem when they are being emitted at such a high
> rate (500 per second). They're just filling up disk space and/or wasting
> networking bandwidth at that point.

I already asked about this but lemme point it out again: have you guys
looked at drivers/ras/cec.c ?

With that there won't be *any* error reports in dmesg and it will even
poison and offline pages which generate excessive errors so that ...

> Of course, the best course of action here is to service the machine
> but there's still a period of time between the CE errors popping up
> and the machine being serviced.

... you'll have ample time to service the machine.