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We have an HP dl580 g5 that started throwing ECC errors. The thing is fully populated with 32 DIMMs. I’d joined an HP forum, and someone suggested that I really, really needed a BIOS update, and that would fix it. Sounds plausible. However, when I found the d/l of that, I ran into three things: first, the damn thing was an .exe, and they do *not* seem to have a .bin. Second, the description (laughable, at best) didn’t seem to say anything about ECC errors, but..

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I started to receive this kind of messages a few days ago on one of my servers:Message from syslogd@ at Mon Apr 29 08:02:55 2013 … server1 kernel: EDAC MC0: UE row 0, channel-a= 0 channel-b= 1 labels -:(Branch=0 DRAM-Bank=0 RDWR=Read RAS=0 CAS=0,..

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