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Machine Check Abort (MCA)

From

Cover of Linux
  • 2. System Hangs and Panics
  • from Linux
  • by Gregory L. Tinker, Christopher L. Tinker, David Carmichael, James Kirkland
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Released: April 2006

Note

Intel CPU's mechanism to tell OS that there is a hardware error.