Oracle Linux 6.x: Intel Sandy Bridge processors have "Core power limit notification" and "Package power limit notification" Overwhelmed in /var/log/messages

(Doc ID 1684190.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On Oracle Linux 6.x, with Intel Sandy Bridge processors, below messages are seem in /var/log/messages continuously(which might also been seen within /var/log/mcelog):

 

Cause

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