Why appeard "APEI Generic Hardware Error Source: 0" error in /var/log/message? (Doc ID 2305961.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 10, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] to Oracle Linux 7.4 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kerne [4.1.12] [Release OL6U8 to OL7U4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The Hardware Error message is continuously appearing in the /var/log/message file as shown below.
The customer requested to analyze the reason why the hardware error message continuously occurs in the message file.

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Aug 16 15:00:01 sdielemixdbd01 kernel: [7252056.576790] {9}[Hardware Error]: Hardware error from APEI Generic Hardware Error Source: 0 <<<<<<<<<<
Aug 16 15:00:01 sdielemixdbd01 kernel: [7252056.576794] {9}[Hardware Error]: It has been corrected by h/w and requires no further action <<<<<<<<<
Aug 16 15:00:01 sdielemixdbd01 kernel: [7252056.576796] {9}[Hardware Error]: event severity: corrected
Aug 16 15:00:01 sdielemixdbd01 kernel: [7252056.576798] {9}[Hardware Error]: Error 0, type: corrected
Aug 16 15:00:01 sdielemixdbd01 kernel: [7252056.576800] {9}[Hardware Error]: section_type: PCIe error
Aug 16 15:00:01 sdielemixdbd01 kernel: [7252056.576802] {9}[Hardware Error]: port_type: 4, root port
Aug 16 15:00:01 sdielemixdbd01 kernel: [7252056.576803] {9}[Hardware Error]: version: 1.16
Aug 16 15:00:01 sdielemixdbd01 kernel: [7252056.576805] {9}[Hardware Error]: command: 0x0010, status: 0x0546
Aug 16 15:00:01 sdielemixdbd01 kernel: [7252056.576806] {9}[Hardware Error]: device_id: 0000:05:00.1
Aug 16 15:00:01 sdielemixdbd01 kernel: [7252056.576807] {9}[Hardware Error]: slot: 0
Aug 16 15:00:01 sdielemixdbd01 kernel: [7252056.576809] {9}[Hardware Error]: secondary_bus: 0x00
Aug 16 15:00:01 sdielemixdbd01 kernel: [7252056.576810] {9}[Hardware Error]: vendor_id: 0x10df, device_id: 0x0720
Aug 16 15:00:01 sdielemixdbd01 kernel: [7252056.576811] {9}[Hardware Error]: class_code: 000200

 

Cause

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