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mce: CPU 0: Machine Check: 0 Bank: 0 error while loading Lubuntu

I am trying to install Lubuntu 18.10 on an old machine: Pentium 4 2.66 GHz 512 MB DDR RAM Asrock 775VM800 When Live CD starts loading I get the following error: [ 0.052000] mce: [Hardware Error]:...
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Running `mcelog` on an AMD processor

When I run mcelog (version 154), I get the following output. mcelog: ERROR: AMD Processor family 23: mcelog does not support this processor. Please use the edac_mce_amd module instead. CPU is ...
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Mcelog Doesn't Work - openSUSE

I am trying to use mcelog in openSUSE. The proble is that while it is installed the command sudo mcelog --client does nothing, there is no /var/log/mcelog and systemctl status mcelog I get: ● mcelog....
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Understanding Machine Check Exceptions (MCE)

While trying to debug frequent freezes of my new laptop (KabyLake architecture) running Ubuntu 16.04 I've stumbled upon these entries in kern.log: kernel: [ 0.041634] mce: [Hardware Error]: ...
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correct way to use mcelog on latest versions of Debian

I found some documentation but it looks a bit outdated: http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/linux-server-predicting-hardware-failure.html I see that I can specify a device as input but the documentation ...
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Emergency mode on Fedora 21 - mcelog

My Fedora 21 system boots directly into the emergency mode. There is the error message: unable to init device /dev/mcelog (rc -5) It says try: systemctl default to boot to default mode; this works. ...
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Random restarts caused by a machine check exception

My laptop restarts randomly about twice a day. It shows the following error log before the restart. . Unfortunately I don't have an idea how to decode the Machine Check Exception (MCE). mcelog --...
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Writing triggers for mcelog

Just starting to look into mcelog for the first time (I've enabled it and seen syslog output before, but this is the first time I'm trying to do something non-default). I'm looking for information on ...