Re: [Linux-ia64] Re: prctl patch for fpu faults

From: Keith Fish <kaf_at_fc.hp.com>
Date: 2001-10-11 06:42:04
"Mallick, Asit K" wrote:
> 
> David/Jesse,
> 
> I would like the default to be noprint. As Jack mentioned that there are
> applications that will generate lots of these messages. These messages are
> ok for development systems and debugging applications but for production
> systems this creates problem. Most of the users want to run the applications
> (production) that do not require changing the configuration. We have seen
> people running applications on top of Linux and complaining about the
> performance compared to other OSes. The performance difference is due to the
> logging of these messages.

Really?  I would have thought the rate-limiting mode would reduce the logging
(printing) to noise relative to the (huge) overhead of the traps.
Received on Wed Oct 10 13:36:29 2001

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