Re: [Linux-ia64] [RFC] Remove MCA dump?

From: Andreas Schwab <schwab_at_suse.de>
Date: 2002-08-21 22:34:42
Matthew Wilcox <willy@debian.org> writes:

|> The MCA handler is completely useless.  If I crash the machine and
|> forget to clear the MCA dump in firmware, at the next boot Linux dumps
|> the registers (in a hard-to-understand style) and hangs.

I haven't seen such hangs on our machines, except for some old
pre-production systems that lack the necessary hardware support.

Andreas.

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