Re: [RFC/PATCH, 1/4] readX_check() performance evaluation

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2004-01-29 05:31:58
>>>>> On Wed, 28 Jan 2004 18:41:37 +0100, Andi Kleen <> said:

  Andi> Also in my experience from AMD64 which originally was a bit
  Andi> aggressive on enabling MCEs: enabling MCEs increases your
  Andi> kernel support load a lot.

  Andi> Many people have slightly buggy systems which still happen to
  Andi> work mostly.  If you report every problem you as kernel
  Andi> maintainer will be flooded with reports about things you can
  Andi> nothing to do about.

I find this comment interesting.  Can you elaborate what you mean by
"slightly buggy systems"?

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Received on Wed Jan 28 13:41:31 2004

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