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

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2004-01-29 10:35:01
>>>>> On Wed, 28 Jan 2004 21:01:32 +0100, Andi Kleen <> said:

  Andi> Seriously you can count it somewhere and present it in sysfs
  Andi> or /proc.  Or log it somewhere else and supply a special
  Andi> utility to show them that makes it clear that the events are
  Andi> hardware and not software related.  I suppose if your server
  Andi> vendor is serious they will supply a tool to read the firmware
  Andi> log from a running system.

  Andi> But printks enabled by default are a bad idea (and a bug too
  Andi> BTW - printk called from MCE handlers can randomly deadlock)

No argument here.  I didn't get/see the earlier part of this
discussion so I didn't realize you were complaining about printks
only.  Never mind.

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