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KernelTrap: Error Detection and Correction

Oct 13, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Alan Cox submitted a pair of patches to add error detection and correction (EDAC) logic to the 2.6 kernel. He noted, 'I don't think its yet merge ready but getting there so I'd appreciate other folks comments and views on what else needs fixing before generating a submission for Andrew.' Alan has submitted a subset of the bluesmoke kernel module which 'is mainly concerned with reporting ECC, PCI, machine check, cache, hypertransport, thermal throttling and related events.' This version of the patch is only for the 2.6 kernel, and was renamed from bluesmoke to EDAC..."

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