KernelTrap: Error Detection and Correction

“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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