Re: Machine Check Exception on dual core Xeon
From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Sat Oct 28 2006 - 11:57:14 EST
On Sat, 28 Oct 2006 02:29:21 -0400 Dave Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 10:27:52PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > On Fri, 20 Oct 2006 23:30:49 -0400 Dave Jones wrote:
> > > > You missed the blatantly obvious error message:
> > > > "This is not a software problem!"
> > > >
> > > > Immediately followed by:
> > > > "contact your hardware vendor"
> > > >
> > > > Please follow that advice
> > >
> > > Maybe someone needs to implement <blink> tags for printk ;-)
> > oops, I didn't do it for MCEs.. :)
> > and I used reverse video since I dislike blinking.
> > photo: http://www.xenotime.net/linux/doc/kernel-msg-hilite.jpg
> Oh my. People take me seriously far too often :-)
> Could be handy for some frequently ignored bits of text
> (like that mce msg), but if this gets overused it just looks
> like a horrible mess imo.
Nah, I just did it for fun/challenge/experience/blablabla.
Yes, it could/would be overused too easily. I recognized
that very quickly.
> Now I'm just waiting for someone to go one step further
> and make openbsd style 'white on blue' kernel text ;)
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