Re: [PATCH] x86, CPU, AMD: Add workaround for family 16h, erratum793

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Fri Jan 17 2014 - 17:52:27 EST

On 01/17/2014 02:50 PM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 11:28:06PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
>> Would it make sense to printk() a warning?
> No because people come and start bitching about their dmesg containing
> a warning and whether their hardware is b0rked without even reading the
> actual words.

Printing a warning is appropriate if we can't actually fix the problem
in the OS. If we actually make the problem go away then we have just
done our job and we can be done with it.


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