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SubjectRe: What does a dead CPU means in CONFIG_HOTPLUG_CPU
krishna wrote:

> Hi all,
> Can any one tell what is a "dead CPU" in CONFIG_HOTPLUG_CPU .

It's a CPU that needs to be swapped out while the system is still
running. Some high-end systems (Sun SPARCs and IBM POWERs come to mind)
don't require a system shutdown to replace a bad CPU.

-- Skylar Thompson (

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