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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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