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    SubjectRe: kernel BUG at mm/rmap.c:483!
    Arjan van de Ven wrote:

    >>but what what's the
    >>penalty of preventing microcode from loading? a performance
    >>hit?
    >
    >
    > not even that; in theory a few cpu bugs may have been fixed. Nobody
    > really knows since there's no changelog for the microcode..

    You can see the processor bugs in intel website, i.e.:
    ftp://download.intel.com/design/Xeon/specupdt/24967847.pdf

    The following sentence (IMHO) meens that bug is corrected in microcode:
    "Workaround: It is possible for the BIOS to contain a workaround
    for this erratum."

    ciao
    cate
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