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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/13] EDAC i5100 new intel chipset driver
    Date writes:
    > 2) I have not yet tackled the de-interleaving of the
    > rank/controller address space into the physical address
    > space of the CPU. There is nothing fundamentally missing,
    > it is just ending up to be a lot of code, and I'd rather
    > keep it separate for now, esp since it doesn't work yet...
    > 3) The code depends on a particular i5100 chip select
    > to DIMM mainboard chip select mapping. This mapping
    > seems obvious to me in order to support dual and single
    > ranked memory, but it is not unique and DIMM labels
    > could be wrong on other mainboards. There is no way
    > to query this mapping that I know of.

    Since there's a non negligible probability that the output
    of this driver is completely misleading because of (2) and (3)
    and probably (4) too [reporting the wrong DIMMs etc.]
    would it be possible to add some flag to EDAC that
    warns the user that the output is not fully reliable?

    -Andi (who can just see people replacing the wrong DIMMs and
    then blaming Linux)

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