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SubjectRe: [PATCH] bluesmoke/MCE support optional


On Fri, 1 Mar 2002, Alan Cox wrote:

> > > + ranging from a warning message on the console, to halting the machine.
> > > + Your processor must be a Pentium or newer to support this - check the
> > > + flags in /proc/cpuinfo for mce. Note that some older Pentium systems
> > > + have a design flaw which leads to false MCE events - for these and
> > > + old non-MCE processors (386, 486), say N. Otherwise say Y.
>
> Its not necessary to say N.

> On a pentium box with the newer MCE setup code you must force MCE on.

And if you don't ?

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