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SubjectRe: 2.4.19-rc3-ac2 SMP
On Wed, 24 Jul 2002 17:26:49 +0200 (SAST), Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
>i'd vote for that =) except for one thing.
>
>+ /* APICs tend to spasm when they get errors. Disable the error intr. */
>+ apic_write_around(APIC_LVTERR, ERROR_APIC_VECTOR | APIC_LVT_MASKED);
>
>Isn't that a bit drastic?

Drastic is an understatement. Try "gross". Sane machines running correct
code shouldn't throw local APIC errors. If something's causing errors,
that something should be fixed, not hidden.

I hope that was just a temporary debug hack and not part of the design...

/Mikael
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