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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Export touch_nmi_watchdog
On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 02:07:16AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 03:14:00PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > #warning This driver does bad things and will not work
> > #endif
> Well the problem is that many of my multiple CPU testboxes have a fusion
> controller (it's the standard on board chip on the AMD Quartet and Newisys
> systems).

That means, that this driver has a large (paying?) customer base.
This should be enough reason to put some efforts into fixing it.
At least it should for the (big) companies selling servers based
on this chipset, because it will help their customers a lot and
their own support staff finding latency problems.

So if you don't have the time to fix it, it's simply a problem
with your management ignoring its customers ;-/


Ingo Oeser
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