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SubjectRe: [RFC/PATCH, 1/4] readX_check() performance evaluation
>>>>> On Wed, 28 Jan 2004 19:52:46 +0100, Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> said:

>> I find this comment interesting. Can you elaborate what you mean by
>> "slightly buggy systems"?

Andi> e.g. one bit ECC errors in memory are quite common. And with
Andi> ECC memory they are not really fatal.

Yet they are a good indicator that something is wrong (not performing
properly) or may be failing soon. I don't think putting on blinders
for such problems is a good idea. Though I agree that the question of
how to report such things without needlessly alerting Joe Clueless is
an interesting challenge.

--david
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