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SubjectRe: [BUG] 2.6.21-rc1,2,3 regressions on my system that I found so far
On Tue, 2007-03-20 at 01:36 -0400, Eric St-Laurent wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-20-03 at 01:04 -0400, Lee Revell wrote:
> > I think CONFIG_TRY_TO_DISABLE_SMI would be excellent for debugging,
> > not to mention people trying to spec out hardware for RT
> > applications...
> There is a SMI disabling module in RTAI, check the smi-module.c in this:
> More infos:
> It might make sense to merge this code, at least in the -rt tree.

it NEVER makes sense to disable SMM.

SMM is there to ensure that your hardware doesn't get physically

disabling that is a BAD idea. I'm no fan of SMM myself, but it's there,
and we have to live with it. Disabling it without knowing what it does
on your system is madness.

if you want to mail me at work (you don't), use arjan (at)
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