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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] x86, vt-d: enable x2apic opt out
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On Tue, 24 May 2011 08:38:47 BST, David Woodhouse said:
> On Tue, 2011-05-24 at 05:18 +0100, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> > Do we want an actual WARN there, complete with stack traceback and
> > all?
> >
> > Or did you intend a pr_warn or printk(KERN_WARNING or similar?
>
> The traceback has been very useful in other BIOS issues, because it gets
> tracked and counted on kerneloops.org along with platform
> identification. So we have been able to track down the major offenders
> of some of the most egregious BIOS stupidities and make *some* progress
> on getting them to improve the untested dross they habitually turn out.

Oh OK... that probably is a good idea then.
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