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SubjectRe: [EDAC ABI v13 04/25] events/hw_event: Create a Hardware Events Report Mecanism (HERM)
Em 10-05-2012 10:41, Borislav Petkov escreveu:
> On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 10:16:31AM -0300, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
>> Nah, this is not marketing speak. HERM is not a trademark. amd64_edac,
>> on the other hand, is using a trademark on his name. If we use your
>> logic, this would need to be renamed to something else, to avoid using
>> a "marketing speak".
>
> I'm not even going to dignify that with an answer because it is a bunch
> of bullshit and you know it.
>
>> We need some name to differentiate between the broken EDAC core where
>> modern memory controllers are not properly represented and reports
>> errors on fake csrows/channels from the EDAC+HERM core that will
>> properly provide the error information to where it really belongs.
>
> A kernel version or a commit id is not enough here I guess.
>
>> In other words, HERM is just an acronym[1] to the version to point to
>> where EDAC starts to work fine with modern memory controllers.
>
> Seems to me you're desperately trying to prove your point for having
> this HERM thing by coming up with a bunch of bogus arguments.
>
> And I'm still waiting for a real, technical reason which legitimizes
> calling a tracepoint something special.

Technical reasons were provided already: before this patch series, EDAC
is *broken*.

Mauro.


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