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SubjectRe: Extended H/W error log driver
On 10/16/2013 12:53 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 12:40:40AM +0530, Naveen N. Rao wrote:
>> +2 ;)
>
> You're counting for 2 people, huh?

That's me raising both my hands :)

>
> :-)
>
>> While at it, I wonder if we're better off calling these "Hardware
>> events" rather than "Hardware errors".
>
> Oh, please no. That's that euphemistic lying which serves no one. And
> here's what I mean by "euphemistic lying":
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuEQixrBKCc
>
> Let's call it what it really is but, at the same time, make sure it is
> understandable to users what action they need to undertake (or none)
> when they encounter it.

If you feel so strongly about it. "Corrected Error" is an oxymoron. It's
really just the hardware notifying us.


Thanks,
Naveen



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