[rescue] ECC [was: Re: WOT: Ebay changes to IBM from SunE10Kservers?]
shannon at widomaker.com
Fri Jul 18 10:16:11 CDT 2003
On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 11:30:58AM -0500, Scott Newell wrote:
> >Just because you get an NMI, doesn't mean you know what to do with it,
> >or that the hardware gives you enough information.
> Does it throw an NMI on a correctable or uncorrectable ECC condition?
Does what throw an NMI?
"It" will do a variety of things depending on who made it.
> What's the proper response for an uncorrectable error--halt the machine,
> log and continue as if nothing happened, something in between?
The proper response is to log the error, mark the memory unusable, and
Some systems do this, some don't.
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