Re: What does a dead CPU means in CONFIG_HOTPLUG_CPU

From: Skylar Thompson
Date: Sat Dec 18 2004 - 05:27:32 EST

krishna wrote:

Hi all,

Can any one tell what is a "dead CPU" in CONFIG_HOTPLUG_CPU .

It's a CPU that needs to be swapped out while the system is still running. Some high-end systems (Sun SPARCs and IBM POWERs come to mind) don't require a system shutdown to replace a bad CPU.

-- Skylar Thompson (skylar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx)

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