Re: [PATCH 7/15] misc: Make x86 doublefault handling optional

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Wed Nov 16 2005 - 14:45:42 EST

On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 01:21:48PM -0600, Scott Garfinkle wrote:

> I tend to agree with the spirit of Andi's comment -- disabling this
> will (I think) make the rare time when it happens into something
> impossible to debug without a new kernel and reproducing the problem.
> Not being familiar with EMBEDDED, I am curious whether the savings is
> critical.

menuconfig EMBEDDED
bool "Configure standard kernel features (for small systems)"
This option allows certain base kernel options and settings
to be disabled or tweaked. This is for specialized
environments which can tolerate a "non-standard" kernel.
Only use this if you really know what you are doing.

So yes, Matt's patch does make sense.


BTW: Don't strip the Cc when replying to linux-kernel.


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