Re: [PATCH 00/22] HWPOISON: Intro (v5)

From: Russ Anderson
Date: Tue Jun 16 2009 - 15:44:57 EST

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 03:29:34PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> I think you're wrong about killing processes decreasing
> reliability. Traditionally we always tried to keep things running if possible
> instead of panicing.

Customers love the ia64 feature of killing a user process instead of
panicing the system when a user process hits a memory uncorrectable
error. Avoiding a system panic is a very good thing.

Russ Anderson, OS RAS/Partitioning Project Lead
SGI - Silicon Graphics Inc rja@xxxxxxx
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