Re: Linux 2.6.39-rc3

From: Joerg Roedel
Date: Fri Apr 15 2011 - 10:28:34 EST

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 04:04:45PM +0200, Andreas Herrmann wrote:
> What about tagging this patch for stable/longterm releases?
> Potentially there are other cases where certain combinations of
> hardware(GPUs)/drivers/whatsoever might trigger a GartTlbWlkErr. If
> the BIOS doesn't follow the BKDG recommendation to mask these errors,
> the system will hang/reboot. Thus I think having this quirk in .32 and
> .38 (at least) is useful.

Right, thats certainly a good idea. The problem is not specific to GPUs,
any other device can trigger this too.


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