Trying to freeze and failing ...

Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at
Tue Jun 24 03:45:01 CEST 2003

Andrew Ip <aip at> writes:

> > Doing this in the config file is inappropriate.  We need a test to see
> > if ECC is enabled elsewhere on the motherboard.  
> > A config option may make sense if ECC on/off is a global property of
> > the motherboard.  Otherwise is should be a callback function that checks
> > to see if ecc is enabled.

> I think we can do the following,
> if ecc option is on, then 
> check for ecc availibility
> if ecc is availible, then enable ecc; otherwise, skip ecc.

Sounds reasonable if we have chipsets that do not support ECC.
The conditional logic should be a function defined in a header so
it does not clutter up the code.


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