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From: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@suse.de>
To: Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>, Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@suse.de>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Alex Williamson <alex.williamson@hp.com>,
	Kevin Stansell <kstansel@us.ibm.com>
Subject: Re: [patch] Add insmod option to force the use of the backup timer.
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2007 14:20:09 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <45E6D309.5050409@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070228185505.GA17193@redhat.com>

Dave Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 11:23:46AM +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>  > The test which automatically enables the backup timer on some HP
>  > machines doesn't trigger on other hardware which needs the backup
>  > timer too.
> 
> Did you figure out *why* that test doesn't trigger?

I didn't, probably a slightly different hardware bug.

> Making that work seems a better solution to me than adding magic
> options that users won't know they have to use.

Sure, that would be better.  I'll leave that to the ibm guys who own the
hardware in question ;)

cheers,
  Gerd

-- 
Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@suse.de>

  reply	other threads:[~2007-03-01 13:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-28 10:23 Gerd Hoffmann
2007-02-28 18:55 ` Dave Jones
2007-03-01 13:20   ` Gerd Hoffmann [this message]
2007-03-06  3:03     ` Andrew Morton
2007-03-06  4:22       ` Alex Williamson

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