> > > Log Message: > > > Expunge the panicstr checks, we don't need them. > > > > can you explain why? > > Sure, [ .. ]
ah, wow. i didn't realise it had such a bad effect on cpus before they actually go properly down. we should probably work hard to make them go down faster if possible, though maybe that's already as good as it can be. > > what sort of crash-time testing did you perform? > > That the system can be debugged and reset cleanly. If we've got code in DDB > that hangs up or crashdups don't work then that's something we should fix. > I've not run into any in a long time, they seem to get fixed. > > Do you have a particular concern or something else in mind? i was also curious about crash dumps working, but mostly this change is about reducing true lossage during a crash. thanks. .mrg.