Crash physical search on live session not recommended :-)
----- Original Message -----
> On Tue, 2011-03-01 at 00:13 +0000, Montgomery, Bob wrote:
> > On Mon, 2011-02-28 at 21:59 +0000, Dave Anderson wrote:
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > On Thu, 2011-02-24 at 15:18 +0000, Dave Anderson wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > > While testing my search patch, I kicked off an unconstrained physical
> > > > > > search on a live session and hung the machine so thoroughly that it
> > > > > > required a visit to the machine room to physically unplug it to get the
> > > > > > remote console back up. Coincidence? Or should physical address search
> > > > > > on a live session be constrained somehow for safety?
> > I'm guessing that's bad :-) I'll implement the rejector code in the
> > physical search, and see if I can avoid a trip to the machine room.
> Something like this? It seems to be surviving physical searches on my
> live session now. Any reason this would thwart the purpose of the
> physical search in any way? "But I wanted to search pci space..."
Nah -- it's meant for physical memory only.
Queued for version 5.1.3.
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