Bug#666556: Please enable Intel Sandy-Bridge Integrated MC CONFIG_EDAC_SBRIDGE
On 01/04/12 08:20, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Sat, 2012-03-31 at 19:30 +0200, Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez wrote:
>> Source: linux-2.6
>> Version: 3.2.12-1
>> Severity: normal
>> Please enable the support for the Intel Sandy-Bridge memory controller
>> for EDAC so we can take advantage of ECC ram modules on this platform.
> As you may know, EDAC is not required for ECC. It does improve error
> reporting and helps you to identify faulty modules.
Yes, I discover this after sending the bug report. Sorry for the confusion.
>> Just set CONFIG_EDAC_SBRIDGE=m in the .config
> The driver is marked as experimental and there are several important bug
> fixes post-3.2. If we enable it, we also need to apply those bug fixes
> and possibly others.
The diff between 3.4-rc1 and 3.2 for this driver is small, so probably
its worth applying this bug fixes and enabling it.
I believe that sandy bridge based architectures are going to be very
used during the debian wheezy reign.
Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez http://neutrino.es
Igalia - Free Software Engineering http://www.igalia.com