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Date:	Sun, 7 Sep 2008 11:11:12 +0200
From:	Ingo Molnar <>
To:	Jeremy Fitzhardinge <>
Cc:, Hugh Dickens <>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <>,
	Alan Jenkins <>,
	Rafał Miłecki <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3 of 3] x86: clean up memory corruption check and add
	more kernel parameters

* Jeremy Fitzhardinge <> wrote:

> +	memory_corruption_check=0/1 [X86]

could you please add a second .config parameter as well:


which turns this parameter 1 without having to specify it on the boot 
command line. That way -tip's randconfig testing can check this on a 
couple of boxes and the WARN() will be detected automatically.

Also, i'd suggest to make the defaults of the scanning parameters be as 
widely enabled as reasonable - we want to see how much real problems 
this can catch.

> +        bool "Check for low memory corruption"
> +	default y

please make it default-disabled.

Looks good otherwise.

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