Hyperthreading problem: remote access
Tue Feb 1 22:32:00 GMT 2005
On Tue, 1 Feb 2005, Joris van der Sande wrote:
> Larry Hall wrote:
> > Chris has already answered that question earlier in
> > the discussion. He needs physical access to the
> > machine to resolve this problem. Remote access isn't
> > enough.
> Forgive my ignorance, but I read the archives back to
> 1 jan 2004 but found no explanation why remote access
> doesn't help the developers to track down the problem.
> Could someone please point me to the relevant postings?
Specifically, cgf wrote:
>Fixing this problem will be difficult. Dealing with race conditions
>like this always is difficult. I don't want to do this over the
>internet. It would be too painful and there is no guarantee that I
>could even do it at all. It could involve machine reboots (I just had
>to do one of these yesterday while debugging a non-thread race
Mostly, this is a case of a volunteer not wanting to deal with that sort
of hassle. YMMV.
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