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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] [hwloc-svn] svn:hwloc r2018
From: Brice Goglin (Brice.Goglin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-04-30 08:22:13


It looks good, except that I would replace "check to ensure..." with
something less mandatory since upgrading the BIOS may be dangerous :)

Brice

On 30/04/2010 13:57, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> Check out r2023 -- how's that?
>
> If you like, please move to v1.0 branch...
>
>
> On Apr 29, 2010, at 2:07 PM, Brice Goglin wrote:
>
>
>> To be backported in 1.0 branch after comments/proof-reading.
>>
>>
>> On 29/04/2010 20:06, bgoglin_at_[hidden] wrote:
>>
>>> Author: bgoglin
>>> Date: 2010-04-29 14:06:21 EDT (Thu, 29 Apr 2010)
>>> New Revision: 2018
>>> URL: https://svn.open-mpi.org/trac/hwloc/changeset/2018
>>>
>>> Log:
>>> Try to document (in the bug/question section) that upgrading the kernel/BIOS may help
>>> Text files modified:
>>> trunk/doc/hwloc.doxy | 11 +++++++++++
>>> 1 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> Modified: trunk/doc/hwloc.doxy
>>> ==============================================================================
>>> --- trunk/doc/hwloc.doxy (original)
>>> +++ trunk/doc/hwloc.doxy 2010-04-29 14:06:21 EDT (Thu, 29 Apr 2010)
>>> @@ -317,6 +317,17 @@
>>> Bug reports should be reported in the tracker
>>> (https://svn.open-mpi.org/trac/hwloc/).
>>>
>>> +If you ever notice that hwloc seems to discover a wrong
>>> +or strange topology for your machine, you should first
>>> +make sure that you are running an uptodate operating
>>> +system.
>>> +Indeed, most of hwloc topology discovery relies on hardware
>>> +information retrieved through the operation system, for
>>> +instance in the /sys virtual filesystem of the Linux kernel.
>>> +If upgrading your OS or Linux kernel does not solve your
>>> +problem, upgrading the BIOS may also help in some cases.
>>> +
>>> +
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>>> </div><div class="section" id="credits">
>>> \endhtmlonly
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