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  • Intel In-Field Scan (IFS) Driver Improved - Will Remove Its "Broken" Tag

    Phoronix: Intel In-Field Scan (IFS) Driver Improved - Will Remove Its "Broken" Tag

    A new Linux driver introduced by Intel earlier this year was the In-Field Scan for making use of new silicon failure testing functionality with upcoming Intel server CPUs. The IFS driver and associated hardware capability is for detecting potential problems not caught by parity or ECC checks on systems in production. In-Field Scan was merged in Linux 5.19 but then shortly thereafter the driver was marked "broken" due to some driver design issues coming to light. New patches for IFS have been posted to improve the driver's design and remove that "broken" tag...

    https://www.phoronix.com/news/Intel-...-Longer-Broken

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    Those are teeth marks. Michael?

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      Originally posted by [email protected] View Post
      Those are teeth marks. Michael?
      Perhaps he is just a chip off the old block, and wants to make sure it is real gold?

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        Originally posted by [email protected] View Post
        Those are teeth marks. Michael?
        Looks like "my dog (almost) ate my CPU"

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