Bug 466926 - add kernel module for SMI detection
add kernel module for SMI detection
Product: Red Hat Enterprise MRG
Classification: Red Hat
Component: realtime-kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jon Masters
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Reported: 2008-10-14 11:07 EDT by Jon Masters
Modified: 2009-03-13 15:19 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-03-13 15:19:38 EDT
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Description Jon Masters 2008-10-14 11:07:37 EDT
Description of problem:

Add a kernel module that disables local interrupts, binds to a single CPU, and measures time intervals to detect whether or not system BIOS SMI is in place.
Comment 1 Jon Masters 2009-03-13 15:19:38 EDT
Implemented this in current release.

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