Description of problem:
Linux Version and Update: EL5U3
Kernel version: [uname -a]
Linux stevlx1253.bc.jsplc.net 2.6.18-188.8.131.52.1.el5 #1 SMP Tue Aug 4 15:23:10 EDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
On el5u3, run:
# /etc/init.d/edac start
Starting edac: [ OK ]
Though it returned 'Ok', but in fact it filed, e.g. no edac* module loaded.
Steps to Reproduce:
A desired output is to report a failure when starting edac instead of 'OK', if there is not hardware support.patch attached
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in the current release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Because the affected component is not scheduled to be updated in the
current release, Red Hat is unfortunately unable to address this
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in the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
This request was erroneously denied for the current release of
Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The error has been fixed and this
request has been re-proposed for the current release.
This bug/component is not included in scope for RHEL-5.11.0 which is the last RHEL5 minor release. This Bugzilla will soon be CLOSED as WONTFIX (at the end of RHEL5.11 development phase (Apr 22, 2014)). Please contact your account manager or support representative in case you need to escalate this bug.
Thank you for submitting this request for inclusion in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. We've carefully evaluated the request, but are unable to include it in RHEL5 stream. If the issue is critical for your business, please provide additional business justification through the appropriate support channels (https://access.redhat.com/site/support).