Re: [PATCH] lockless MCE i386 port

From: Zwane Mwaikambo
Date: Sun Nov 14 2004 - 20:19:45 EST

On Sun, 14 Nov 2004, Andi Kleen wrote:

> Looks good from a first look.
> One issue is that you will need people to run the mcelog cron job
> and create /dev/mcelog, otherwise they won't see any non fatal
> warnings anymore.
> I'm actually considering to add a tasklet/bit on x86-64 to printk
> a one line warning when any events are in the log. Perhaps that
> would be a good idea here too to make the migration smoother.

I've actually left the nonfatal code to printk from it's timer, then i
have the events which come via int18 to schedule a tasklet which prints
all the output. So it should all functional similarly to the same code
without any userspace changes. Do folks want /dev/mcelog?


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