Re: [PATCH] lockless MCE i386 port

From: Zwane Mwaikambo
Date: Sun Nov 14 2004 - 20:42:17 EST

On Sun, 14 Nov 2004, Andi Kleen wrote:

> Just noticed this:
> First I think it would be better if you used the same format
> (with u64) as x86-64 because this is a user visible interface,
> and we get problems with 32bit emulation if it's too different.
> Also it would allow to share the mcelog.c codebase.

Ok, i went for minimal impact and didn't create any userspace visible
changes. I'll go ahead and add the userspace mcelog support.

> A pointer? That doesn't make sense. This record must
> be self contained because it is passed by read()

As above.


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