Re: [patch] i386: annotate the rest of entry.s::nmi

From: Stas Sergeev
Date: Fri Aug 11 2006 - 13:41:22 EST


Jan Beulich wrote:
even more, as I'm now looking at it, this code seems
outright wrong in using iret since that unmasks NMIs - Stas, is
your pending adjustment to the 16-bit stack handling going to
overcome this?)
No, it leaves the NMI path almost untouched.
But what exactly problem do you see with this iret?
If it unmasks NMI, then it does so for reason, which
is a return from an NMI handler. What exactly is wrong
with it?

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