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

From: Jan Beulich
Date: Mon Aug 14 2006 - 02:48:47 EST

>> 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?

Oh, yes, you're right, I didn't pay attention to the second do_nmi
call in that path.

Sorry, Jan
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