Re: [RFC][PATCH] irq_work

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Thu Jun 24 2010 - 09:33:30 EST

> If its a critical error you do all the handling in the kernel and you

I assume you mean in MCE. And the answer is no.

MCE generally can only panic or log, everything else
needs other contexts.

> don't need task context at all, no?

Process context is needed for various recovery schemes, all
that need to sleep for example.

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