Re: [PATCH] x86, UV: Fix NMI handler for UV platforms

From: Jack Steiner
Date: Mon Mar 21 2011 - 14:25:25 EST

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 09:15:04PM +0300, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
> On 03/21/2011 08:08 PM, Jack Steiner wrote:
> ...
> >
> > We use KDB internally, and yes, it has the same issue. The version of the
> > patch that uses KDB OR's the "handled" status for both KDB & the UV NMI handler.
> > If either KDB or the UV NMI handler returns "handled", the code in traps.c exits
> > after the call to the first die notifier.
> >
> > Not particularily pretty but I could not find a better way to do it.
> >
> > --- jack
> Btw Jack, I somehow missed (sorry) this patch only handles UV NMI handler so
> for KGDB case you need some other patch on top?

Yes. Internally we usually apply the older KDB patches to our tree.

--- jack
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