Re: [PATCH 0/7] ACPI, APEI patches for 2.6.39
From: Len Brown
Date: Wed Mar 23 2011 - 00:16:34 EST
> > > > [PATCH 1/7] Add Kconfig option ARCH_HAVE_NMI_SAFE_CMPXCHG
> > > > [PATCH 2/7] lib, Add lock-less NULL terminated single list
> > > > [PATCH 3/7] ACPI, APEI, Add ERST record ID cache
> > > > [PATCH 4/7] PCIe, AER, use pre-generated prefix in error information printing
> > > > [PATCH 5/7] ACPI, APEI, Add PCIe AER error information printing support
I'll submit just 3,4,5/7 for upstream w/ the ACPI tree.
I'd like to see andrew take 1,2,6 (which now need to be refreshed)
in mm and when they ship, that will enable 7/7, which is the reason
that they exist.
> > > > [PATCH 6/7] lib, Make gen_pool memory allocator lockless
> > > > [PATCH 7/7] ACPI, APEI, GHES, printk support for recoverable error via NMI
> > >
> > > I've put this series into acpi-test, so it will be visible in linux-next;
> > > but I'm not the right person to review the generic lockless stuff,
> > > who is?
> > I reviewed it earlier and it seemed good to me (unless it has
> > changed), but Linus wanted non Intel reviewers too. Any takers?
> As for
> [PATCH 1/7] Add Kconfig option ARCH_HAVE_NMI_SAFE_CMPXCHG
> [PATCH 2/7] lib, Add lock-less NULL terminated single list
> [PATCH 6/7] lib, Make gen_pool memory allocator lockless
> they are general kernel patches. I remember you have reviewed some
> earlier version of these patches, and merged 1/2 into -mm tree. Do you
> have time to review these patches? Although Andi has reviewed them, we
> really need some non-Intel reviewers.
> Huang Ying
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