Re: [PATCH 1/2] x86/mce: Only restart instruction after machinecheck recovery if it is safe

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Mon May 14 2012 - 17:56:05 EST

On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 11:02:59AM -0700, Tony Luck wrote:
> On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 10:17 AM, Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I was wondering about that but don't have any other flags/use cases.
> > Well, we can always change it later if needed.
> So is that an Ack? I was thinking that I should send this part to
> Linus now ... since restarting from a fault when RIPV isn't set
> could result in an application doing something bad (like getting
> the wrong answer).

Yep, sure.



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