Re: [PATCH] Re: [Patch] MCE, APEI: Don't enable CMCI when FirmwareFirst mode is set in

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Mon Jun 17 2013 - 04:21:45 EST

On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 01:41:03PM +0530, Naveen N. Rao wrote:
> Yes, we used to poll since we do not get notified via MCE/CMCI.
> However, with firmware first set in CMC structure, the firmware is
> now controlling all corrected error reporting for these banks. So, we
> should not be looking at these MCA banks at all.


then the bank polling disabling part should be generic code (i.e., not
in mce_intel) since it is part of the APEI crap. The CMCI disabling
should be Intel-specific only as AMD has a similar mechanism which we'll
need to disable at some point too.



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