Re: [PATCH 0/3] iommu/amd: IOMMU Error Reporting/Handling/Filtering

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Fri Jun 21 2013 - 13:36:44 EST

On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 06:24:55PM +0200, Joerg Roedel wrote:
> I would rather not create another user-space interface for this which
> we then have to keep forever because someone started using it. What
> we need is a well defined mechanism to report these kernel metrics to
> userspace which can then do with it whatever it wants. I think EDAC
> can provide that interface.

What exactly do you think it should provide? A fast way to carry error
info to userspace (tracepoint) or some sort of error collection and
evaluation (need to do it yourself anyway - there's no such thing in

IOW, what specific functionality in EDAC are you actually thinking of?


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