Re: [RFC PATCH v2 3/4] acpi: apei: Do not panic() when correctable errors are marked as fatal.

From: Alex G.
Date: Wed Apr 25 2018 - 13:28:11 EST

On 04/25/2018 12:15 PM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:00:53AM -0500, Alex G. wrote:
>> Firmware-first.
> Ok, my guess was right.
>> We could probably use more of the native AER print functions, but that's
>> beyond the scope of this patch.
> No no, this does not belong in this patchset.
>> Like the exact thing that this patch series implements? :)
> Exact thing? I don't think so.
> No, your patchset is grafting some funky and questionable side-handler
> which gets to see the PCIe errors first, out-of-line and then it
> practically downgrades their severity outside of the error processing
> flow.

SURPRISE!!! This is a what vs how issue. I am keeping the what, and
working on the how that you suggested.

> What I've been telling you

It's coming (eventually). I'm trying to avoid pushing more than one
series per week.

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