Re: [PATCH] Revert "powerpc/64s: machine check interrupt update NMI accounting"

From: Michal Suchánek
Date: Wed Sep 16 2020 - 05:00:46 EST

On Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 08:16:42PM +0200, peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 08:06:59PM +0200, Michal Suchanek wrote:
> > This reverts commit 116ac378bb3ff844df333e7609e7604651a0db9d.
> >
> > This commit causes the kernel to oops and reboot when injecting a SLB
> > multihit which causes a MCE.
> >
> > Before this commit a SLB multihit was corrected by the kernel and the
> > system continued to operate normally.
> >
> > cc: stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Fixes: 116ac378bb3f ("powerpc/64s: machine check interrupt update NMI accounting")
> > Signed-off-by: Michal Suchanek <msuchanek@xxxxxxx>
> Ever since 69ea03b56ed2 ("hardirq/nmi: Allow nested nmi_enter()")
> nmi_enter() supports nesting natively.

And this patch was merged in parallel with this native nesting support
and conflicted with it - hence the explicit nesting in the hunk that did
not conflict.

Either way the bug is present on kernels both with and without
69ea03b56ed2. So besides the conflict 69ea03b56ed2 does not affect this