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Re: [patch] linux: DBE/IBE handling rewrite

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Subject: Re: [patch] linux: DBE/IBE handling rewrite
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 14:05:52 +0200
Cc: Ladislav Michl <>,
In-reply-to: <>; from on Wed, Jun 26, 2002 at 01:51:08PM +0200
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On Wed, Jun 26, 2002 at 01:51:08PM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

> >  This way, the fixup search is invoked first and a system-specific handler
> > can judge whether to let the fixup be invoked or a serious failure
> > happened and the system should act appropriately.  The handler can do
> > whatever actions are needed (e.g. clear error status data in system
> > registers, report ECC syndromes, etc.) for the system for both cases.
>  OK, here is the code.  I wrote it a bit differently from what I
> considered yesterday, as fixup doesn't seem useful for a system-specific
> handler.  With the following code only a boolean flag is passed informing
> whether a fixup is available and the handler can decide how to treat an
> error, based on the state passed as arguments and possibly additional one
> obtained from system-specific resources.  Both MIPS and MIPS64 are handled
> in the same way.  For MIPS64 it means a removal of duplicated similar code
> as well.  I adjusted some SGI-specific code appropriately, but platform
> maintainers will have to check if bus_error_init() stubs are OK for them.
>  Ralf, OK to apply?

Certainly looks saner than what we're having right now.  Please apply.


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