On Mon, Mar 29, 2004 at 06:39:16PM -0500, Lijun Chen wrote:
> I noticed there is a NMI handler in mips32 kernel tree
> (arch/mips/kernel/head.S and traps.c).
> But there is not a counterpart in mips64. Do we need one?
Personally I don't see much need of this. Even if firmware redirect
NMI to the linux handler, you would die anyway.
> >From Ralf's earlier emails, the execution of NMI will pass through the
> >firmware. Does that
> mean just the firmware handles the NMI?
> And if the NMI can be enabled/disabled?
The NMI on CPU can't be disabled. Of course you can always have extra
PIC in front of the NMI signal and you are free to enable/disable