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From: Borislav Petkov <>
To: "Ghannam, Yazen" <>
Cc: "" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] x86/MCE/AMD: Skip creating kobjects with NULL names
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:15:41 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180821131541.GE30528@nazgul.tnic> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 06:46:33PM +0000, Ghannam, Yazen wrote:
> Future SMCA systems may have banks whose MCA_IPID is not known so we

You lost me here. How would the IPID not be known? Are you talking about
an old kernel running on new HW and thus the HardwareID in its MCA_IPID
to be unknown to the old kernel?

> In the past, the sysfs entries were named something like "th_bank#" before
> each bank was given a more descriptive name. We can go back to this format
> as a fallback for unrecognized bank types. This will fix the issue with sysfs
> failing and also the interface will still work on new hardware.

You could do: th_bank#<HardwareID> so that we can find what it is by
grepping the PPR.

> I agree. I just wanted to make a small change and fix this issue. I
> think there's a lot we can do to clean up the thresholding code going
> forward.



ECO tip #101: Trim your mails when you reply.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-08-21 13:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-08-09 14:08 [PATCH 1/2] x86/MCE/AMD: Check for NULL banks in THR interrupt handler Yazen Ghannam
2018-08-09 14:08 ` [PATCH 2/2] x86/MCE/AMD: Skip creating kobjects with NULL names Yazen Ghannam
2018-08-09 16:18   ` Borislav Petkov
2018-08-09 18:46     ` Ghannam, Yazen
2018-08-15 15:54       ` Borislav Petkov
2018-08-16 18:46         ` Ghannam, Yazen
2018-08-21 13:15           ` Borislav Petkov [this message]
2018-08-21 18:27             ` Ghannam, Yazen
2018-08-09 16:15 ` [PATCH 1/2] x86/MCE/AMD: Check for NULL banks in THR interrupt handler Borislav Petkov
2018-08-09 18:18   ` Ghannam, Yazen
2018-08-16 19:00     ` Ghannam, Yazen
2018-08-21 13:21       ` Borislav Petkov

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