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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
Cc: minyard@acm.org, Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [patch 4/4] ipmi: add new IPMI nmi watchdog handling
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 20:16:32 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070214201632.a7f18794.akpm@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <17875.56356.396676.239952@cargo.ozlabs.ibm.com>

On Thu, 15 Feb 2007 15:05:56 +1100 Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org> wrote:

> Andrew Morton writes:
> 
> > This is all fairly unpleasant.
> > 
> > What architecture is preventing us from using DIE_NMI_POST on all
> > architectures which support ipmi?  ia64?
> > 
> > It would be better to simply require that all ipmi-using architectures
> > implement notify_die(DIE_NMI_POST, ...).
> 
> We're starting to see IPMI creeping on powerpc as well, and we don't
> have an NMI.
> 

Sure, but you could implement the registration function.  I mean, you
_would_ call the NMI callback if you could, right ;)

As it stands, this change is pretty gruesome...

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-15  4:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-14 20:12 Corey Minyard
2007-02-15  3:57 ` Andrew Morton
2007-02-15  4:05   ` Paul Mackerras
2007-02-15  4:16     ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2007-02-15 15:49       ` Corey Minyard
2007-02-15 22:21         ` Andrew Morton
2007-02-16  0:26           ` Corey Minyard
2007-02-19 20:14           ` Corey Minyard

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