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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] small mca cleanup

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] small mca cleanup
From: "Christoph Egger" <Christoph.Egger@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 17:14:37 +0200
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On Thursday 16 August 2007 16:42:37 Keir Fraser wrote:
> The file you modify is from upstream Linux, and that's where this patch
> belongs.

oh, I have many changes in my queue in files that are from Linux
(and also new files, that are not in Linux).
They do one thing, that does not belong into Linux (or any other OS): 
Notifying guests, preferably Dom0.

I'm about extracting the least intrusive changes first.
We can still push changes into Linux that belong to there.

For more information where this is going to, please see the 
discussion "MCE/MCA concept" on this list. The thread started here:


>  -- Keir
> On 16/8/07 15:36, "Christoph Egger" <Christoph.Egger@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > The MCG_CAP MSR never returns a negative count of available
> > error-reporting banks. Thus make nr_mce_banks  unsigned.
> >
> > While here, do some other minor cleanups.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Christoph Egger <Christoph.Egger@xxxxxxx>

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