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

To: Christoph Egger <Christoph.Egger@xxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] small mca cleanup
From: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 16:28:33 +0100
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Oh yeah, sure: Xen-specific stuff and the general MCE/MCA reworking that
you're talking about are one thing. But there's no point in minor fixes and
stylistic cleanups going into Xen and bypassing upstream Linux.

 -- Keir

On 16/8/07 16:14, "Christoph Egger" <Christoph.Egger@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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:
> http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2007-05/msg01015.html
> Christoph
>>  -- 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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