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Date:   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:49:41 -0500
From:   Prarit Bhargava <prarit@...hat.com>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Prarit Bhargava <prarit@...hat.com>,
        Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>,
        Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, x86@...nel.org,
        linux-edac@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] x86/mce: Fix initialization error warning

When booting kernel with mce=off a loud warning from the mce code
is displayed.  This causes confusion for end users.

Add a check to see if MCE is available before outputting the warning
message.

Signed-off-by: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@...hat.com>
Cc: Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
Cc: x86@...nel.org
Cc: linux-edac@...r.kernel.org
---
 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mcheck/mce.c |    3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mcheck/mce.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mcheck/mce.c
index 00ef43233e03..943a0c440c55 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mcheck/mce.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mcheck/mce.c
@@ -2662,7 +2662,8 @@ static __init int mcheck_init_device(void)
 	free_cpumask_var(mce_device_initialized);
 
 err_out:
-	pr_err("Unable to init device /dev/mcelog (rc: %d)\n", err);
+	if (mce_available(&boot_cpu_data))
+		pr_err("Unable to init device /dev/mcelog (rc: %d)\n", err);
 
 	return err;
 }
-- 
1.7.9.3

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