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Date:   Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:09:05 -0600
From:   "Baicar, Tyler" <tbaicar@...eaurora.org>
To:     Borislav Petkov <bp@...e.de>
Cc:     Sinan Kaya <okaya@...eaurora.org>, Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>,
        rjw@...ysocki.net, lenb@...nel.org, will.deacon@....com,
        james.morse@....com, prarit@...hat.com, punit.agrawal@....com,
        shiju.jose@...wei.com, andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com,
        linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Linux PCI <linux-pci@...r.kernel.org>,
        Huang Ying <ying.huang@...el.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] acpi: apei: call into AER handling regardless of severity

On 8/30/2017 11:14 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 09:42:08AM -0600, Baicar, Tyler wrote:
>> I think with my two patches we will have the desired functionality:
>>
>> GHES_SEV_CORRECTABLE -> AER_CORRECTABLE -> Print AER info, but do not call
>> do_recovery
>>
>> GHES_SEV_RECOVERABLE -> AER_NONFATAL -> Print AER info and do_recovery
>>
>> GHES_RECOVERABLE and CPER_SEC_RESET -> AER_FATAL -> Print AER info and
>> do_recover
> Right, so I'd like to you create a separate function ghes_do_proc_aer()
> or ghes_handle_aer() or so and carve out all the code inside #ifdef
> CONFIG_ACPI_APEI_PCIEAER into it, add your two changes to the patch and
> slap a big fat comment above the new function explaining *why* we're
> doing what we're doing and how we're mapping all the severities to AER
> severity in order to do recovery and/or only to print the error.
>
> So that it is known and people can see in the future why we're doing
> this and what the logic has been and what kind of policy we're chasing
> and so on and so on...
>
> Ok?
>
> Thanks.
Yes, I can do that.

Thanks,
Tyler

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