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Date:   Fri, 26 Feb 2021 10:52:50 +0800
From:   Aili Yao <yaoaili@...gsoft.com>
To:     Oscar Salvador <osalvador@...e.de>
CC:     "HORIGUCHI NAOYA堀口 直也)" 
        <naoya.horiguchi@....com>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm,hwpoison: return -EBUSY when page already poisoned

Hi naoya,Oscar,david:
> 
> > We could use some negative value (error code) to report the reported case,
> > then as you mentioned above, some callers need change to handle the
> > new case, and the same is true if you use some positive value.
> > My preference is -EHWPOISON, but other options are fine if justified well.  
> 
> -EHWPOISON seems like a good fit.
> 
I am OK with the -EHWPOISON error code, But I have one doubt here:
When we return this -EHWPOISON error code, Does this means we have to add a new error code
to error-base.h or errno.h? Is this easy realized?

Thanks!
Aili Yao

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