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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 4/7] ghes_edac: avoid multiple calls to dmi_walk()
On Wed, 2017-08-16 at 19:40 +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 05:28:50PM +0000, Kani, Toshimitsu wrote:
> > Assuming this big spinlock works, yes, this addresses my concern
> > that
> You mean, lengthy locked section. We can always switch to on-stack
> buffers if there are issues or even to something more fancy like
> genpool.

Yes, I meant the lengthy locked section. I still think that multiple
mcis is a better approach for concurrency as it naturally addresses it.
But as long as edac func and error handlers are tolerant with this
spinlock and serialization, I am OK with that.

> > I will test the patch with an SCI when I got a chance.  I won't be
> > able to test other notification types or race conditions, though.
> Thanks, here's the latest version with the atomic registration too.

Sure, I will test with this version.

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