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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] Add iProc IDM device support

On 12/7/19 9:39 AM, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Dec 2019 15:31:25 -0800
> Ray Jui <> wrote:
>> The Broadcom iProc IDM device allows control and monitoring of ASIC internal
>> bus transactions. Most importantly, it can be configured to detect bus
>> transaction timeout. In such case, critical information such as transaction
>> address that caused the error, bus master ID of the transaction that caused
>> the error, and etc., are made available from the IDM device.
> This seems to have many of the features of an EDAC device reporting
> uncorrectable errors.
> Is there any reason why it is not implemented as such?
> Thanks,
> M.

I thought EDAC errors (in fact, in our case, that's fatal rather than
uncorrectable) are mostly for DDR. Is my understanding incorrect?



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