RE: [RFC] Better MCA recovery on IPF

From: Luck, Tony <tony.luck_at_intel.com>
Date: 2003-11-08 12:15:46
> I can estimate what the procedure includes, such as changing 
> poisoned memory to uncacheable, clearing suspect data in cache, and storing 
> zeros to the poisoned area.

There is no way to tell if the error is soft/transient
and can be cleared by that sequence, or hard/permanent.

The safest option is to simply take the page with
the error out of service and not re-use it.

-Tony
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