Re: [RFC] Better MCA recovery on IPF

From: Hidetoshi Seto <seto.hidetoshi_at_jp.fujitsu.com>
Date: 2003-11-10 21:33:31
Hi.

> Are you meaning 
> 
> synchronous MCA is caused within an execution context, for example
>     a process is doing a load and hits an exception
> 
> whereas a asynchronous MCA could happen when a line is written back
> to main memory and this could happen outside of the process's context ?

That's right.

Thus, the platform should use data poisoning to get capacity of sending
synchronous MCA instead of asynchronous MCA, even though the poisoning
is not the best way.


Thanks.

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H.Seto <seto.hidetoshi@jp.fujitsu.com>

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