RE: [RFE] Add stacked registers to SAL records (resend)

From: Luck, Tony <tony.luck_at_intel.com>
Date: 2003-12-06 04:05:38
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-ia64-owner@vger.kernel.org
> [mailto:linux-ia64-owner@vger.kernel.org]On Behalf Of Bjorn Helgaas
> Sent: Friday, December 05, 2003 8:29 AM
> To: Keith Owens; linux-ia64@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: [RFE] Add stacked registers to SAL records (resend)
> 
> 
> On Thursday 04 December 2003 5:59 pm, Keith Owens wrote:
> > SAL error records contain most registers in 
> sal_processor_static_info,
> > but not the stacked registers.  What is the process for 
> adding another
> > GUID to the SAL specification to contain the stacked registers?
> 
> I've always been puzzled about why the stacked registers aren't
> available after an INIT, so this proposal sounds incredibly useful
> to me.  Much of the useful information, i.e., function arguments,
> is in the stacked registers and hence currently unavailable.
> 
> As for getting it added to the spec, I don't really know the process.
> But I'll forward this to our people who deal with the spec.  I think
> it would help to have an actual draft of a proposal.
> 
> Tony Luck might have a good Intel contact, too.

I'm looking around for the right person to pass this to.

-Tony
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