Re: [RFC/PATCH, 2/4] readX_check() performance evaluation

From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds_at_osdl.org>
Date: 2004-01-29 09:59:12
On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Doing a status read from the device should do it (just read the config 
> > space, for example).
> 
> The device is just not known. iirc you only get a bit in the bridge, which
> leaves a wide choice.

read_pcix_error() _does_ know the device. The driver tells it.

Remember: none of this should be done at machine check time. 

		Linus
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