RE: Multiple Processors on OS_MCA

From: Luck, Tony <tony.luck_at_intel.com>
Date: 2004-08-04 07:26:15
>> That wasn't intended to be a final solution ... just a temporary fix
>> to make sure that two processors couldn't enter the kernel at the
>> same time (which would lead to chaos in the current implementation
>> because we only have one block of memory declared to save registers,
>> use a stack etc.).
>
>Is there a plan for the next step towards the final solution?
>
>For example, would it make sense to have per CPU register & stack
>save areas (etc) to handle multiple OS_MCAs concurrently?

Zoltan posted a patch to do this ... but it looked like a huge
re-write in one big patch, and I didn't have time to look at it
then (and still don't now).  But if you wanted to dig it up, update
it and break it into bite-sized pieces ...

-Tony
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Received on Tue Aug 3 17:34:32 2004

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