RE: [PATCH] make INIT# handler call panic

From: Cliff Larsen <clarsen_at_egenera.com>
Date: 2004-11-12 04:18:47
On Wed, 2004-11-10 at 20:14, Luck, Tony wrote:
> You could change the call to ia64_sal_set_vectors in ia64_mca_init
> to point all cpus to just one routine (pass pointer to the same
> routine for monarch/slave) ... and then have the OS init code
> handle the serialization.  That would work on both correct and
> buggy SAL implementations.
> 
> -Tony

Certainly true. Do you have any sense of how widespread the problem
is? Being relatively new to Itanium and having just a SR870BH2 
to work with, I'm wondering whether such a workaround would be
generally useful.

-- 
Cliff Larsen <clarsen@egenera.com>

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