Re: [PATCH 5/5] Itanium MC Error Injection Tool: pal_mc_error_inject() interface

From: Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu_at_intel.com>
Date: 2006-12-12 06:44:48
On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 01:44:44PM -0600, Russ Anderson wrote:
> Fenghua Yu wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 10:02:52AM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> > > > 
> > > >+#define PAL_MC_ERROR_INJECT	276	/* Injects processor error or returns injection capabilities */
> > > 
> > > Does this need a particular version of PAL?
> >
> > Yes, the latest Montecito PAL supports this feature.
> 
> I assume you mean PAL 8.30.  
Yes.

> 
> >  Please note because of errata in PAL, some errors
> > can not be injected correctly. Please see patch [2/5] for tested working errors.
> 
> The easy way to tell is the -q (query) option.
> 
> On Madison:
> 
> piton:~/rja.2619-5 # ./err_injection_tool -q
> All capabilities implemented in pal_mc_error_inject:
> No capabilities supported.
> 
> On Montecito:
> 
> cobra:~/rja.2619-5 # ./err_injection_tool -q
> All capabilities implemented in pal_mc_error_inject:
> For err_sev=0, err_struct=1, struct_hier=2: capabilities 0x100001c12
> For err_sev=0, err_struct=1, struct_hier=3: capabilities 0x100001c12
> For err_sev=1, err_struct=1, struct_hier=2: capabilities 0x100001c12
> For err_sev=1, err_struct=2, struct_hier=2: capabilities 0x100000013
> For err_sev=1, err_struct=3, struct_hier=1: capabilities 0x100010007
> For err_sev=2, err_struct=1, struct_hier=2: capabilities 0x100001c0a
> 
> 
This is good way to actually check the capabilities. But still please note one reported capability might be buggy in PAL.
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