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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 00/21] amd64_edac: EDAC module for AMD64

(cc Doug. He was omitted from the [0/n] email. Please be careul about
that)

On Tue, 28 Apr 2009 18:06:12 +0200
Borislav Petkov <borislav.petkov@amd.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 08:58:52AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 05:05:52PM +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> > > Hi Andrew,
> > > hi Greg,
> > >
> > > I think you've already heard about this driver, so here is a first
> > > upstream submission request. It is quite sizable but partly the reason
> > > for it is that it handles ECC detection and reporting for all AMD
> > > K8, F10h and F11h families. It also implements DRAM error injection
> > > functionality, failing DIMM module detection and some other fun stuff
> > > found on F10h and later CPUs.
> > >
> > > We've been doing testing/bugfixing/scrubbing here for some time, have
> > > converted it to using kernel facilities and basically removed some slack
> > > from it like glue code due to it being maintained out-of-tree. Please
> > > take a look and let us know of any objections/comments you might have so
> > > that we could tackle them on time.
> >
> > At first glance, it looks sane to me.
> >
> > Want me to put it in my driver tree so it can show up in -next? Or is
> > there some other tree you want to use?
>
> -next should be just fine, let the code see some more testing :).

I suspect we will need another iteration because of the rdmsr/wrmsr
thing.

I normally merge EDAC patches via -mm but there will be little overlap
with a new driver such as this and I still haven't got my junk into
linux-next yet. So whatever.



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