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SubjectRe: MCE boot crash in qemu
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On Mon, 2009-06-15 at 16:22 +0300, Pekka Enberg wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-06-15 at 14:52 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > x86: mce: Handle banks == 0 case in K7 quirk
> >
> > This happens on QEMU which reports MCA capability, but no banks.
> > Without this patch there is a buffer overrun and boot ops because the code
> > would try to initialize the 0 element of a zero length kmalloc()
> > buffer.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
>
> This fixes the bug for me!
>
> Tested-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>

Ingo, I hit this again in my testing after rebasing to linus/master so I
really would like this in mainline.

Pekka



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