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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/5] mce-inject: make injected mce valid only during faked handler call
    Andi Kleen wrote:
    >> This has an undesired side-effect: it is possible for it to be
    >> consumed by real machine_check_poll. This may confuse a real system
    >> error and may confuse the mce test suite.
    > You can just disable the poll handler in the test suite. That's
    > what we did.

    I'd like to fix this simply, rather than providing documentation like
    "you should turn off polling before you use the mce-inject."

    >> The injectm.valid becomes "2" only during faked MCE handler call
    >> and protected by IRQ disabling. This make it impossible for real
    >> machine_check_poll to consume it.
    > Using magic numbers for this seems very hackish.

    Right. I'll take other approach in next time.


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