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    SubjectRE: [RFC/Requirements/Design] h/w error reporting
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    On Wed, 2010-11-10 at 10:23 -0800, Luck, Tony wrote:
    > > A few of things that pop up quickly are:
    > >
    > > 1) lockless
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    > This is a clear requirement for use in h/w error
    > reporting too. Taking locks in NMI or machine
    > check handler isn't an option.

    Don't worry, lots of PMIs are NMIs, perf needs to be fully NMI safe
    otherwise things simply don't work.


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