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SubjectRe: [PATCH V15 03/11] cper: add timestamp print to CPER status printing
On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 10:04:35AM -0600, Baicar, Tyler wrote:
> This is basically what I already had in v14...you asked to move it into a
> different if-statement? https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/4/12/397

Well, clearly I've been smoking some nasty potent sh*t. :-\

/me goes and looks at the spec:

"Bit 0 – Timestamp is precise if this bit is set and correlates to the
time of the error event."

So why are we even printing the timestamp when !precise?

IOW, I think we should do:

if (!(timestamp[3] & 0x1))
printk("%stimestamp imprecise\n", pfx);
else {
sec = ..
min = ...

...
}

and print the actual values only when the timestamp is precise.
Otherwise it has *some* values which could just as well be completely
random. And it's not like we're reporting the error tomorrow - it is
mostly a couple of seconds from logging to the fw pushing it out...

--
Regards/Gruss,
Boris.

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