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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 4/7] ghes_edac: avoid multiple calls to dmi_walk()
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On Mon, 2017-08-14 at 21:34 +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 07:02:15PM +0000, Kani, Toshimitsu wrote:
> > I do not know how likely we see such case, but the code should be
> > written according to the spec.
>
> Well, then you'll have to make ghes_edac_report_mem_error()
> reentrant. Which doesn't look that hard as the only thing it really
> needs from struct ghes_edac_pvt are those string buffers. I guess you
> can try to do the simplest thing first and allocate them on the
> stack.

ghes_edac_report_mem_error() is reentrant as it is now. I think the
current code design of allocating mci & ghes_edac_pvt for each GHES
source entry makes sense. edac_raw_mc_handle_error() also has the same
expectation that the call is serialized per mci.

Thanks,
-Toshi
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