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SubjectRe: [PATCH V3] acpi: apei: clear error status before acknowledging the error
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On 9/13/2017 8:40 AM, Baicar, Tyler wrote:
> On 8/29/2017 2:16 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 10:53:41AM -0600, Tyler Baicar wrote:
>>> Currently we acknowledge errors before clearing the error status.
>>> This could cause a new error to be populated by firmware in-between
>>> the error acknowledgment and the error status clearing which would
>>> cause the second error's status to be cleared without being handled.
>>> So, clear the error status before acknowledging the errors.
>>>
>>> Also, make sure to acknowledge the error if the error status read
>>> fails.
>>>
>>> V3: Seperate check for -ENOENT return value
>>>
>>> V2: Only send error ack if there was an error populated
>>>      Remove curly braces that are no longer needed
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Tyler Baicar <tbaicar@codeaurora.org>
>>> ---
>>>   drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c | 16 +++++++++-------
>>>   1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>> Reviewed-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
> Hello Rafael,
>
> Were you able to apply this patch?
I haven't heard anything on this patch. It would be great to have it in
4.14 :)

Thanks,
Tyler

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