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SubjectRe: Machine check exception? (2.4.6+SMP+VIA)
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By author: Dave Jones <>
In newsgroup:
> On Mon, 9 Jul 2001, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> > Actually you merged that with Linus a few revisions back iirc.
> > I don't see it for K7/AMD:
> > cw:tty5@tapu(kernel)$ grep machine_check\(struct\ pt bluesmoke.c
> > static void intel_machine_check(struct pt_regs * regs, long error_code)
> There is no K7 specific implementation. It's the same as the Intel MSRs.
> From the comment in the file:
> case X86_VENDOR_AMD:
> /*
> * AMD K7 machine check is Intel like
> */
> if(c->x86 == 6)
> intel_mcheck_init(c);
> break;

Note that I released a patch to make bluesmoke a lot more generic
quite a while ago. Linus was in the "I don't want to even hear about
anything but critical bugfixes" mode at that point, so it didn't get

If anyone is interested, it is at:

Let me know if you want me to bring it forward.

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