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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] NMI handler message passing / work deferral API
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    Dave Peterson <dave_peterson@pobox.com> writes:

    > Below is an experimental 2.6.11.5 kernel patch that implements the
    > following:
    >
    > - A generic mechanism for safely passing information from NMI handlers
    > to code that executes outside NMI context.

    See the machine check queueing implementation in
    arch/x86_64/kernel/mce.c. It does exactly that already.

    Several other architectures already have similar mechanisms.

    -Andi
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