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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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