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    SubjectRe: Problems with EDAC coexisting with BIOS
    On Mer, 2006-05-03 at 21:25 +0100, Tim Small wrote:
    > something with NMI-signalled errors, I was wondering what the problems
    > with using NMI-signalled ECC errors were?

    The big problem with NMI is that it can occur *during* a PCI
    configuration sequence (ie during pci_config_* functions). That means we
    can't safely do some I/O, especially configuration space I/O in an NMI
    handler. At best we could set a flag and catch it afterwards.

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