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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -v3 0/5] ACPI, APEI, APEI basic support
    v2 replaced by v3 in acpi-test tree

    thanks,
    Len Brown, Intel Open Source Technology Center

    On Mon, 28 Dec 2009, Huang Ying wrote:

    >
    > APEI stands for ACPI Platform Error Interface, which allows to report
    > errors (for example from chipset) to the operating system. This
    > improves NMI handling especially. In addition it supports error
    > serialization and error injection.
    >
    > This patchset provides basic support for APEI, some important parts
    > such as ERST, HEST generic error source and BEST are still missing
    > because they are not finalized yet.
    >
    > The HEST tabling parsing code will be used by PCIE AER intialization
    > code to prevent touching PCIE root port in firmware first mode. EINJ
    > can be used to test some RAS related code such as MCE and PCIE AER.
    >
    >
    > v3:
    >
    > - Use acpi_os_read/write_port.
    >
    > - Fix error message for firmware bug.
    >
    > - Remove hest_exit.
    >
    > v2:
    >
    > - Separate pre-map + atomic read/write into atomicio.c from
    > apei-base.c and in separated patch.
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