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

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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