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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -tip 3/3] x86, mce: Add mce=nopoll option to disable timer polling
    Andi Kleen wrote:
    >> How to prevent banks from clearing?
    > Firmware first typically means the firmware gets it one way or another
    > using SMI and that tends to work even when the OS clears because
    > SMI comes first. So stopping the clearing is probably not needed?

    SMI is not only way for firmware.
    IIRC, I heard there are some server doing poll from service processor on
    BMC (Board Management Controller).
    I could be wrong, but always there could be a special case.


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