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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 00/21 v2] amd64_edac: EDAC module for AMD64

* Borislav Petkov <> wrote:

> > -Andi (who thinks all of this decoding should be in user space
> > anyways)
> Think of a big data center with a thousands of 2,4,8 socket blades
> and the admin collecting mce output and running around decoding
> the errors on his workstation. Even worse, the blades have
> different DIMM configurations due to hw upgrades/newer machines.
> I'd much rather have the complete decoding done in kernel, where
> all the information needed for proper decoding is present and with
> the error landing in syslog or some other monitored buffer instead
> of reconstructing it in userspace.

Yes, this aspect of the design is correct. The MCE code is seriously
mis-designed that way, lets not repeat it for EDAC :)


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