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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] x86, MCE: Drop default decoding notifier
On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 10:32:35AM -0400, Prarit Bhargava wrote:
> >> .. right ... but we would still see nonsensical messages before the
> >> panic, which will confuse the end user. IMO, dump the messages unless
> >> it's UC. And we shouldn't print out the human readable message at all.
> >>
> > I'd still leave the "mcelog ... " line though as a hint.
> >
> >
> :)
> There are no messages -- that's part of the problem. We're asking a
> user to do something for a message that doesn't exist ...

Yes and no - in the UC case you get all the MCA registers dumped in
print_mce() - and those you want to decode. In the CE case, we won't be
issuing any with the default notifier removed. I just sent you a -v2, I
think it should do what we want.

Or am I missing something...?



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