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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/9] PCIe, AER, add aer_recover_queue
    On Tue, 17 May 2011 16:08:37 +0800
    Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com> wrote:

    > In addition to native PCIe AER, now APEI (ACPI Platform Error
    > Interface) GHES (Generic Hardware Error Source) can be used to report
    > PCIe AER errors too. To add support to APEI GHES PCIe AER recovery,
    > aer_recover_queue is added to export the recovery function in native
    > PCIe AER driver.
    >
    > Recoverable PCIe AER errors are reported via NMI in APEI GHES. Then
    > APEI GHES uses irq_work to delay the error processing into an IRQ
    > handler. But PCIe AER recovery can be very time-consuming, so
    > aer_recover_queue, which can be used in IRQ handler, delays the real
    > recovery action into the process context, that is, work queue.

    Applied to linux-next, thanks.

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    Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center


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