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SubjectRe: [PATCH V1 0/6] Add UEFI 2.6 and ACPI 6.1 updates for RAS on ARM64
On Fri, Feb 05, 2016 at 12:13:22PM -0700, Tyler Baicar wrote:
> Add support for Generic Hardware Error Source (GHES) v2, which introduces the
> capability for the OS to acknowledge the consumption of the error record
> generated by the Reliability, Availability and Serviceability (RAS) controller.
> This eliminates potential race conditions between the OS and the RAS controller.
>
> Add support for the timestamp field added to the Generic Error Data Entry v3,
> allowing the OS to log the time that the error is generated by the firmware,
> rather than the time the error is consumed. This improves the correctness of
> event sequences when analyzing error logs. The timestamp is added in
> ACPI 6.1, reference Table 18-343 Generic Error Data Entry.
>
> Add support for ARMv8 Common Platform Error Record (CPER) per UEFI 2.6
> specification. ARMv8 specific processor error information is reported as part of
> the CPER records. This provides more detail on for processor error logs.
>
> Synchronous External Abort (SEA) represents a specific processor error condition
> in ARM systems. A handler is added to recognize SEA errors, and a notifier is
> added to parse and report the errors before the process is killed. Refer to
> section N.2.1.1 in the Common Platform Error Record appendix of the UEFI 2.6
> specification.
>
> Depends on: [PATCH v5] acpi, apei, arm64: APEI initial support for aarch64.
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/12/10/131

Did the TLB flushing issue ever get sorted out with that series?

http://marc.info/?l=linux-arm-kernel&m=145009373307418&w=2

It doesn't affect arm64, but I think it's a real issue for x86 when local
invalidation is in effect to avoid IPIs from interrupt context.

Will

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