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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v4 3/3] acpi: apei: Do not panic() on PCIe errors reported through GHES
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On 05/11/2018 12:41 PM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 12:01:52PM -0500, Alex G. wrote:
>> I understand your concern with unhandled AER errors evolving into MCE's.
>> That's extremely rare, but when it happens you still panic due to the
>> MCE.
>
> I don't like leaving holes in the handling of PCIe errors. You need to
> handle only those errors which are caused by hot-removal and not affect
> other error types. Or do a comprehensive PCIe errors handling of all
> errors in the AER driver.

Forget about how AER works, and worry about parity with native AER. If
AER is buggy, it will have the same bug in native and FFS cases. Right
now we're paranoid, over-babying the errors, and don't even make it to
the handler. How is this better?

Alex

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