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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 8/8] x86/MCE/AMD Support new memory interleaving modes during address translation
On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 02:51:27PM -0500, Yazen Ghannam wrote:
> We can add support to get the physical address from firmware in some
> cases. But it looks to me that we'll still need to keep updating the
> translation code in the kernel to cover some platform/user
> configurations.

Unfortunately, that is correct. :-\

> The address translation needs to be done before the notfiers that need
> it, and EDAC comes after all of them. There's also the case where the
> EDAC interface isn't wanted, so amd64_edac will be unloaded.

I'd be interested as to why. Because decoding addresses is amd64_edac
*core* functionality. We can stick it in drivers/edac/mce_amd.c but I'd
like to hear what those valid reasons are, not to use the driver which
is supposed to do that anyway.

Thanks for explaining - it is all clear now.


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