[Patch 2/6] x86: mce: Convert mce code to xpanic
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederm at xmission.com
Fri May 27 14:01:29 EDT 2011
"K.Prasad" <prasad at linux.vnet.ibm.com> writes:
> commit aea29c4a9324f24b5c61e7c3919a8137a53be935
> Author: Andi Kleen <ak at linux.intel.com>
> Date: Fri Nov 19 18:42:02 2010 +0100
> x86: mce: Convert mce code to xpanic
> - Pass in the panic timeout directly instead of
> abusing global variable.
> - Disable backtraces and kexecs on machine check panics
> because they don't do anything useful.
Nacked-by: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm at xmission.com>
Kexec on panic does not fact do something useful, and usable
The mce_panic_timeout looks like a horrible hack that should
be killed. Why do we think we know better than the sysadmin
that sets up the system.
More information about the kexec