[PATCH] powerpc: Fix 44x Machine Check handling

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Nov 16 18:41:08 EST 2007

On Fri, 2007-11-16 at 01:40 -0600, Olof Johansson wrote:
> I'm not sure I like this. It introduces another cpu feature flag,
> that we'll soon run out of if it's used to signify version info per
> implementation like this.
> 1) The SET_IVOR could be done from the cpu_setups for 440A instead
> (i.e. introduce one).
> 2) Please just move the machine check handlers out to individual ones
> instead of using the generic one. That way you don't need runtime checks
> between the two (they don't seem to share much of it as-is anyway).
> With the above two changes, you shouldn't need the feature bit any more.

We can easily make the cpu features bigger ... But ok, I'll have a look
at doing it the way you suggest.


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