[PATCH 1/3] PCI/AER: Use 'Correctable' and 'Uncorrectable' spec terms for errors

Jonathan Cameron Jonathan.Cameron at Huawei.com
Sat Dec 9 01:36:12 AEDT 2023

On Wed,  6 Dec 2023 16:42:29 -0600
Bjorn Helgaas <helgaas at kernel.org> wrote:

> From: Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas at google.com>
> The PCIe spec classifies errors as either "Correctable" or "Uncorrectable".
> Previously we printed these as "Corrected" or "Uncorrected".  To avoid
> confusion, use the same terms as the spec.
> One confusing situation is when one agent detects an error, but another
> agent is responsible for recovery, e.g., by re-attempting the operation.
> The first agent may log a "correctable" error but it has not yet been
> corrected.  The recovery agent must report an uncorrectable error if it is
> unable to recover.  If we print the first agent's error as "Corrected", it
> gives the false impression that it has already been resolved.
> Sample message change:
>   - pcieport 0000:00:1c.5: AER: Corrected error received: 0000:00:1c.5
>   + pcieport 0000:00:1c.5: AER: Correctable error received: 0000:00:1c.5
> Signed-off-by: Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas at google.com
Good to tidy this up. FWIW
Reviewed-by: Jonathan Cameron <Jonathan.Cameron at huawei.com>

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