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Re: [Xen-devel] (XEN) Xen BUG at amd_nonfatal.c:165 on a new amd g34 boa

To: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] (XEN) Xen BUG at amd_nonfatal.c:165 on a new amd g34 board
From: Luke S Crawford <lsc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: 20 May 2010 05:13:18 -0400
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Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Ah, looks like half the MCE stuff is not even hooked up the mce boot
> > parameter. Well, I expect Christoph Egger can help: he implemented a lot of
> > the MCE mechanism, and especially the AMD parts.
> > 
> > I think the mce boot parameter should, when disabled, cause the MCE feature
> > bits to be removed from Xen's copy of CPUID feature flags. That would easily
> > disable all MCE logic throughout Xen.
> Actually I think the attached patch should work, in conjunction with
> specifying no-mce (4.0/unstable) or nomce (3.4) as a Xen boot parameter. Let
> me know if it works okay for you.
> I've applied the patch to xen-unstable as c/s 21360.

So this patch was applied to 3.4-testing now, and it works beautifully.  
I can repeatably remove nomce from the command line, and i get the error.
I re-add nomce to the command line, and everything works great.  


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