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Re: System locking: kernel-2.4.6pre3-xfs

To: Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: System locking: kernel-2.4.6pre3-xfs
From: Keith Owens <kaos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2001 18:27:28 +1000
Cc: ptb@xxxxxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Your message of "Fri, 13 Jul 2001 10:19:27 +0200." <3B4EAF0F.D98631AC@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, 13 Jul 2001 10:19:27 +0200, 
Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>Sorry, I thought it is the watchdog of a 'server managment card'
>generating NMI's. Stupid question: what happens if for example Memory
>Error Correction generates an NMI because it detected an error?

They are distinguished by the presence of error codes in port 0x61.
See arch/i386/kernel/traps.c, do_nmi().

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