From: Alex G. [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:48 AM
To: Borislav Petkov <bp(a)alien8.de>
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Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v3 3/3] acpi: apei: Warn when GHES marks
correctable errors as "fatal"
On 04/26/2018 06:20 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> Pasting the same comment from last time since you missed it:
> "No, I don't want any of that crap issuing stuff in dmesg and then
> people opening bugs and running around and trying to replace hardware.
> We either can handle the error and log a normal record somewhere
Usually nobody looks at these, it seems to me. On windows, ACPI errors just go into the
> cannot and explode.
This of course would be more windows behavior.
> The complaining about the FW doesn't bring shit."
We seem to get down to more of a philosophical problem. Basically, just ignore errors or
report them somewhere where they will be actually seen. Or, just crash.
" Borislav, if you don't like the third patch in the series, feel free
to leave it out. THings will work beautifully with or without it."