[PATCH 2/2] x86/MCE: Add command line option to extend MCE Records pool

From: Naik, Avadhut
Date: Fri Feb 09 2024 - 15:37:00 EST


On 2/9/2024 14:09, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 09, 2024 at 02:02:49PM -0600, Naik, Avadhut wrote:
>> Is it safe to assume that users will always want to increase the size
>> of the pool and not decrease it?
> Why don't you make the gen pool size a function of the number of CPUs on
> the system and have it all work automagically?
IIUC, this is exactly what the first patch in this series is trying to accomplish.
Please correct me if I understood wrong.

> Burdening the user with yet another cmdline switch is a bad idea. We
> have way too many as it is.
> This stuff should work out-of-the-box, without user intervention if
> possible. And it is possible in this case.
> Okay. Will drop the command line argument.

Avadhut Naik
> Thx.