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

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Mon Feb 12 2024 - 17:09:33 EST

On Mon, Feb 12, 2024 at 01:37:09PM -0800, Tony Luck wrote:
> This made me question the "we don't have an allocator in
> mce_gen_pool_init()". Because if we got through all the
> ACPI stuff, we surely have an allocator.
> Below patch doesn't explode at runtime.

Yap, I see it.

And I can't dig out why it didn't use to work and we had to do it this
way. The earliest thing I found is:

I'll have to dig into my archives tomorrow, on a clear head...