[PATCH] clear IOCK NMI before panic

From: Naohiro Ooiwa
Date: Thu Feb 14 2013 - 20:58:28 EST

Hi all

I tried to push an NMI button on HP DL380p Gen8's iLO4.
and then I received an IOCK NMI error.
When panic_on_io_nmi is set to 0, it seems that IOCK NMI error is sent repeatedly.

In case of panic_on_io_nmi=1 and kdump is available,
the second kernel started. But IOCK NMI is sent repeatedly
and second kernel couldn't take a dump.

Though this is just my guess,
We should clear the IOCK of NMI reason before panic().

I tried to create a patch, which works for me.
Is my patch reasonable?

Thanks you.
Naohiro Ooiwa

Signed-off-by: Naohiro Ooiwa <naohiro.ooiwa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
arch/x86/kernel/nmi.c | 5 ++++-
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/nmi.c b/arch/x86/kernel/nmi.c
index f84f5c5..c3cbfbe 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/nmi.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/nmi.c
@@ -209,8 +209,11 @@ io_check_error(unsigned char reason, struct pt_regs *regs)
reason, smp_processor_id());

- if (panic_on_io_nmi)
+ if (panic_on_io_nmi) {
+ outb(reason, NMI_REASON_PORT);
panic("NMI IOCK error: Not continuing");
+ }

/* Re-enable the IOCK line, wait for a few seconds */

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