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Re: cleaning up NMI handling in trap()
On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 03:27:00PM -0500, David Young wrote:
> Today I noticed that in trap() on amd64 and i386, the code for handling
> NMI is a rat's nest of #ifdefs. I've tried to clean it up by adding
> some weak stub implementations for DDB and KGDB and letting the linker
> instead of the preprocessor configure the kernel. Please have a look at
> the attached patch. I'd like to commit something like it pretty soon.
I don't know much about this section, but I very much welcome the idea of
cleaning the preprocessor defines from the x86 MD code. Some sections are
nearly incomprehensible due to the rabid use of #ifdefs, the primary
offender being Xen.
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