Subject: Re: Processor correctavke error?
To: Ross Harvey <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/11/1998 15:47:48
> Regarding correctible errors...
> cgd>	...
> cgd> I interpreted the surrounding text to mean that if reporting is not
> cgd> disabled, they'll still be corrected, and that additionally the error
> cgd> will be reported.  However, that interpretation may be incorrect.
> cgd>
> cgd> If my interpretation was incorrect (and some ideas on the matter from
> cgd> those more familiar with PALcode would help; Ross?), then you're faced
> cgd> with a tradeoff:
> cgd>	...
> You were correct, it doesn't even check mces$v_dpc until after attempting
> a scrub. I didn't check ev4 palcode, but it's clear that the intended meaning
> of the DPC bit is to suppress only the report interrupt.

Is it possible to check that for the TurboLaser system-specific
PALcode?  (That's directly address Matt Jacob's issues.)