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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] x86: move cacheinfo sysfs to generic cacheinfo infrastructure
On Wed, Mar 04, 2015 at 12:00:16PM +0000, Sudeep Holla wrote:
> This patch removes the redundant sysfs cacheinfo code by reusing
> the newly introduced generic cacheinfo infrastructure through the
> commit 246246cbde5e ("drivers: base: support cpu cache information
> interface to userspace via sysfs")
> The private pointer provided by the cacheinfo is used to implement
> the AMD L3 cache specific attributes.
> Note that with v4.0-rc1, commit 513e3d2d11c9 ("cpumask: always use
> nr_cpu_ids in formatting and parsing functions") in particular changes
> from long format to shorter one for all cpumasks sysfs entries. As the
> consequence of the same, even the shared_cpu_map in the cacheinfo sysfs
> was also changed.
> This patch neither alters any existing sysfs entries nor their formating,
> however since the generic cacheinfo has switched to use the device
> attributes instead of the traditional raw kobjects, a directory named
> "power" along with its standard attributes are added similar to any
> other device.
> Signed-off-by: Sudeep Holla <>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <>
> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <>
> Cc: Borislav Petkov <>
> Cc: Andre Przywara <>
> Cc:

Applied, thanks guys.


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