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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] libnvdimm, pmem: Add sysfs notifications to badblocks
On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 5:35 PM, Kani, Toshimitsu <toshi.kani@hpe.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 3:25 PM, Toshi Kani <toshi.kani@hpe.com> wrote:
>> > Sysfs "badblocks" information may be updated during run-time that:
>> > - MCE, SCI, and sysfs "scrub" may add new bad blocks
>> > - Writes and ioctl() may clear bad blocks
>> >
>> > Add support to send sysfs notifications to sysfs "badblocks" file
>> > under region and pmem directories when their badblocks information
>> > is re-evaluated (but is not necessarily changed) during run-time.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Toshi Kani <toshi.kani@hpe.com>
>> > Cc: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
>> > Cc: Vishal Verma <vishal.l.verma@intel.com>
>> > Cc: Linda Knippers <linda.knippers@hpe.com>
>> > ---
>> > v2: Send notifications for the clearing case
>> > ---
>>
>> This looks good to me, I've applied it, but I also want to extend the
>> ndctl unit tests to cover this mechanism.
>
> Right. For the time being, would you mind to use the attached test
> program for your sanity tests? It simply monitors sysfs notifications
> and prints badblocks info... Sorry for inconvenience.
>
> Since I am not familiar with the ndctl unit tests and I am traveling for
> the rest of the month, I may have to look into it after I am back.
>

No worries, I'll take a look at integrating this. Have a nice trip!

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