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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 1/2] drivers: base: cacheinfo: Do not populate sysfs for unknown cache types
On Thu, Oct 04, 2018 at 09:20:05AM -0600, Jeffrey Hugo wrote:
> If a cache has an unknown type because neither the hardware nor the
> firmware told us, an entry in the sysfs tree will be made, but the type
> file will not be present. lscpu depends on the type file being present
> for every entry, and will error out without printing system information
> if lscpu cannot open the type file.
>
> Presenting information about a cache without indicating its type is not
> useful, therefore if we hit a cache with an unknown type, stop populating
> sysfs so that userspace has the maximum amount of useful information.
>
> This addresses the following lscpu error, which prevents any output.
> lscpu: cannot open /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cache/index3/type: No such
> file or directory
>
> Suggested-by: Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@arm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Jeffrey Hugo <jhugo@codeaurora.org>
> Reviewed-by: Jeremy Linton <jeremy.linton@arm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@arm.com>
> ---
> drivers/base/cacheinfo.c | 2 ++
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

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