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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 0/2] PPTT handle Handle architecturally unknown cache types
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On Thursday, October 4, 2018 5:20:04 PM CEST Jeffrey Hugo wrote:
> The ARM Architecture Reference Manual allows for caches to be "invisible" and
> thus not specified in the system registers under some scenarios such as if the
> cache cannot be managed by set/way operations.
>
> However, such caches may be specified in the ACPI PPTT table for workload
> performance/scheduling optimizations.
>
> Currently such caches can cause an error in lscpu -
>
> lscpu: cannot open /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cache/index3/type: No such
> file or directory
>
> and result in no output, providing a poor user experience. lstopo is also
> affected as such caches are not included in the output.
>
> Address these issues by attempting to be a little more discerning about when
> cache information is provided to userspace, and also utilize all sources for
> cache information when possible.
>
> [v4]
> -Collected all current tags and ammended to individual patches
> -Removed PPTT_CHECKED_ATTRIBUTES
>
> [v3]
> -removed valid flag in PPTT
> -Added Jeremy Linton's reviewed-by
>
> [v2]
> -Updated cacheinfo per Sudeep's suggestion
> -Integrated the PPTT fix into existing PPTT code per Sudeep's suggestion
>
> Jeffrey Hugo (2):
> drivers: base: cacheinfo: Do not populate sysfs for unknown cache
> types
> ACPI/PPTT: Handle architecturally unknown cache types
>
> drivers/acpi/pptt.c | 15 +++++++++++----
> drivers/base/cacheinfo.c | 2 ++
> 2 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
>

Both patches applied, thanks!


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