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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] drivers: base: cacheinfo: Do not populate sysfs for unknown cache types
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Hi,

On 09/14/2018 11:28 AM, 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>
> ---
> drivers/base/cacheinfo.c | 2 ++
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/base/cacheinfo.c b/drivers/base/cacheinfo.c
> index 5d5b598..cf78fa6 100644
> --- a/drivers/base/cacheinfo.c
> +++ b/drivers/base/cacheinfo.c
> @@ -615,6 +615,8 @@ static int cache_add_dev(unsigned int cpu)
> this_leaf = this_cpu_ci->info_list + i;
> if (this_leaf->disable_sysfs)
> continue;
> + if (this_leaf->type == CACHE_TYPE_NOCACHE)
> + break;
> cache_groups = cache_get_attribute_groups(this_leaf);
> ci_dev = cpu_device_create(parent, this_leaf, cache_groups,
> "index%1u", i);
>

Looks fine to me:

Reviewed-by: Jeremy Linton <jeremy.linton@arm.com>


Thanks,

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