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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 05/16] x86/pmu: enable Hygon support to PMU infrastructure
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On 2018/9/4 18:48, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 08:43:54PM +0800, Pu Wen wrote:
>> Hygon PMU arch is similar to AMD Family 17h. To support Hygon PMU, the
>> initialization flow for it just call amd_pmu_init() and change PMU name
>
> That sentence reads funny.

Will rewrite this sentence to make it more understandable. :)

> In general, you seem to be explaining *what* your patches do and not
> *why*. This is the wrong. Always explain the *why* - the *what* is
> visible from the diff.
>
> You probably need to brush up on
> Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst, section 2.

All right, will relearn the document and rework the patch descriptions.

>> + case 0x18:
>> + if (boot_cpu_data.x86_vendor == X86_VENDOR_HYGON) {
>> + pr_cont("Fam18h ");
>
> Didn't we agree that you'll verify whether family 0x18 is going to be
> Hygon only?
>
> What happened to that checking?
...
> Same here.
>
> What's up?

Will remove all the remaining unneeded Hygon vendor checking through
the whole patch set to minimize the code modification.

Thanks,
Pu Wen

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