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SubjectRe: [PATCHv3 03/13] acpi/hmat: Parse and report heterogeneous memory
On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 07:42:46AM -0800, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 9, 2019 at 6:47 PM Keith Busch <> wrote:
> >
> > Systems may provide different memory types and export this information
> > in the ACPI Heterogeneous Memory Attribute Table (HMAT). Parse these
> > tables provided by the platform and report the memory access and caching
> > attributes.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Keith Busch <>
> While this is generally fine by me, it's another piece of code going
> under drivers/acpi/ just because it happens to use ACPI to extract
> some information from the platform firmware.
> Isn't there any better place for it?

I've tried to abstract the user visible parts outside any particular
firmware implementation, but HMAT parsing is an ACPI specific feature,
so I thought ACPI was a good home for this part. I'm open to suggestions
if there's a better place. Either under in another existing subsystem,
or create a new one under drivers/hmat/?

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