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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/3] x86/cpu: Add new Intel Atom CPU model name
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On 20/8/2019 10:57 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 12:48:05PM +0000, Luck, Tony wrote:
>>>> +#define INTEL_FAM6_ATOM_AIRMONT_NP 0x75 /* Lightning Mountain */
>>> What's _NP ?
>> Network Processor. But that is too narrow a descriptor. This is going to be used in
>> other areas besides networking.
>>
>> I’m contemplating calling it AIRMONT2
> What would describe the special sause that warranted a new SOC? If this
> thing is marketed as 'Network Processor' then I suppose we can actually
> use it, esp. if we're going to see this more, like the MID thing -- that
> lived for a while over multiple uarchs.
>
> Note that for the big cores we added the NNPI thing, which was for
> Neural Network Processing something.


INTEL_FAM6_ATOM_AIRMONT_NP was used keeping in mind the recommended

symbol naming form i.e. INTEL_FAM6{OPTFAMILY}_{MICROARCH}{OPTDIFF}

where OPTDIFF is supposed to be the market segment.


This SoC uses AMT (Admantium/Airmont) configuration which is supposed to be

a higher configuration. Looking at other existing examples, it seems that

INTEL_FAM6_ATOM_AIRMONT_PLUS is most appropriate. Would you have any

concerns with _PLUS name ? Thanks.


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