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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/3] x86/cpu: Add new Intel Atom CPU model name
On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 11:21:43AM +0800, Tanwar, Rahul wrote:
> On 20/8/2019 10:57 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> > 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.

> This SoC uses AMT (Admantium/Airmont) configuration which is supposed to be
> a higher configuration.

That's just words without meaning on this end. What's an Adamantium ?
Google doesn't seem to give any sort of clues..

And will we see more of these things, or is it a one off SOC?

> 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.

Yes, _PLUS is not an existing _OPTDIFF, the uarch is called "Goldmont
Plus", it is the 14nm refresh of the 14nm Goldmont, and predecessor of
Tremont.

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