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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/14] cxl/mem: Register CXL memX devices
On 21-01-30 15:52:01, David Rientjes wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jan 2021, Ben Widawsky wrote:
>
> > diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-cxl b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-cxl
> > new file mode 100644
> > index 000000000000..fe7b87eba988
> > --- /dev/null
> > +++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-cxl
> > @@ -0,0 +1,26 @@
> > +What: /sys/bus/cxl/devices/memX/firmware_version
> > +Date: December, 2020
> > +KernelVersion: v5.12
> > +Contact: linux-cxl@vger.kernel.org
> > +Description:
> > + (RO) "FW Revision" string as reported by the Identify
> > + Memory Device Output Payload in the CXL-2.0
> > + specification.
> > +
> > +What: /sys/bus/cxl/devices/memX/ram/size
> > +Date: December, 2020
> > +KernelVersion: v5.12
> > +Contact: linux-cxl@vger.kernel.org
> > +Description:
> > + (RO) "Volatile Only Capacity" as reported by the
> > + Identify Memory Device Output Payload in the CXL-2.0
> > + specification.
> > +
> > +What: /sys/bus/cxl/devices/memX/pmem/size
> > +Date: December, 2020
> > +KernelVersion: v5.12
> > +Contact: linux-cxl@vger.kernel.org
> > +Description:
> > + (RO) "Persistent Only Capacity" as reported by the
> > + Identify Memory Device Output Payload in the CXL-2.0
> > + specification.
>
> Aren't volatile and persistent capacities expressed in multiples of 256MB?

As of the spec today, volatile and persistent capacities are required to be
in multiples of 256MB, however, future specs may not have such a requirement and
I think keeping sysfs ABI easily forward portable makes sense.

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