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From: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
To: "Ghannam, Yazen" <Yazen.Ghannam@amd.com>
Cc: "linux-edac@vger.kernel.org" <linux-edac@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/5] AMD64 EDAC: Check for nodes without memory, etc.
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2019 20:34:29 +0100
Message-ID: <20191107193429.GI19501@zn.tnic> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <SN6PR12MB263925E6F18C3EDC8D398932F8780@SN6PR12MB2639.namprd12.prod.outlook.com>

On Thu, Nov 07, 2019 at 07:20:25PM +0000, Ghannam, Yazen wrote:
> Yes, that's right. But it looks like future systems will re-use PCI IDs even
> across families and models. And the PCI IDs will be more closely related to
> hardware capabilities than family and model.
> 
> In any case, we can address that when we get there.

I'd be fine with it if this really is the case and we don't end up
having to keep adding PCI IDs like crazy again. That was a moderate
PITA, AFAIR, especially for distro kernels having to constantly pick up
enablement patches and people complaining about it.

So you need to make sure the PCI IDs will really get reused before
converting back...

> >         if (!ecc_en || !nb_mce_en)
> >                 return false;
> >         else
> 
> Right, I meant you can drop this else and just return true.
> 
> >                 return true;

I prefer the regular if-else way because it reads faster and it is
straight-forward when one skims over the code.

But I can drop if if you insist. :-)

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

https://people.kernel.org/tglx/notes-about-netiquette

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Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-06  1:24 Ghannam, Yazen
2019-11-06  1:24 ` [PATCH v3 1/5] EDAC/amd64: Make struct amd64_family_type global Ghannam, Yazen
2019-11-06  1:25 ` [PATCH v3 2/5] EDAC/amd64: Gather hardware information early Ghannam, Yazen
2019-11-06  1:25 ` [PATCH v3 3/5] EDAC/amd64: Save max number of controllers to family type Ghannam, Yazen
2019-11-06  1:25 ` [PATCH v3 4/5] EDAC/amd64: Use cached data when checking for ECC Ghannam, Yazen
2019-11-06  1:25 ` [PATCH v3 5/5] EDAC/amd64: Check for memory before fully initializing an instance Ghannam, Yazen
2019-11-06 16:06 ` [PATCH v3 0/5] AMD64 EDAC: Check for nodes without memory, etc Borislav Petkov
2019-11-06 18:16   ` Ghannam, Yazen
2019-11-06 19:54     ` Borislav Petkov
2019-11-07 10:38       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-11-07 13:47         ` Ghannam, Yazen
2019-11-07 15:40           ` Borislav Petkov
2019-11-07 19:20             ` Ghannam, Yazen
2019-11-07 19:34               ` Borislav Petkov [this message]
2019-11-07 19:41                 ` Ghannam, Yazen
2019-11-09  9:08                   ` [PATCH] EDAC/amd64: Get rid of the ECC disabled long message Borislav Petkov

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