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From: "Alastair D'Silva" <alastair@au1.ibm.com>
To: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
Cc: "Benjamin Herrenschmidt" <benh@kernel.crashing.org>,
	"Paul Mackerras" <paulus@samba.org>,
	"Michael Ellerman" <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	"Frederic Barrat" <fbarrat@linux.ibm.com>,
	"Andrew Donnellan" <ajd@linux.ibm.com>,
	"Arnd Bergmann" <arnd@arndb.de>,
	"Greg Kroah-Hartman" <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
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	"Cédric Le Goater" <clg@kaod.org>,
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	"Nicholas Piggin" <npiggin@gmail.com>,
	"Masahiro Yamada" <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>,
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	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org,
	linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org, linux-mm@kvack.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 00/27] Add support for OpenCAPI SCM devices
Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 15:01:17 +1100
Message-ID: <1e3892815b9684e3fb4f84bd1935ea7e68cd07d8.camel@au1.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191203035057.GR20752@bombadil.infradead.org>

On Mon, 2019-12-02 at 19:50 -0800, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 03, 2019 at 02:46:28PM +1100, Alastair D'Silva wrote:
> > This series adds support for OpenCAPI SCM devices, exposing
> 
> Could we _not_ introduce yet another term for persistent memory?
> 

"Storage Class Memory" is an industry wide term, and is used repeatedly
in the device specifications. It's not something that has been pulled
out of thin air.

The term is also already in use within the 'papr_scm' driver.

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Alastair D'Silva
Open Source Developer
Linux Technology Centre, IBM Australia
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Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-03  3:46 Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 01/27] memory_hotplug: Add a bounds check to __add_pages Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 02/27] nvdimm: remove prototypes for nonexistent functions Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  4:47   ` Andrew Donnellan
2019-12-04  0:10   ` Dan Williams
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 03/27] powerpc: Add OPAL calls for LPC memory alloc/release Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 04/27] mm/memory_hotplug: Allow check_hotplug_memory_addressable to be called from drivers Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 05/27] powerpc: Map & release OpenCAPI LPC memory Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 06/27] ocxl: Tally up the LPC memory on a link & allow it to be mapped Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 07/27] ocxl: Add functions to map/unmap LPC memory Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 08/27] ocxl: Save the device serial number in ocxl_fn Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 09/27] ocxl: Free detached contexts in ocxl_context_detach_all() Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 10/27] nvdimm: Add driver for OpenCAPI Storage Class Memory Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  5:05   ` Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 11/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Add register addresses & status values to header Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 12/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Read the capability registers & wait for device ready Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 13/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Add support for Admin commands Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 14/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Add support for near storage commands Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 15/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Register a character device for userspace to interact with Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 16/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Implement the Read Error Log command Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-05  3:42   ` Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-05 19:34   ` kbuild test robot
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 17/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Add controller dump IOCTLs Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 18/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Add an IOCTL to report controller statistics Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 19/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Forward events to userspace Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 20/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Add an IOCTL to request controller health & perf data Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 21/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Support firmware update via sysfs Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 22/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Implement the heartbeat command Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 23/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Add debug IOCTLs Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 24/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Implement Overwrite Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 25/27] nvdimm/ocxl: Expose SMART data via ndctl Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 26/27] powerpc: Enable OpenCAPI Storage Class Memory driver on bare metal Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  4:54   ` Andrew Donnellan
2019-12-03  4:57     ` Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:46 ` [PATCH v2 27/27] MAINTAINERS: Add myself & nvdimm/ocxl to ocxl Alastair D'Silva
2019-12-03  3:50 ` [PATCH v2 00/27] Add support for OpenCAPI SCM devices Matthew Wilcox
2019-12-03  4:01   ` Alastair D'Silva [this message]
2019-12-03 12:42     ` Matthew Wilcox
2019-12-04  0:15       ` Dan Williams

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