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From: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
To: Frederic Barrat <fbarrat@linux.ibm.com>
Cc: "Oscar Salvador" <osalvador@suse.com>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 08/10] nvdimm: Add driver for OpenCAPI Storage Class Memory
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:35:04 -0800
Message-ID: <CAPcyv4g9b6PyREurH9NcQf4BO2YcRGJPBZDqGKy-Vz91mBKjew@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8232c1a6-d52a-6c32-6178-de082174a92a@linux.ibm.com>

Some quick feedback on your intro concerns...

On Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 5:41 AM Frederic Barrat <fbarrat@linux.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Alastair,
>
> The patch is huge and could/should probably be split in smaller pieces

Yeah, it's a must. Split the minimum viable infrastructure by topic
and then follow on with per-feature topic patches.

> to ease the review. However, having sinned on that same topic in the
> past, I made a first pass anyway. I haven't covered everything but tried
> to focus on the general setup of the driver for now.
> Since the patch is very long, I'm writing all the comments in one chunk
> here instead of spreading them over a few thousand lines, where some
> would be easy to miss.
>
>
> Update MAINTAINERS for the new files
>
> Have you discussed with the directory owner if it's ok to split the
> driver over several files?

My thought is to establish drivers/opencapi/ and move this and the
existing drivers/misc/ocxl/ bits there.

  reply index

Thread overview: 49+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-25  4:46 [PATCH 00/10] Add support for OpenCAPI SCM devices Alastair D'Silva
2019-10-25  4:46 ` [PATCH 01/10] memory_hotplug: Add a bounds check to __add_pages Alastair D'Silva
2019-10-25  4:46 ` [PATCH 02/10] nvdimm: remove prototypes for nonexistent functions Alastair D'Silva
2019-10-27 23:41   ` Andrew Donnellan
2019-11-07 17:56   ` Frederic Barrat
2019-11-15  4:30   ` Dan Williams
2019-10-25  4:46 ` [PATCH 03/10] powerpc: Add OPAL calls for LPC memory alloc/release Alastair D'Silva
2019-11-07 17:57   ` Frederic Barrat
2019-10-25  4:46 ` [PATCH 04/10] powerpc: Map & release OpenCAPI LPC memory Alastair D'Silva
2019-10-27 21:24   ` kbuild test robot
2019-10-27 21:59   ` kbuild test robot
2019-10-28  2:34   ` kbuild test robot
2019-10-29  1:49   ` Andrew Donnellan
2019-10-29  2:44     ` Alastair D'Silva
2019-10-29  2:47       ` Andrew Donnellan
2019-11-07 17:59   ` Frederic Barrat
2019-11-11  9:34   ` Aneesh Kumar K.V
2019-10-25  4:47 ` [PATCH 05/10] ocxl: Tally up the LPC memory on a link & allow it to be mapped Alastair D'Silva
2019-11-07 18:02   ` Frederic Barrat
2019-10-25  4:47 ` [PATCH 06/10] ocxl: Add functions to map/unmap LPC memory Alastair D'Silva
2019-11-07 18:05   ` Frederic Barrat
2019-10-25  4:47 ` [PATCH 07/10] ocxl: Save the device serial number in ocxl_fn Alastair D'Silva
2019-11-06  3:10   ` Andrew Donnellan
2019-11-07 18:18   ` Frederic Barrat
2019-10-25  4:47 ` [PATCH 08/10] nvdimm: Add driver for OpenCAPI Storage Class Memory Alastair D'Silva
2019-10-27 22:19   ` kbuild test robot
2019-10-27 22:53   ` kbuild test robot
2019-10-28  1:12   ` [RFC PATCH] nvdimm: scm_get() can be static kbuild test robot
2019-11-11 11:14   ` [PATCH 08/10] nvdimm: Add driver for OpenCAPI Storage Class Memory Aneesh Kumar K.V
2019-11-12  5:37     ` Dan Williams
2019-11-12  5:41       ` Dan Williams
2019-11-14 13:41   ` Frederic Barrat
2019-11-14 16:35     ` Dan Williams [this message]
2019-11-18 23:47       ` Andrew Donnellan
2019-11-19  0:04         ` Dan Williams
2019-11-19  2:48         ` Alastair D'Silva
2019-11-19  3:26           ` Andrew Donnellan
2019-11-19  4:41             ` Dan Williams
2019-11-18 23:01     ` Alastair D'Silva
2019-10-25  4:47 ` [PATCH 09/10] powerpc: Enable OpenCAPI Storage Class Memory driver on bare metal Alastair D'Silva
2019-10-28  2:43   ` Oliver O'Halloran
2019-11-08  7:10   ` Frederic Barrat
2019-11-11  9:46   ` Aneesh Kumar K.V
2019-10-25  4:47 ` [PATCH 10/10] ocxl: Conditionally bind SCM devices to the generic OCXL driver Alastair D'Silva
2019-10-26  6:43   ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-11-06  3:46   ` Andrew Donnellan
2019-11-07 18:08   ` Frederic Barrat
2019-11-08  0:37     ` Alastair D'Silva
2019-10-25  7:57 ` [PATCH 00/10] Add support for OpenCAPI SCM devices Geert Uytterhoeven

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