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From: "Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult" <lkml@metux.net>
To: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Darren Hart <dvhart@infradead.org>,
	Andy Shevchenko <andy@infradead.org>,
	Vishal L Verma <vishal.l.verma@intel.com>,
	the arch/x86 maintainers <x86@kernel.org>,
	Linux-MM <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	Keith Busch <keith.busch@intel.com>,
	linux-nvdimm <linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 1/5] efi: Detect UEFI 2.8 Special Purpose Memory
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:43:35 +0200
Message-ID: <766281c0-e770-2a0f-e885-0921e599740f@metux.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAPcyv4gUL8j+EaAZ556_NKXLgva++HgPBOeeAUNHN+DAWaewaQ@mail.gmail.com>

On 09.04.19 18:43, Dan Williams wrote:

>>> UEFI 2.8 defines an EFI_MEMORY_SP attribute bit to augment the
>>> interpretation of the EFI Memory Types as "reserved for a special
>>> purpose".

What exactly is that suppose to mean ?
Little pacmans might come around and eat the bits ? :o
Who writes specs like that ? What drugs do did take ?


I vote for calling this the lore-ipsum-area ;-)


--mtx

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Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-04-04 19:08 [RFC PATCH 0/5] EFI Special Purpose Memory Support Dan Williams
2019-04-04 19:08 ` [RFC PATCH 1/5] efi: Detect UEFI 2.8 Special Purpose Memory Dan Williams
2019-04-06  4:21   ` Ard Biesheuvel
2019-04-09 16:43     ` Dan Williams
2019-04-09 17:21       ` Ard Biesheuvel
2019-04-10  2:10         ` Dan Williams
2019-04-12 20:43           ` Ard Biesheuvel
2019-04-12 21:18             ` Dan Williams
2019-04-15 11:43       ` Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult [this message]
2019-04-04 19:08 ` [RFC PATCH 2/5] lib/memregion: Uplevel the pmem "region" ida to a global allocator Dan Williams
2019-04-04 19:32   ` Matthew Wilcox
2019-04-04 21:02     ` Dan Williams
2019-04-04 19:08 ` [RFC PATCH 3/5] acpi/hmat: Track target address ranges Dan Williams
2019-04-04 20:58   ` Keith Busch
2019-04-04 20:58     ` Dan Williams
2019-04-04 19:08 ` [RFC PATCH 4/5] acpi/hmat: Register special purpose memory as a device Dan Williams
2019-04-05 11:18   ` Jonathan Cameron
2019-04-05 15:43     ` Dan Williams
2019-04-05 16:23       ` Jonathan Cameron
2019-04-05 16:56         ` Dan Williams
2019-04-05 17:39           ` Jonathan Cameron
2019-04-09 12:13   ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-04-09 14:49     ` Dan Williams
2019-04-04 19:08 ` [RFC PATCH 5/5] device-dax: Add a driver for "hmem" devices Dan Williams

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