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From: Ross Zwisler <ross.zwisler@linux.intel.com>
To: "Elliott, Robert (Persistent Memory)" <elliott@hpe.com>
Cc: Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost@redhat.com>,
	linux-nvdimm <linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org>,
	"Michael S . Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com>,
	"qemu-devel@nongnu.org" <qemu-devel@nongnu.org>,
	Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@redhat.com>,
	Igor Mammedov <imammedo@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [qemu PATCH v2 3/4] nvdimm, acpi: support NFIT platform capabilities
Date: Mon, 21 May 2018 09:54:49 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180521155449.GA22635@linux.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <AT5PR8401MB11694A7F7825A488105AEFADAB900@AT5PR8401MB1169.NAMPRD84.PROD.OUTLOOK.COM>

On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 04:37:10PM +0000, Elliott, Robert (Persistent Memory) wrote:
> 
> 
> ...
> > Would it help to show them in hex?
> > 
> >   As of ACPI 6.2 Errata A, the following values are valid for the bottom
> >   two bits:
> > 
> >   0x2 - Memory Controller Flush to NVDIMM Durability on Power Loss Capable.
> >   0x3 - CPU Cache Flush to NVDIMM Durability on Power Loss Capable.
> 
> Yes, that helps (unless the parser for that command-line does not 
> accept hex values).

Yep, the command-line parser does accept hex values.  I ended up just trying
to make the text clearer, though.

> It would also help to make the text be:
> 	"CPU Cache and Memory Controller Flush"

My descriptions for the bits are coming straight out of ACPI. :)  I'd prefer
to stay consistent with what's written in the spec.
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-05-21 15:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-17  5:00 [qemu PATCH v2 0/4] support NFIT platform capabilities Ross Zwisler
2018-05-17  5:00 ` [qemu PATCH v2 1/4] nvdimm: fix typo in label-size definition Ross Zwisler
2018-05-17  5:00 ` [qemu PATCH v2 2/4] tests/.gitignore: add entry for generated file Ross Zwisler
2018-05-17  5:00 ` [qemu PATCH v2 3/4] nvdimm, acpi: support NFIT platform capabilities Ross Zwisler
2018-05-17 22:06   ` Elliott, Robert (Persistent Memory)
2018-05-18 15:23     ` Ross Zwisler
2018-05-18 16:37       ` Elliott, Robert (Persistent Memory)
2018-05-18 19:31         ` Ross Zwisler
2018-05-21 15:54         ` Ross Zwisler [this message]
2018-05-17  5:00 ` [qemu PATCH v2 4/4] ACPI testing: test " Ross Zwisler
2018-05-17  5:08 ` [Qemu-devel] [qemu PATCH v2 0/4] support " no-reply
2018-05-17 15:32   ` [qemu PATCH v3 3/4] nvdimm, acpi: " Ross Zwisler

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