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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/01][retry 1] x86: L3 cache index disable for 2.6.26
Hi!

> > I think there's one-value-per-file rule in sysfs...
> >
> > I guess it is better to return -EOPNOTSUP (or something) instead of
> > english text explaining that...
> >
> > No, really, what you created is impossible to parse -- /proc like
> > nightmare.
>
> Okay, this is a simpler version that includes most of Ingo's
> clean-ups and style changes. It only displays the two
> cache index values. Is this acceptable?

Not sure, lets ask greg. And it probably should have few lines
in Documentation going with it, so we know new interface is added and
how it looks.

> +static ssize_t show_cache_disable(struct _cpuid4_info *this_leaf, char *buf)
> +{
> + int node = cpu_to_node(first_cpu(this_leaf->shared_cpu_map));
> + struct pci_dev *dev = get_k8_northbridge(node);
> + ssize_t ret = 0;
> + int i;
> +
> + if (!this_leaf->can_disable)
> + return sprintf(buf, "-1");

This should return -ERRNO, right?

> + for (i = 0; i < 2; i++) {
> + unsigned int reg = 0;
> +
> + pci_read_config_dword(dev, 0x1BC + i * 4, &reg);
> +
> + ret += sprintf(buf, "%s %x\t", buf, reg);
> + }
> + ret += sprintf(buf,"%s\n", buf);

So you print "buf" few times? Why? And you use both \t and \n as deliminer...

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