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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/9] x86, RAS: Start reorganizing RAS features support
    On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 01:22:27PM -0400, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
    > Em 19-10-2011 15:13, Luck, Tony escreveu:
    > >> Start relocating RAS features into a centralized location under
    > >> arch/x86/kernel/cpu/ras/. Readjust Kconfig items and makefiles
    > >> accordingly.
    > >
    > > Not all ras features are "cpu" orientated ... should we really be
    > > moving to "arch/x86/kernel/ras"?
    > I think that it makes sense to move MCA bits into arch/x86, but I agree
    > with Tony: generally speaking, RAS is not even x86 specific.

    But we are :-)

    > It seems to make more sense to rename drivers/edac to drivers/ras and put
    > the RAS menu there, even if the actual support for the AMD and Intel MCA
    > RAS stuff is kept inside arch/x86/...

    drivers/edac/ contains other architectures too, patches for which we
    cannot (and probably don't want to) test so the whole deal has to be

    I don't consider MCE decoding and injection drivers but rather MCA
    functionality extensions or something, so those should go to arch/x86/

    And the DRAM error decoding things, aka EDAC, should stay where they
    are, although I cannot call them real drivers, either. We can't move
    them yet anyway because they use the whole EDAC infrastructure.



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