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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/4] perf/x86/uncore: modularize Intel uncore driver

* Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 12:53:23PM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > >
> > > Ah; but do you want this config option hidden in the "Processor
> > > type and features" menu or would they be better in "General
> > > setup/Kernel Performance Events and Counters" ?
> >
> > What's your preference? There's a vali argument for both: the
> > uncore driver is part of the CPU, but it's also a perf driver.
>
> My initial thought was having it in the perf menu because that's
> relatively easy to find and not big and cluttered (yet) like the
> arch menu is.
>
> I actually had to double check I had the right patches applied
> because I couldn't find it the first time.

Okay, agreed, lets do it that way. It's also the better choice UI
wise: arguably people will associate this driver with 'perf', not with
CPU features.

Thanks,

Ingo


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