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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/21] nd_acpi: initial core implementation and nfit skeleton
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On Friday, April 17, 2015 09:35:30 PM Dan Williams wrote:
> 1/ Autodetect an NFIT table for the ACPI namespace device with _HID of
> "ACPI0012"
>
> 2/ Skeleton implementation to register an NFIT bus.
>
> The NFIT provided by ACPI is the primary method by which platforms will
> discover NVDIMM resources. However, the intent of the
> nfit_bus_descriptor abstraction is to contain "provider" specific
> details, leaving the nd core to be NFIT-provider agnostic. This
> flexibility is exploited in later patches to implement special purpose
> providers of test and custom-defined NFITs.
>
> Cc: <linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org>
> Cc: Robert Moore <robert.moore@intel.com>
> Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>

So as discussed internally, nfit.h will have to wait for the ACPICA's
NFIT support to prevent clashes from happening.

Also please CC *all* *patches* with "ACPI" (or "acpi" etc) anywhere in the
subject/changelog/body to linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org.

More comments likely to follow.

Thanks!


--
I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.


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