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Subject[PATCH 6/5] x86/intel_rdt: Add documentation for "info/last_cmd_status"
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From: Tony Luck <tony.luck@intel.com>

New file in the "info" directory helps diagnose what went wrong
when using the /sys/fs/resctrl file system

Signed-off-by: Tony Luck <tony.luck@intel.com>
---
Oops ... forgot the Documentation ... here it is.

Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt | 11 +++++++++++
1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt b/Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt
index 4d8848e4e224..6851854cf69d 100644
--- a/Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt
+++ b/Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt
@@ -87,6 +87,17 @@ with the following files:
bytes) at which a previously used LLC_occupancy
counter can be considered for re-use.

+Finally, in the top level of the "info" directory there is a file
+named "last_cmd_status". This is reset with every "command" issued
+via the file system (making new directories or writing to any of the
+control files). If the command was successful, it will read as "ok".
+If the command failed, it will provide more information that can be
+conveyed in the error returns from file operations. E.g.
+
+ # echo L3:0=f7 > schemata
+ bash: echo: write error: Invalid argument
+ # cat info/last_cmd_status
+ mask f7 has non-consecutive 1-bits

Resource alloc and monitor groups
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2.11.0
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