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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 01/17] x86/cpu: create Dhyana init file and register new cpu_dev to system
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On 23/07/2018 15:20, Pu Wen wrote:
> Add x86 architecture support for new processor Hygon Dhyana Family 18h.
> Rework to create a separated file(arch/x86/kernel/cpu/hygon.c) from the
> AMD init one(arch/x86/kernel/cpu/amd.c) to initialize Dhyana CPU. In
> this way we can remove old AMD architecture support codes from Hygon
> code path and generate a clear initialization flow for Hygon processors,
> it also reduce long-term maintenance effort.
> Also add hygon.c Maintainer information in accordance.
>
> To identify Hygon processors, add a new vendor type X86_VENDOR_HYGON(9)
> for system recognition.
>
> To enable Hygon processor config, add a separated Kconfig entry(CPU_SUP_
> HYGON) for Dhyana CPU in kernel config setup.

If Hygon processors are currently the same as AMD, I don't see the point
in creating a new file just for them. Likewise for example in patch 6


+ case X86_VENDOR_HYGON:
+ ideal_nops = p6_nops;
+ return;
+
case X86_VENDOR_AMD:
if (boot_cpu_data.x86 > 0xf) {
ideal_nops = p6_nops;

Should only need to add "case X86_VENDOR_HYGON:". Or you could even
reuse X86_VENDOR_AMD.

Paolo

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