lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  linux-cve-announce  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite for Android: free password hash cracker in your pocket
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Wed, 20 Dec 2017 14:57:19 -0800
From:   "Fenghua Yu" <fenghua.yu@...el.com>
To:     "Thomas Gleixner" <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        "Ingo Molnar" <mingo@...e.hu>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...ux.intel.com>,
        "Tony Luck" <tony.luck@...el.com>,
        "Shivappa, Vikas" <vikas.shivappa@...el.com>,
        "Ravi V Shankar" <ravi.v.shankar@...el.com>,
        "Prakhya, Sai Praneeth" <sai.praneeth.prakhya@...el.com>,
        "Chatre, Reinette" <reinette.chatre@...el.com>,
        "linux-kernel" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "x86" <x86@...nel.org>
Cc:     Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@...el.com>
Subject: [PATCH 1/6] x86/intel_rdt: Classify /proc/cpuinfo flag bits and add missing bits in documentation

From: Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@...el.com>

With more flag bits in /proc/cpuinfo for RDT, it's better to classify the
bits for readability.

Some previously missing bits are added as well.

Signed-off-by: Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@...el.com>
---
 Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt | 8 +++++++-
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt b/Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt
index 6851854..1ad77b1 100644
--- a/Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt
+++ b/Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt
@@ -7,7 +7,13 @@ Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>
 Vikas Shivappa <vikas.shivappa@...el.com>
 
 This feature is enabled by the CONFIG_INTEL_RDT Kconfig and the
-X86 /proc/cpuinfo flag bits "rdt", "cqm", "cat_l3" and "cdp_l3".
+X86 /proc/cpuinfo flag bits:
+RDT (Resource Director Technology) Allocation - "rdt_a"
+CAT (Cache Allocation Technology) - "cat_l3", "cat_l2"
+CDP (Code and Data Prioritization ) - "cdp_l3"
+CQM (Cache QoS Monitoring) - "cqm_llc", "cqm_occup_llc"
+MBM (Memory Bandwidth Monitoring) - "cqm_mbm_total", "cqm_mbm_local"
+MBA (Memory Bandwidth Allocation) - "mba"
 
 To use the feature mount the file system:
 
-- 
1.8.3.1

Powered by blists - more mailing lists