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Date:   Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:25:30 +0100
From:   "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@...nel.org>
To:     Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com>
Cc:     Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        ACPI Devel Maling List <linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Memory Management List <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Rafael Wysocki <rafael@...nel.org>,
        Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...el.com>,
        Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCHv4 11/13] Documentation/ABI: Add node cache attributes

On Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 6:59 PM Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com> wrote:
>
> Add the attributes for the system memory side caches.

I really would combine this with the previous one.

> Signed-off-by: Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/ABI/stable/sysfs-devices-node | 34 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 34 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/stable/sysfs-devices-node b/Documentation/ABI/stable/sysfs-devices-node
> index 2217557f29d3..613d51fb52a3 100644
> --- a/Documentation/ABI/stable/sysfs-devices-node
> +++ b/Documentation/ABI/stable/sysfs-devices-node
> @@ -142,3 +142,37 @@ Contact:   Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com>
>  Description:
>                 This node's write latency in nanoseconds available to memory
>                 initiators in nodes found in this class's initiators_nodelist.
> +
> +What:          /sys/devices/system/node/nodeX/side_cache/indexY/associativity
> +Date:          December 2018
> +Contact:       Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com>
> +Description:
> +               The caches associativity: 0 for direct mapped, non-zero if
> +               indexed.
> +
> +What:          /sys/devices/system/node/nodeX/side_cache/indexY/level
> +Date:          December 2018
> +Contact:       Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com>
> +Description:
> +               This cache's level in the memory hierarchy. Matches 'Y' in the
> +               directory name.
> +
> +What:          /sys/devices/system/node/nodeX/side_cache/indexY/line_size
> +Date:          December 2018
> +Contact:       Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com>
> +Description:
> +               The number of bytes accessed from the next cache level on a
> +               cache miss.
> +
> +What:          /sys/devices/system/node/nodeX/side_cache/indexY/size
> +Date:          December 2018
> +Contact:       Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com>
> +Description:
> +               The size of this memory side cache in bytes.
> +
> +What:          /sys/devices/system/node/nodeX/side_cache/indexY/write_policy
> +Date:          December 2018
> +Contact:       Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com>
> +Description:
> +               The cache write policy: 0 for write-back, 1 for write-through,
> +               2 for other or unknown.
> --

It would be good to document the meaning of indexY itself too.

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