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Date:   Wed, 26 Jun 2019 23:22:13 +0200
From:   Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
To:     Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Cc:     LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, x86@...nel.org,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Ricardo Neri <ricardo.neri-calderon@...ux.intel.com>,
        Ashok Raj <ashok.raj@...el.com>,
        Andi Kleen <andi.kleen@...el.com>,
        Suravee Suthikulpanit <Suravee.Suthikulpanit@....com>,
        Stephane Eranian <eranian@...gle.com>,
        Ravi Shankar <ravi.v.shankar@...el.com>
Subject: Re: [patch 00/29] x86/hpet: Cleanup the channel management


* Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de> wrote:

> When reviewing the HPET NMI watchdog series, I stared into the HPET code
> and the proposed changes. The latter try to add yet another layer of duct
> tape and ifdeffery to the existing maze. No, thanks.
> 
> The following series cleans up the channel management and consolidates all
> state storage into a single place instead of 3 different ad hoc allocated
> places which carry redundant information and make the code hard to follow.
> 
> The reservation of a HPET channel for a NMI watchdog becomes a few lines of
> code after that series and just fits naturaly into that scheme without glue
> and more extra storage and ifdeffery.
> 
> For your conveniance the series is also available from git:
> 
>     git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git WIP.x86/hpet
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> 	tglx
> 
> 8<---------------------
>  include/asm/hpet.h |    7 
>  kernel/apic/msi.c  |    4 
>  kernel/hpet.c      |  937 +++++++++++++++++++++++------------------------------
>  3 files changed, 428 insertions(+), 520 deletions(-)

Modulo the minor nits I just posted, all the other patches (not written 
by me) are looking good:

  Reviewed-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>

Thanks,

	Ingo

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