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Date:   Tue, 15 Dec 2020 14:13:42 +0530
From:   Srikar Dronamraju <srikar@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:     "Gautham R. Shenoy" <ego@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc:     Anton Blanchard <anton@...abs.org>,
        Vaidyanathan Srinivasan <svaidy@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        Michael Ellerman <mpe@...erman.id.au>,
        Michael Neuling <mikey@...ling.org>,
        Nicholas Piggin <npiggin@...il.com>,
        Nathan Lynch <nathanl@...ux.ibm.com>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Valentin Schneider <valentin.schneider@....com>,
        linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 4/5] powerpc/smp: Add support detecting thread-groups
 sharing L2 cache

* Gautham R. Shenoy <ego@...ux.vnet.ibm.com> [2020-12-10 16:08:58]:

> From: "Gautham R. Shenoy" <ego@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
> 
> On POWER systems, groups of threads within a core sharing the L2-cache
> can be indicated by the "ibm,thread-groups" property array with the
> identifier "2".
> 
> This patch adds support for detecting this, and when present, populate
> the populating the cpu_l2_cache_mask of every CPU to the core-siblings
> which share L2 with the CPU as specified in the by the
> "ibm,thread-groups" property array.
> 
> On a platform with the following "ibm,thread-group" configuration
> 		 00000001 00000002 00000004 00000000
> 		 00000002 00000004 00000006 00000001
> 		 00000003 00000005 00000007 00000002
> 		 00000002 00000004 00000000 00000002
> 		 00000004 00000006 00000001 00000003
> 		 00000005 00000007
> 

Looks good to me.

Reviewed-by: Srikar Dronamraju <srikar@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>

-- 
Thanks and Regards
Srikar Dronamraju

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