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Date:   Mon, 11 Jan 2021 23:08:26 -0800
From:   Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
To:     Ben Widawsky <ben.widawsky@...el.com>, linux-cxl@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Vishal Verma <vishal.l.verma@...el.com>,
        Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-pci@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org, Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@...el.com>,
        "Kelley, Sean V" <sean.v.kelley@...el.com>,
        Rafael Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@...el.com>,
        Bjorn Helgaas <helgaas@...nel.org>,
        Jonathan Cameron <Jonathan.Cameron@...wei.com>,
        Jon Masters <jcm@...masters.org>,
        Chris Browy <cbrowy@...ry-design.com>,
        Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
        daniel.lll@...baba-inc.com
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v3 02/16] cxl/acpi: Add an acpi_cxl module for the CXL
 interconnect

On 1/11/21 2:51 PM, Ben Widawsky wrote:
> diff --git a/drivers/cxl/Kconfig b/drivers/cxl/Kconfig
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..68da926ba5b1
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/drivers/cxl/Kconfig
> @@ -0,0 +1,36 @@
> +# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
> +menuconfig CXL_BUS
> +	tristate "CXL (Compute Express Link) Devices Support"
> +	help
> +	  CXL is a bus that is electrically compatible with PCI-E, but layers
> +	  three protocols on that signalling (CXL.io, CXL.cache, and CXL.mem).
> +	  The CXL.cache protocol allows devices to hold cachelines locally, the
> +	  CXL.mem protocol allows devices to be fully coherent memory targets,
> +	  the CXL.io protocol is equivalent to PCI-E. Say 'y' to enable support
> +	  for the configuration and management of devices supporting these
> +	  protocols.
> +
> +if CXL_BUS
> +
> +config CXL_BUS_PROVIDER
> +	tristate
> +
> +config CXL_ACPI
> +	tristate "CXL ACPI: Platform Support"
> +	depends on ACPI
> +	default CXL_BUS
> +	select CXL_BUS_PROVIDER
> +	help
> +	  Say 'y/m' to enable a driver (named "cxl_acpi.ko" when built
> +	  as a module) that will enable support for CXL.mem endpoint
> +	  devices. In general, CXL Platform Support is a prerequisite
> +	  for any CXL device driver that wants to claim ownership of a
> +	  component register space. By default platform firmware assumes
> +	  Linux is unaware of CXL capabilities and requires explicit
> +	  opt-in. This platform component also mediates resources
> +	  described by the CEDT (CXL Early Discovery Table).  See
> +	  Chapter 9.14.1 CXL Early Discovery Table (CEDT) in the CXL 2.0
> +	  specification.
> +
> +	  If unsure say 'm'

End above sentence with a '.', please.

> +endif


-- 
~Randy

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