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Date:   Wed, 19 Jan 2022 08:44:54 +0100
From:   Arnd Bergmann <>
To:     Anshuman Khandual <>
Cc:     Arnd Bergmann <>,
        Linux ARM <>,
        Catalin Marinas <>,
        Will Deacon <>,
        Mathieu Poirier <>,
        Suzuki Poulose <>,,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] arm64: Add Cortex-X2 CPU part definition

On Wed, Jan 19, 2022 at 7:44 AM Anshuman Khandual
<> wrote:
> On 1/13/22 5:17 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> >
> > It also helps me personally to have a known place to look up the names
> > by value rather than chasing through reference manuals.
> IIUC the purpose here would be a quick CPU ID documentation reference check ?
> I will wait for other opinions here and add the remaining in a separate patch
> probably.

The purpose would be to do what is obviously the right thing, and to avoid
more patches getting sent the next time someone needs to add a workaround
for another core that is already known.

If you can't do this without more discussion, then just use your
current version and
let the next person do it.


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