Re: [PATCH 3/3] e820: Add the unknown-12 Memory type (DDR3-NvDIMM)

From: Dan Williams
Date: Mon Mar 09 2015 - 11:17:42 EST

On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 11:14 AM, Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 7:44 AM, Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 7:19 AM, Boaz Harrosh <boaz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On 03/05/2015 10:56 PM, Dan Williams wrote:
>> [..]
>>>> It's not "politics". Setting standards takes time and the platforms
>>>> in question simply jumped the gun to enable a proof-of-concept.
>>> So ye, but once you have 100,000 devices out there, then the dichotomy
>>> between standards-takes-time vs proof-of-concept, becomes politics.
>> Ok.
>> ...although, I have a question about this "100,000 devices" you quote.
>> What's not clear to me is how many platforms are shipping with
>> type-12. Certainly there are very many NVDIMMs on the market, but
>> which off-the-shelf systems can one obtain that include type-12
>> support? Not that it would change the disposition of this patch, if
>> platforms are in the field they're "in the field!", just clarifying
>> that "100,000 devices" is NVDIMMs not type-12 platforms, right?
> This is a type-12 platform:
> You can order one online, for example:

Ok, the gig is up :)
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