Re: [PATCH 2/2] x86/cpufeature: Add CLZERO feature

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Mon Oct 26 2015 - 16:23:22 EST

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 10:12:59AM -0500, Aravind Gopalakrishnan wrote:
> For large part yes, wrapped code in patch form with commit message etc.
> And modified comment a little bit.
> Does that still require his address in "From"?

Yes, because it sounds like he was the author of the original patch.
Btw, you should read


and sections 11 - "Sign your work" up until 14, in particular. That
should clear things up for ya.

> Haha. True. But looks like that's actually it's name.

No one said hw people can name stuff properly.

> If tautologies are not your thing,

My thing is catching sloppiness in patches.

> how about changing comments around
> 0x80000001,ecx to say "AMD extended features 1" and
> for 0x80000008, ebx say "AMD extended features 2"?

No, I think you should add that bit to init_scattered_cpuid_features()

And btw, those Intel QoS single bit defines and the XSAVE stuff there
should move to that function too - that's a pure waste having them in
the cap_flags array. I'll fix that.


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