Re: [PATCH v3 04/18] x86/intel_rdt: Feature discovery

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Mon Oct 10 2016 - 12:19:25 EST

On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 09:01:44AM -0700, Dave Hansen wrote:
> While that isn't a horrible idea, it's also not something that we've
> enforced at *all* in the past. Would you suggest that we do this only
> for features in the generic CPUID leaves, or all features?

There's no reason to do anything really: the 0x0... CPUID leaf is owned
by Intel and 0x8... by AMD. So far, if AMD implements a feature in the
Intel leaf, it sets the respective CPUID bit. So a feature can be
present in multiple vendors. Thus you don't need the vendor name in the


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