Re: [PATCH 00/11] [v2] x86, fpu: XSAVE cleanups and sanity checks

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Fri Aug 28 2015 - 01:18:27 EST

* Dave Hansen <dave@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Changes in v2:
> * remove references to Processor Trace XSAVE state
> (will defer to another patch set)
> * Remove some cruft from last patch
> * move last_good_offset fix in to the patch that
> introduced it
> These patches make some updates to the x86 XSAVE code.
> There are basically 5 things going on here:
> * removal of the LWP (lightweight profiling) code
> * naming and type cleanups
> * removal of xfeatures_nr variable
> * addition of AVX-512 C structures
> * new sanity checks of XSAVE buffer sizing
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: x86@xxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

So conceptually I like this series, modulo the handful of small suggestions I made
in my review.

(The extra patch suggestions I made could be added later on in a separate series.)


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