RE: [PATCH v3 07/18] x86/intel_rdt: Add Haswell feature discovery

From: Luck, Tony
Date: Tue Oct 11 2016 - 10:51:33 EST

> I wonder what's worse - comparing SKU strings - we know that from the MCE
> recovery experience - or poking at maybe nonexistent MSRs? :-)
> I guess the latter is cleaner so let's try it.

Vikas got beat up for comparing SKU strings, so the probe method
was offered as an alternative. It's definitely more robust. E.g. my
list turns out to be incomplete, somehow I forgot to include:

Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor E5-2658A v3