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From: Ross Zwisler <ross.zwisler@linux.intel.com>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: H Peter Anvin <h.peter.anvin@intel.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/2] add support for new persistent memory instructions
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2015 09:24:27 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1423153467.22217.16.camel@theros.lm.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1422377631-8986-1-git-send-email-ross.zwisler@linux.intel.com>

On Tue, 2015-01-27 at 09:53 -0700, Ross Zwisler wrote:
> This patch set adds support for two new persistent memory instructions, pcommit
> and clwb.  These instructions were announced in the document "Intel
> Architecture Instruction Set Extensions Programming Reference" with reference
> number 319433-022.
> 
> https://software.intel.com/sites/default/files/managed/0d/53/319433-022.pdf
> 
> These patches apply cleanly to v3.19-rc6.
> 
> Changes from v2:
> 
>  - Added instruction descriptions and flows to the patch descriptions.
>  - Added needed sfence to pcommit alternatives assembly.  The inline function
>    is now called pcommit_sfence().  If pcommit is not supported on the platform
>    both the pcommit and the sfence will be nops.
> 
> Cc: H Peter Anvin <h.peter.anvin@intel.com>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
> 
> Ross Zwisler (2):
>   x86: Add support for the pcommit instruction
>   x86: Add support for the clwb instruction
> 
>  arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeature.h    |  2 ++
>  arch/x86/include/asm/special_insns.h | 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 24 insertions(+)

Ping?  :)


      parent reply	other threads:[~2015-02-05 16:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-27 16:53 Ross Zwisler
2015-01-27 16:53 ` [PATCH v3 1/2] x86: Add support for the pcommit instruction Ross Zwisler
2015-01-28 10:58   ` Borislav Petkov
2015-01-28 17:10   ` Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)
2015-01-28 17:21     ` Borislav Petkov
2015-01-28 17:27       ` Ross Zwisler
2015-02-11 22:24   ` H. Peter Anvin
2015-02-19  0:29   ` [tip:x86/asm] " tip-bot for Ross Zwisler
2015-02-19  1:15     ` Ingo Molnar
2015-02-19 17:21       ` Ross Zwisler
2015-02-19 17:33         ` Borislav Petkov
2015-02-19 17:41           ` Ross Zwisler
2015-01-27 16:53 ` [PATCH v3 2/2] x86: Add support for the clwb instruction Ross Zwisler
2015-01-28 10:58   ` Borislav Petkov
2015-02-11 22:25   ` H. Peter Anvin
2015-02-19  0:29   ` [tip:x86/asm] " tip-bot for Ross Zwisler
2015-04-02 20:31     ` Ross Zwisler
2015-04-03  5:04       ` Ingo Molnar
2015-04-03  5:10   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/asm: Add support for the CLWB instruction tip-bot for Ross Zwisler
2015-02-05 16:24 ` Ross Zwisler [this message]

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