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From: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@redhat.com>
To: Borislav Petkov <bp@amd64.org>
Cc: "linux-edac@vger.kernel.org" <linux-edac@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 05/30] amd64_edac: Cleanup chipselect handling
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 14:32:46 -0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4D9217BE.2040205@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20110329160211.GC22419@aftab>

Em 29-03-2011 13:02, Borislav Petkov escreveu:
> On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 11:39:09AM -0400, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
>>>>> + * Create a contiguous bitmask starting at bit position @lo and ending at
>>>>> + * position @hi. For example
>>>>> + *
>>>>> + * GENMASK(21, 39) gives us the 64bit vector 0x000000ffffe00000.
>>>>> + */
>>>>> +#define GENMASK(lo, hi)			(((1ULL << ((hi) - (lo) + 1)) - 1) << (lo))
>>>>> +
>>>>
>>>> This is a nice macro that could be useful outside amd64. It is probably a good
>>>> idea to move it to include/linux/bitops.h.
>>>
>>> I'd suggest rather <drivers/edac/edac_core.h> if you want to use it in
>>> EDAC. But if we have more users, I don't have a problem with putting
>>> it there (or somewhere else generic enough if people have a better
>>> suggestion).
>>
>> Yeah, other edac drivers could benefit of using it, and also could benefit on a
>> variant that would do an AND operation and shift it, something like (untested):
>>
>> /*
>>  * Create a contiguous bitmask starting at bit position @lo and ending at
>>  * position @hi. For example
>>  *
>>  * APPLY_BITMASK(v, 21, 39) will return the result of:
>>  * 	(v & 0x000000ffffe00000) >> 21
>>  */
>> #define APPLY_BITMASK(v, lo, hi)	(((v) & ((1ULL << ((hi) - (lo) + 1)) - 1) << (lo)) >> (lo))
> 
> The macro definition doesn't match the comment. In the comment you do a bitwise
> AND first and shift the result then. The way you've written it, it does
> 
> 	((v & 0x000000000007ffff << 21) >> 21)
> 
> you need to fixup the brackets:

Ah, yes. As I said, it was untested ;) I was in the middle of reviewing lots of edac patches,
but I didn't want to loose the idea, so I was quick on my reply ;)
> 
> #define APPLY_BITMASK(v, lo, hi)	(((v) & (((1ULL << ((hi) - (lo) + 1)) - 1) << (lo))) >> (lo))
> 
> Also, this doesn't only apply it but shifts too, so it should be
> 
> #define APPLY_BITMASK_AND_SHIFT(...)

Yeah, that name sounds better ;)
> 
> But this macro gets too special to put it in shared code.

Ok.

> 
>> Almost all edac drivers do something like the above, for example, to get DIMM rows/cols/banks, etc.
>>
>> Probably, the most complex part is to find a nice name for it ;)
>>
>> Yet, I think non-edac drivers could also benefit of such macro, and, as this is not
>> edac-specific, I think it would be better to add it at bitops.h.
> 
> No, this should go into generic code only if it has users - "it might
> benefit" is not strong-enough an argument for polluting generic code.
> I'd leave it in edac_core.h and push it somewhere more generic only when
> I need it in other subsystems.

Works for me.

Thanks!
Mauro


  reply	other threads:[~2011-03-29 17:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 40+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-02-10 17:15 [PATCH 00/30] amd64_edac: Add Bulldozer support Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 01/30] EDAC: Shut up sysfs registration debug code Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 02/30] amd64_edac: Add support for F15h DCT PCI config accesses Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 03/30] amd64_edac: Remove DRAM base/limit subfields caching Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 04/30] amd64_edac: Cleanup DHAR handling Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 05/30] amd64_edac: Cleanup chipselect handling Borislav Petkov
2011-03-29 14:56   ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab
2011-03-29 15:16     ` Borislav Petkov
2011-03-29 15:39       ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab
2011-03-29 16:02         ` Borislav Petkov
2011-03-29 17:32           ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab [this message]
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 06/30] amd64_edac: Sanitize channel extraction Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 07/30] amd64_edac: Sanitize f10_get_base_addr_offset Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 08/30] amd64_edac: Replace huge bitmasks with a macro Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 09/30] amd64_edac: Cleanup DBAM handling Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 10/30] amd64_edac: Cleanup Dram Configuration registers handling Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 11/30] amd64_edac: Cleanup DCT Select Low/High code Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 12/30] amd64_edac: Cleanup NBCTL code Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 13/30] amd64_edac: Cleanup NBCFG handling Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 14/30] amd64_edac: Cleanup NBSH cruft Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 15/30] amd64_edac: Cleanup old defines cruft Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 16/30] amd64_edac: Adjust channel counting to F15h Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 17/30] amd64_edac: Simplify decoding path Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 18/30] amd64_edac: Unify get_error_address Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 19/30] amd64_edac: Add support for interleaved region swapping Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 20/30] amd64_edac: Correct node interleaving removal Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 21/30] amd64_edac: Fix channel interleave removal Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 22/30] amd64_edac: Revamp online spare handling Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 23/30] amd64_edac: Beef up early exit reporting Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 24/30] amd64_edac: Adjust sys_addr to chip select conversion routine to F15h Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 25/30] amd64_edac: Sanitize ->read_dram_ctl_register Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 26/30] amd64_edac: Improve DRAM address mapping Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 27/30] PCI: Rename CPU PCI id define Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 28/30] amd64_edac: Simplify scrubrate setting Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 29/30] amd64_edac: Adjust ECC symbol size to F15h Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 17:15 ` [PATCH 30/30] amd64_edac: Enable driver on F15h Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 18:56 ` [PATCH 00/30] amd64_edac: Add Bulldozer support Greg KH
2011-02-10 19:20   ` Borislav Petkov
2011-02-10 19:22     ` Jesse Barnes
2011-02-10 21:43       ` Borislav Petkov

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