On May 16, 2015 12:48 AM, "Dan Williams" <dan.j.williams(a)intel.com>
On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 8:43 AM, Jeff Moyer <jmoyer(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> Dan Williams <dan.j.williams(a)intel.com> writes:
>> @@ -919,10 +920,31 @@ static inline const char *e820_type_to_string(int
>> case E820_NVS: return "ACPI Non-volatile Storage";
>> case E820_UNUSABLE: return "Unusable memory";
>> case E820_PRAM: return "Persistent RAM";
>> + case E820_PMEM: return "Persistent I/O Memory";
> Minor nit, but nobody refers to this stuff as persistent I/O memory.
> I've heard it referred to as persistent memory or storage class memory.
> In the end, I doubt it matters.
Had we not polluted the waters with E820_PRAM I would have chosen
"Persistent Memory", but as we now need to support both I'd assume
they need different names.
We could reverse it and call E820_PRAM "legacy persistent RAM" or
> Acked-by: Jeff Moyer <jmoyer(a)redhat.com>