[PATCH 0/6] Cache coherent device memory (CDM) with HMM v5

chetan L loke.chetan at gmail.com
Fri Nov 17 09:41:39 AEDT 2017

On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 1:29 PM, Jerome Glisse <jglisse at redhat.com> wrote:

> For the NUMA discussion this is related to CPU less node ie not wanting
> to add any more CPU less node (node with only memory) and they are other
> aspect too. For instance you do not necessarily have good informations
> from the device to know if a page is access a lot by the device (this
> kind of information is often only accessible by the device driver). Thus

@Jerome - one comment w.r.t 'do not necessarily have good info on
device access'.

So you could be assuming a few things here :). CCIX extends the CPU
complex's coherency domain(it is now a single/unified coherency
domain). The CCIX-EP (lets say an accelerator/XPU or a NIC or a combo)
is now a true peer w.r.t the host-numa-node(s) (aka 1st class
citizen). I don't know how much info was revealed at the latest ARM
techcon where CCIX was presented. So I cannot divulge any further
details until I see that slide deck. However, you can safely assume
that the host will have *all* the info w.r.t the device-access and


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