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    Phoronix: Linux Continues Prepping EFI Special Purpose Memory Support

    With hardware these days from Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory to HBM being stacked on chips for specialized use-cases, the Linux kernel has been preparing support for the new EFI Special/Specific Purpose Memory specification for knowing about such specialized memory use-cases it shouldn't be treating as normal RAM...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...pose-Memory-V2

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    I'd like to hear if that fits into this discussion about handling of complex memory / CPU hierarchies, which was started by Jerome Glisse back in January 2019: https://www.linuxjournal.com/content...ory-situations

    Would be great to get an update how the agreed path forward does look like.

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