On Mon, Jul 24, 2017 at 9:11 AM, Dan Williams <dan.j.williams(a)intel.com> wrote:
On Sun, Jul 23, 2017 at 10:50 PM, Yasunori Goto
> d) make a new tiny daemon in ndctl tree
> This may be simpler way.
> It can use ndctl_dimm_get_health_eventfd() and poll()/select().
> But, ndctl may be included in kernel source,
> and I don't know whether kernel includes other daemon tools or not.
The kernel does include a few daemons in the tools/ directory, so I
don't see this being a problem. Now, that said, Linus still has the
prerogative to not pull ndctl into the kernel for 4.14, but at this
point I feel more likely than not that the next version of ndctl will
be v4.14-rc1 instead of v58.
An update here... upstream would like to see ndctl move away from
autotools before it is integrated into the kernel tree, so ndctl v58
will be the next release from github. The 4.15 kernel is our next