RE: [rfc] generic allocator and mspec driver

From: Luck, Tony <tony.luck_at_intel.com>
Date: 2005-02-17 04:50:02
>Here's another version of the mspec driver with the generic
>allocator. I have tried to implement all the features we discussed on
>the list earlier, including marking pages as uncached using PG_arch_1
>and making /dev/mem honor it.

Did you see David's e-mail?  The one where he said:
>Note that PG_arch_1 is already being used as a "i-cache coherent" flag.

Won't bad things happen if someone tried to read a page from /dev/mem
that was marked PG_arch_1 by swiotlb code?

I'm also not thrilled about mem.c being cloned into arch/ia64.

-Tony

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