Re: [patch 2.6.13 0/6] swiotlb maintenance and x86_64 dma_sync_single_range_for_{cpu,device}

From: John W. Linville <linville_at_tuxdriver.com>
Date: 2005-09-24 04:22:35
On Thu, Sep 22, 2005 at 09:41:55PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2005 at 01:37:46PM -0700, Luck, Tony wrote:
> > >Conduct some maintenance of the swiotlb code:
> > >
> > >	-- Move the code from arch/ia64/lib to lib
> > 
> > I agree that this code needs to move up out of arch/ia64, it is messy
> > that x86_64 needs to reach over and grab this from arch/ia64.
> > 
> > But is "lib" really the right place for it to move to?  Perhaps
> > a more logical place might be "drivers/pci/swiotlb/" since this
> > code is tightly coupled to pci?
> 
> It should just go away once the GFP_DMA32 code is merged.

Is that the plan?  I suppose it makes sense.

So, move it to driver/pci/swiotlb.c?  Or just leave it where it is?

Either way, I'll redo the other patches to reflect the correct
location.

John
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John W. Linville
linville@tuxdriver.com
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