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 04:50:23
On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 11:27:26AM -0700, Luck, Tony wrote:
> >> It should just go away once the GFP_DMA32 code is merged.
> >
> >Is that the plan?  I suppose it makes sense.

> I don't have a good (or in fact any) understanding of the impact
> of GFP_DMA32 on ia64.  People tell me it will all be good, but I'd
> like to hear from someone running it.
 
All the patches I saw were for x86_64.  So, the impact on ia64 should
be minimal... :-)

> If it is good, and if it is coming soon, then there is no point
> moving swiotlb.  But I don't know the answers to either of those
> questions.

The xen guys have an swiotlb implementation, although theres differs
somewhat.  Perhaps if we moved it out from under ia64, the two could
be consolidated?

John
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