Re: [patch 2.6.14-rc2 0/5] swiotlb maintenance and x86_64 dma_sync_single_range_for_{cpu,device}

From: Matthew Wilcox <>
Date: 2005-09-27 07:33:26
On Mon, Sep 26, 2005 at 05:01:19PM -0400, John W. Linville wrote:
> In this round, the new location for swiotlb is driver/pci/swiotlb.c.
> This is the result of discussions on lkml pointing-out that swiotlb is
> closely related to PCI.

Uh?  It implements DMA services, which aren't limited to PCI at all.
Despite the file including <linux.pci.h> and <asm/pci.h> (which should
probably both be removed), there's not a single PCI-related function in
this file.  You originally moved it to lib/ which made much more sense.
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