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SubjectRe: x86_64: 2.6.14-rc4 swiotlb broken
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On Monday 17 October 2005 11:50, Andrew Morton wrote:

>
> This is an ia64 patch - what point was there in testing it on an x460?
>
> Is something missing here?

x86-64 shares that code with ia64.

The patch is actually not quite correct - in theory node 0 could be too small
to contain the full swiotlb bounce buffers.

The real fix would be to get rid of the pgdata lists and just walk the
node_online_map on bootmem.c. The memory hotplug guys have
a patch pending for this.

-Andi
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