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    SubjectRe: [patch][Intel-IOMMU] Fix for IOMMU early crash
    Keshavamurthy, Anil S writes:

    > Subject: Fix IOMMU early crash
    > This patch avoids copying pci_bus's->sysdata to
    > pci_dev's->sysdata as one can easily obtain
    > the same through pci_dev->bus->sysdata.

    At the moment this will cause ppc64 to crash, since we rely on
    pci_dev->sysdata pointing to some node in the firmware device tree,
    either the device's node or the node for a parent bus.

    We could change the ppc64 code to use pci_dev->bus->sysdata in the
    case when pci_dev->sysdata is NULL, which would fix the problem. I
    think that change should be incorporated as part of this patch so that
    we don't break git bisection.

    In other words I don't want to see this patch applied as it stands.

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