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SubjectRe: [RFC/PARTIAL PATCH 0/3] dma: passing "attributes" to dma_map_* routines
On Tue, Jan 08, 2008 at 12:21:44PM -0600, James Bottomley wrote:
> ...
> But the point is that the Altix does something non-standard but which
> was later standardised (in a different way) largely so others could also
> benefit from the relaxed ordering speedup.
>

When you say that Altix does "something ... which was later
standardized", what is "something"?

The thing that I'm trying to address here is the reordering
that may occur within the NUMA fabric. As far as I'm aware
there's no standard for that.

--
Arthur



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