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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] swiotlb cleanups

* FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@lab.ntt.co.jp> wrote:

> On Sun, 28 Dec 2008 10:05:37 +0100
> Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:
>
> >
> > * FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@lab.ntt.co.jp> wrote:
> >
> > > This is minor swiotlb cleanups. It depends on the swiotlb highmem
> > > patchset:
> > >
> > > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tomo/linux-2.6-misc.git swiotlb
> >
> > thanks, applied them to tip/core/iommu - after Becky's patchset as ported
> > by Jeremy.
>
> Thanks,
>
> The log of tip/core/iommu looks really wired. Two patches claim to add
> highmem support to swioblb. Becky completely reverts the Jeremy's and
> does in a different way without any description.

one is Jeremy's that was tested on Xen. The other is Becky's stuff - that
also extends it to powerpc - that is not yet fully tested though.

> As I wrote, I recommend you to reorder the patches. There is no point to
> merge Jeremy's highmem patch.

"reordering" commits is not acceptable at this stage, we do append-only
steps. If you can see any bug in the end result, let us know.

Ingo


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