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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 6/7] x86/tlb: optimizing flush_tlb_mm
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On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 4:58 PM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-05-16 at 16:53 +0800, Alex Shi wrote:
>>
>> Sorry. Do you mean not every archs use 'include/asm-generic/tlb.h', so
>> the assignment of tlb->start in tlb_gather_mmu make trouble?
>>
> Yes exactly. I know you work for Intel, but surely its not forbidden by
> contract to look outside of arch/x86/ ? I know!, look at arch/ia64/
> that's still Intel.

:) It is my fault. 'make cscope' just help me focus insight into x86.

But frankly speaking, it looks mess that every arch implement similar fields of
mmu_gather. If someone can unify the common fields of mmu_gather, and
left private field for specific arch. it will be great and much helpful.

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