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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ipr: don't doublefree pages from scatterlist
    From: Andi Kleen <>
    Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2006 22:11:29 +0100

    > Don't touch the non DMA members in the sg list in dma_map_sg in the IOMMU
    > Some drivers (in particular ipr) ran into problems because they
    > reused the sg lists after passing them to pci_map_sg(). The merging
    > procedure in the K8 GART IOMMU corrupted the state. This patch
    > changes it to only touch the dma* entries during merging,
    > but not the other fields. Approach suggested by Dave Miller.
    > I did some basic tests with CONFIG_IOMMU_DEBUG (LTP, large dd)
    > and without and it hold up, but needs more testing.
    > Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <>

    Thanks for doing this work Andi.
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