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SubjectRe: [IA64] swiotlb abstraction (e.g. for Xen)
>>> Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> 12.02.07 18:12 >>>
>On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 07:30:55AM +0000, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>
>> As the topic says - the goal is to support Xen. But yes, I was afraid someone would
>> claim this make the code look ugly. And no, I currently don't have ideas to address
>> any of your comments without breaking functionality on Xen...
>
>We don't have Xen merged, and it doesn't look like we're going to get it
>soon. Also the code is only for dom0 which will take even longer.
>At this point I'm pretty sure the code is cleaner, simpler and easier to
>maintain if you just split out a xendom0swiotlb instead of messing up
>the existing code.

We have such a file, and the purpose of the patch was to get rid of it.

Jan
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