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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] Use cachable mapping for i915 opregion.
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On Sunday, January 23, 2011, Chris Wilson wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Jan 2011 18:23:34 +0100, Michael Karcher <kernel@mkarcher.dialup.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> > The opregion is a shared memory region between ACPI and the graphics
> > driver. As the ACPI mapping has been changed to cachable in commit
> > 6d5bbf00d251cc73223a71422d69e069dc2e0b8d, mapping the intel opregion
> > non-cachable now fails. As no bus-master hardware is involved in the
> > opregion, cachable map should do no harm.
>
> Satisfied myself that is indeed equivalent to use the newly introduced
> acpi_os_ioremap for this purpose and applied to -fixes.

However, it might be better to use acpi_os_ioremap() in case we decide to
go back to ioremap() for some reason. For now, ioremap_cache() seems fine,
but ...

Thanks,
Rafael


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