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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] Intel pci: Fix various problems with Intel IOMMU code


    On 05/28/2011 05:12 PM, David Woodhouse wrote:
    > On Sat, 2011-05-28 at 13:15 -0500, Mike Travis wrote:
    >> Various problems exist in the Intel IOMMU PCI driver when
    >> using DMA remapping in 1:1 identity mode on UV systems and
    >> devices cannot address all of physical memory.
    >>
    >> This patchset addresses those problems.
    >
    > Patches 1-6 applied to iommu-2.6.git. Please test. Thanks.
    >
    > Please note for future reference that 'From:' lines such as the one in
    > your patch 1/7 should be *first* in the body of your email. The git-am
    > tool doesn't find them and set the authorship if you put them with the
    > Signed-off-bys. Also please avoid putting whitespace at the beginning of
    > every line of your commit comments.
    >
    > I still hate patch 7, but the point was that I wouldn't have to care
    > about it. Once your patches 1-6 are included in known stable releases
    > that your SCU can recognise, it can just pass 'iommu=pt' for those.
    >
    > It's only the "probably buggy" kernels with older release numbers that
    > you'll pass 'forcedac,pt64' to, so your mission is to get patch 7 or
    > some variant of it accepted into *those* kernels.
    >

    Thanks David, all noted. The From: thing is swallowed by the
    quilt mail command if it's first. I'll see if I can't fix that.

    Cheers.


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