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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 10/19] xen: introduce xen_alloc/free_coherent_pages
On 30 Sep 2013, at 16:31, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 05:09:58PM +0100, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
>> xen_swiotlb_alloc_coherent needs to allocate a coherent buffer for cpu
>> and devices. On native x86 and ARMv8 is sufficient to call
>> __get_free_pages in order to get a coherent buffer, while on ARM we need
>> to call the native dma_ops->alloc implementation.
>> When arm64 stops using the swiotlb by default and starts having multiple
>> dma_ops implementations, we'll use __get_dma_ops there too.
> I presume this is a future TODO, not some further patch (in which
> case you should say in here the title of it). If it is a TODO could
> you stick that in the sentence here somewhere to make it crytal clear that
> it is not implemented.

Thanks for pointing this out. The arm64 patch shouldn't be different
from arm here. I thought a subsequent patch already added
__get_dma_ops() for arm64.


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