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SubjectRe: [RFC 01/10] iommu: Add IOMMU device registry
On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 10:49:41PM +0200, Thierry Reding wrote:
> Add an IOMMU device registry for drivers to register with and implement
> a method for users of the IOMMU API to attach to an IOMMU device. This
> allows to support deferred probing and gives the IOMMU API a convenient
> hook to perform early initialization of a device if necessary.

Can you elaborate on why exactly you need this? The IOMMU-API is
designed to hide any details from the user about the available IOMMUs in
the system and which IOMMU handles which device. This looks like it is
going in a completly different direction from that.


Joerg




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