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SubjectRE: [Linux-nvdimm] [GIT PULL] PMEM driver for v4.1

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Williams []
> Sent: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:34 AM
> To: Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)
> > ...
> >> Since it's directly mapped it should just work for most things if it's
> >> at least write-through cached (UC would be a horror), and it would
> >> also solve all the size problems. With write-through caching it should
> >> also be pretty OK performance-wise. The 64 bytes size is ideal as
> >
> > Are the WT support patches going to make it into 4.1?
> Which patches are these? Maybe I missed them, but I don't see
> anything in the archives.

These have been baking in linux-mm and linux-next:
* [PATCH v3 0/6] Kernel huge I/O mapping support
* [PATCH v4 0/7] mtrr, mm, x86: Enhance MTRR checks for huge I/O mapping

I don't think this made it into a subsystem tree yet:
* [PATCH v8 0/7] Support Write-Through mapping on x86

I guess we could target 4.2 for both the WT series and
pmem patches that support the new ioremap_wt() function.

Robert Elliott, HP Server Storage

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