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SubjectRe: [PATCH 29/67] dma-direct: use node local allocations for coherent memory
Missing patch description explaining why this change is desirable.

On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 9:18 AM, Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> wrote:
> --- a/lib/dma-direct.c
> +++ b/lib/dma-direct.c
> @@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ static void *dma_direct_alloc(struct device *dev, size_t size,
> if (gfpflags_allow_blocking(gfp))
> page = dma_alloc_from_contiguous(dev, count, page_order, gfp);
> if (!page)
> - page = alloc_pages(gfp, page_order);
> + page = alloc_pages_node(dev_to_node(dev), gfp, page_order);
> if (!page)
> return NULL;
>

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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