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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 03/24] drivers/block/z2ram: use ioremap_wt() instead of __ioremap(_PAGE_WRITETHRU)
Hi Bart,

CC debian-68k, linux-m68k

On Tue, Oct 9, 2018 at 5:00 PM Bart Van Assche <bvanassche@acm.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2018-10-09 at 13:51 +0000, Christophe Leroy wrote:
> > _PAGE_WRITETHRU is a target specific flag. Prefer generic functions.
> >
> > Acked-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@c-s.fr>
>
> Hi Geert,
>
> All patches that have been applied to this driver since 2005 are API refactoring
> patches. I haven't found any patches in the history of this driver that seem to
> have been submitted by a user of this driver. Do you perhaps know whether anyone
> is using this driver?

The z2ram is a very simple driver, used to configure (slower) Zorro II RAM as
a swap device. So I'm not so surprised no one submitted functional patches.

I believe it's still being used.
Probably it could be modified to use mtdram.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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