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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 8/8] habanalabs: enable 64-bit DMA mask in POWER9
On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 11:35 AM Oded Gabbay <oded.gabbay@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 11:19 AM Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, Jun 16, 2019 at 02:24:08PM +0300, Oded Gabbay wrote:
> > > So the alternative is that my device won't work on POWER9.
> >
> > The alternative is that we fix the powerpc code to do the right
> > thing, which already is in progress.
> Great, I agree this is the correct approach, and that's why I wrote in
> my earlier email:
>
> "I'll of course monitor the PPC code upstream and if they will manage
> to push a fix to their current DMA mask limitation (that will allow
> setting dma mask of 48 bits and without setting bit 59 in outbound
> transactions), I will modify my code accordingly and then this hack
> won't be necessary. But for now, it is what it is."
>
> So I don't get it why you object for this temporary fix in my driver.
>
> Thanks,
> Oded

Hi,
I didn't get any reply to my last email.
Can we continue this discussion ?

Thanks,
Oded

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