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From: Russell King - ARM Linux admin <>
To: Christoph Hellwig <>
	Robin Murphy <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] vmalloc: lift the arm flag for coherent mappings to common code
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2019 10:29:18 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, Aug 30, 2019 at 08:29:21AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> The arm architecture had a VM_ARM_DMA_CONSISTENT flag to mark DMA
> coherent remapping for a while.  Lift this flag to common code so
> that we can use it generically.  We also check it in the only place
> VM_USERMAP is directly check so that we can entirely replace that
> flag as well (although I'm not even sure why we'd want to allow
> remapping DMA appings, but I'd rather not change behavior).

Good, because if you did change that behaviour, you'd break almost
every ARM framebuffer and cripple ARM audio drivers.

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  reply	other threads:[~2019-08-30  9:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-30  6:29 cleanup vmap usage in the dma-mapping layer Christoph Hellwig
2019-08-30  6:29 ` [PATCH 1/4] vmalloc: lift the arm flag for coherent mappings to common code Christoph Hellwig
2019-08-30  9:29   ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin [this message]
2019-08-30 14:59     ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-08-30  6:29 ` [PATCH 2/4] dma-mapping: always use VM_DMA_COHERENT for generic DMA remap Christoph Hellwig
2019-08-30  6:29 ` [PATCH 3/4] dma-mapping: introduce a dma_common_find_pages helper Christoph Hellwig
2019-10-02 12:05   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-10-02 16:45     ` Robin Murphy
2019-10-06 18:45     ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-10-07  7:35       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-08-30  6:29 ` [PATCH 4/4] arm: remove wrappers for the generic dma remap helpers Christoph Hellwig

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