ibmveth and LIOBN field
santil at us.ibm.com
Thu Oct 19 02:14:10 EST 2006
Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> Hi Santiago !
> I'm a bit annoyed by a bit of code in the ibmveth driver:
> It accesses the iommu table pointer, to get the index and put it into
> it's own private adapter->liobn member. However, that is never used
> anywhere except in ibmveth_seq_show() for the /proc stuff to display
> th'is LIOBN value.
> Is this actually useful ? I'd like to just remove that code.
I'll gladly sign off a patch that removes that code. I think we used
liobn in the driver a long time ago to do the tce mappings before we
merged all the common virtual io code into arch/powerpc/vio.c.
Santiago A. Leon
Power Linux Development
IBM Linux Technology Center
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