[Cbe-oss-dev] [PATCH 3/3] Cell IOMMU static mapping support

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Jan 29 08:37:57 EST 2008

On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 15:48 -0600, Olof Johansson wrote:
> > > Does the cell I/O bridge reflect out accesses to 2-4GB on the bus
> > > again? If not, that could be another place to stick the dynamic range
> > > for large config machines.
> > 
> > On the PCI bus itself, 2-4GB is where MMIO sits.
> Depending on the implementation, 2-4GB accesses _from_ PCI could mean
> something else. 

Not on PCI / PCI-X no. Maybe PCI-E could do that sort of ugly hacks but
that wouldn't be within specs I believe.

> But for most machines it doesn't, and I'm guessing cell
> is one of those.


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