[PATCH v2 7/7] pmem, dax: have direct_access use __pmem annotation

Dan Williams dan.j.williams at intel.com
Sun Aug 16 01:49:14 AEST 2015

On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 2:11 AM, Christoph Hellwig <hch at lst.de> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 09:58:16AM -0700, Dan Williams wrote:
>> > I'll merge with your code for v3.
>> Sounds, let me go rebase the __pfn_t patches on -mm so we'all lined up
>> and collision free.
> I'm doubt that we'll have PFN mapping ready for 4.3.  I'd rather see
> Ross series goes first, and move the patch to remove the size argument
> from ->direct access [1] over to this series as well.
> [1] https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/djbw/nvdimm.git/commit/?h=pfn&id=8e15e69fb9e61ac563c5a7ffd9dd9a7b545cced3

Yes, let's do it.  The need for DAX persistence guarantees is a higher
priority than solving the DAX vs PMEM unbind bug.  Especially if we
can defer __pfn_t and get some basic struct page mapping into 4.3 as

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