[PATCH] cxl: Add kernel API to allow a context to operate with relocate disabled

Michael Ellerman mpe at ellerman.id.au
Fri May 6 12:23:32 AEST 2016

On Wed, 2016-05-04 at 18:07 +0200, Frederic Barrat wrote:

> Hi Ian,
> The principle is fine, but the cxl_start_context2 API bothers me a bit. 
> Would something similar to this make sense, I think it would keep the 
> API cleaner:
> /* new kernel-only API */
> void cxl_set_translation_mode(struct cxl_context *ctx, bool real_mode)
> For mlx5, the call sequence would be:
> 	ctx = cxl_dev_context_init()
> 	cxl_set_translation_mode(ctx, true)
> 	cxl_start_context(ctx)

I'd prefer that if it works.

The new "2" API and the bool being passed everywhere is a bit smelly.


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