[PATCH] iommu fixes, round 3
johnrose at austin.ibm.com
Thu Nov 4 09:50:50 EST 2004
On Wed, 2004-11-03 at 16:15, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> And what will happen the day I remove the iommu table pointer
> from the struct device-node anyway ?
This would break the current table creation and management scheme, so
some reworking would have to be done anyway. As for cleaning up struct
device_node, you're preaching to the choir. How will the tables be
associated with devices in the new case?
> If your interface to userland relies on that, then it's broken and will
> have to be reworked :(
User-space DLPAR stuff doesn't care about these tables, or at what point
they're freed, if that's what you mean. Thanks for looking at the
patch, I'll take reluctant acceptance over nothing :)
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