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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/10] swiotlb: do not panic on mapping failures
On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 08:04:25AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 08:17:14PM -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 08, 2018 at 10:02:39AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > All properly written drivers now have error handling in the
> > > dma_map_single / dma_map_page callers. As swiotlb_tbl_map_single already
> > > prints a useful warning when running out of swiotlb pool swace we can
> >
> > s/swace/space/
> >
> > > also remove swiotlb_full entirely as it serves no purpose now.
> >
> > The panic albeit was useful for those drivers that didn't handle it.
> >
> > Thoughts? I am kind of thinking screw them but then I am not too thrilled
> > about silent data corruption errors.
>
> I can add an (optional) panic back in common code so that the different
> mapping types are covered.

Thank you.
>
> Btw, are you fine with taking this through the dma mapping tree for
> this merge window? I'd probably leave it in linux-next for another

Yes, please.
> week or so and don't send it with the first pull request on Monday.

<nods>

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