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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/10 v2] iommu/amd: lock splitting & GFP_KERNEL allocation
On 2018-03-17 14:49:54 [-0500], Scott Wood wrote:
> On Fri, 2018-03-16 at 21:18 +0100, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> > The goal here is to make the memory allocation in get_irq_table() not
> > with disabled interrupts and having as little raw_spin_lock as
> > possible
> > while having them if the caller is also holding one (like desc->lock
> > during IRQ-affinity changes).
> > I reverted one patch one patch in the iommu while rebasing since it
> > make job easier.
>
> If the goal is to have "as little raw_spin_lock as possible" -- and
> presumably also to avoid unnecessary complexity -- wouldn't it be
> better to leave my patch in, and drop patches 4 and 9?

9 gives me GFP_KERNEL instead atomic so no.
4 is needed I think but I could double check on Monday.

> -Scott

Sebastian

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