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SubjectRe: [PATCH] lib/scatterlist: Provide a DMA page iterator
On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 04:42:18PM -0700, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > Changes since the RFC:
> > - Rework vmwgfx too [CH]
> > - Use a distinct type for the DMA page iterator [CH]
> > - Do not have a #ifdef [CH]
>
> ChristophH: Will you ack?

This looks generally fine.

>
> Are you still OK with the vmwgfx reworking, or should we go back to
> the original version that didn't have the type safety so this driver
> can be left broken?

I think the map method in vmgfx that just does virt_to_phys is
pretty broken. Thomas, can you check if you see any performance
difference with just doing the proper dma mapping, as that gets the
driver out of interface abuse land?

While we're at it I think we need to merge my series in this area
for 5.0, because without that the driver is already broken. Where
should we merge it?

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