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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/5] iommu/vt-d: Remove SVM_FLAG_PRIVATE_PASID
Hi Christoph,

On 3/24/21 1:33 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 23, 2021 at 09:05:58AM +0800, Lu Baolu wrote:
>> The SVM_FLAG_PRIVATE_PASID has never been referenced in the tree, and
>> there's no plan to have anything to use it. So cleanup it.
>> Signed-off-by: Lu Baolu <>
> Looks good,
> Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <>

Thank you!

> But can we take this a little further? SVM_FLAG_GUEST_PASID is unused
> as well. SVM_FLAG_GUEST_MODE is only used in drivers/iommu/intel/svm.c,
> and SVM_FLAG_SUPERVISOR_MODE is actually used as an API flag to
> iommu_sva_bind_device. So IMHO the latter should be elevated to an
> IOMMU API level flag, and then include/linux/intel-svm.h can go away
> entirely or at least be moved to drivers/iommu/intel/.

Sure. I will consider it and make it in separated patches.

Best regards,

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