[PATCH 06/10] iommu/amd: Add functions copy_command_buffer/copy_event_buffer

Baoquan He bhe at redhat.com
Sat Oct 10 05:24:24 PDT 2015

Hi Joerg,

On 09/29/15 at 06:04pm, Joerg Roedel wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 02:37:32PM +0800, Baoquan He wrote:
> > Copy command buffer and event buffer from the old to kdump kernel.
> > 
> > Still there are 2 problems:
> >   1) Not very sure if this is necessary. If do not copy the old command buffer, and
> > only set the newly allocated command buffer, is there anything wrong?
> No, there is no need to copy command and event buffers. Just make sure
> they get re-initialized and flush all iommu caches after setting the new
> device table.

Thanks for your reviewing.

I did a lot of tests. Seems that it doesn't matter with copy or without
a copy. And it's also OK even completely ignore the command buffer and
event log handling here.


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