[RFC][PATCH 2/2] ARM: ioremap: Add IO mapping space reused support.
arnd at arndb.de
Tue May 13 01:43:06 PDT 2014
On Tuesday 13 May 2014 09:45:08 Richard Lee wrote:
> > On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 3:51 PM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> wrote:
> > On Monday 12 May 2014 10:19:55 Richard Lee wrote:
> >> For the IO mapping, for the same physical address space maybe
> >> mapped more than one time, for example, in some SoCs:
> >> 0x20000000 ~ 0x20001000: are global control IO physical map,
> >> and this range space will be used by many drivers.
> >> And then if each driver will do the same ioremap operation, we
> >> will waste to much malloc virtual spaces.
> >> This patch add IO mapping space reused support.
> >> Signed-off-by: Richard Lee <superlibj at gmail.com>
> > What happens if the first driver then unmaps the area?
> If the first driver will unmap the area, it shouldn't do any thing
> except decreasing the 'used' counter.
Ah, for some reason I didn't see your first patch that introduces
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