[Xen-devel] [RFC 12/23] xen: Extend page_to_mfn to take an offset in the page

David Vrabel david.vrabel at citrix.com
Tue May 19 06:57:59 PDT 2015

On 14/05/15 18:00, Julien Grall wrote:
> With 64KB page granularity support in Linux, a page will be split accross
> multiple MFN (Xen is using 4KB page granularity). Thoses MFNs may not be
> contiguous.
> With the offset in the page, the helper will be able to know which MFN
> the driver needs to retrieve.

I think a gnttab_grant_foreign_access_ref()-like helper that takes a
page would be better.

You will probably want this helper able to return/fill a set of refs for
64 KiB pages.


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