[PATCH 1/5 v2] dma-mapping: add generic dma_get_page_shift API

Nishanth Aravamudan nacc at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Oct 14 08:39:00 PDT 2015

Hi Christoph,

On 12.10.2015 [14:06:51 -0700], Nishanth Aravamudan wrote:
> On 06.10.2015 [02:51:36 -0700], Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > Do we need a function here or can we just have a IOMMU_PAGE_SHIFT define
> > with an #ifndef in common code?
> On Power, since it's technically variable, we'd need a function. So are
> you suggesting define'ing it to a function just on Power and leaving it
> a constant elsewhere?
> I noticed that sparc has a IOMMU_PAGE_SHIFT already, fwiw.

Sorry, I should have been more specific -- I'm ready to spin out a v3,
with a sparc-specific function.

Are you ok with leaving it a function for now (the only caller is in
NVMe obviously).


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