revert scope for 5.8, was Re: dma-pool fixes

Nicolas Saenz Julienne nsaenzjulienne at
Sat Aug 1 12:59:57 EDT 2020

On Sat, 2020-08-01 at 17:27 +0530, Amit Pundir wrote:


> > I'm between a rock and a hard place here.  If we simply want to revert
> > commits as-is to make sure both the Raspberry Pi 4 and thone phone do
> > not regress we'll have to go all the way back and revert the whole SEV
> > pool support.  I could try to manual revert of the multiple pool
> > support, but it is very late for that.
> Hi, I found the problematic memory region. It was a memory
> chunk reserved/removed in the downstream tree but was
> seemingly reserved upstream for different drivers. I failed to
> calculate the length of the total region reserved downstream
> correctly. And there was still a portion of memory left unmarked,
> which I should have marked as reserved in my testing earlier
> today.
> Sorry for all the noise and thanks Nicolas, Christoph and David
> for your patience.

That's great news, thanks for persevering!


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