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

Amit Pundir amit.pundir at
Sun Aug 2 00:35:47 EDT 2020

On Sat, 1 Aug 2020 at 23:58, Linus Torvalds
<torvalds at> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 1, 2020 at 4:57 AM Amit Pundir <amit.pundir at> wrote:
> >
> > 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.
> Is this happening with a clean tree, or are there external drivers
> involved that trigger the problem?
> Because if it's a clean tree, I guess I need to do an rc8 anyway, just
> to get whatever workaround you then added to devicetree and/or some
> driver to make it work again.

No, this is not on a clean tree. The phone's device-tree is not
upstreamed yet. That is the only change I carry. I have updated
the device-tree for this fix and sent out a newer version for review.

Amit Pundir

> Or is there a quick fix that I can get today or early tomorrow? We had
> some confusion this week due to a nasty include header mess, but
> despite that there hasn't been anything else that has come up (so
> far), so..
>                        Linus

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