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January 11, 2006

dma-ops in 2.6.15-mm3!

Filed under: Uncategorized — Muli Ben-Yehuda @ 9:57 PM

After many trials and tribulations, dma-ops has made it to 2.6.15-mm3.
Will it make it to 2.6.16? the game of patches continues!

Date:   Wed, 11 Jan 2006 04:21:35 -0800
From: Andrew Morton [akpm(at)osdl.org]
X-Mailer: Sylpheed version 1.0.4 (GTK+ 1.2.10; i386-redhat-linux-gnu)
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: 2.6.15-mm3

[major snippage]
+x86_64-dma-ops.patch
[snip]
 x86_64 tree updates
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6 Comments »

  1. w00t!!!!

    Comment by omerm — January 11, 2006 @ 8:43 PM | Reply

  2. I just got an x86_64 box I want to use as a server… time to look into these patches…

    Comment by taral — January 11, 2006 @ 8:45 PM | Reply

    • You don’t need this one, it’s mostly a cleanup and reorganization of the DMA mapping code for x86-64 in preperation for supporting more IOMMU types.

      Comment by mulix — January 11, 2006 @ 8:53 PM | Reply

      • So that means stick with mainline? 🙂

        Comment by taral — January 11, 2006 @ 10:04 PM

      • Yep, and report bugs 🙂

        Comment by mulix — January 11, 2006 @ 11:01 PM

  3. very cool! congrats!

    Comment by xavishayx — January 12, 2006 @ 3:55 AM | Reply


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