Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [patch 12/21] Xen-paravirt: Allocate and freevmalloc areas

From: Hollis Blanchard
Date: Fri Feb 16 2007 - 12:27:24 EST

On Fri, 2007-02-16 at 17:10 +0000, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 16/2/07 16:46, "Jeremy Fitzhardinge" <jeremy@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Yes, that would work. Unfortunately that's i386 arch-specific, whereas
> > the rest of this code is generic. I guess I could just move it all to
> > arch/i386/mm.
> This whole thing isn't an issue on ia64 (they no-op lock_vm_area) and
> powerpc doesn't use any of the Xen driver code at this time.

Not sure what you mean? PowerPC uses pretty much all of the Xen driver
code: event channels, blkfront/back, netfront/back, console, etc.

Hollis Blanchard
IBM Linux Technology Center

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