Re: [git pull] RCU updates for v2.6.27

From: Vegard Nossum
Date: Wed Jul 16 2008 - 13:18:48 EST

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 7:00 PM, Andi Kleen <andi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> "Vegard Nossum" <vegard.nossum@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> But yeah, I'll continue to improve it and hopefully get it in better
>> shape for next time, especially with regards to SMP support. Maybe we
>> can finally have Andrew's review too, if he's not too busy giving all
>> these talks and whatnot. Some of the things we've actually fixed up
>> since last time include impact on the slab code,
>> CodingStyle/checkpatch issues, and the splitting the huge single file
>> of code into its own directory to make it more manageable. Oh, and I
>> believe 64-bit support is new as well.
> Have the network (or likely general) IO false positives be fixed
> yet? That seemed like the largest design misfeature last time I looked.
> I suspect it needs integration into the PCI-DMA API.

They haven't.

Integration into DMA API would be really nice (and a quite logical
thing to do). I will take a look at it... (Unless you beat me to it
with a patch, of course ;-))



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