RE: [ANNOUNCE] iommu-2.6.git tree

From: FUJITA Tomonori
Date: Mon Oct 20 2008 - 19:53:31 EST

On Mon, 20 Oct 2008 11:06:15 -0700
"Yu, Fenghua" <fenghua.yu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >IA64 and PARISC uses the same IOMMU hardware but they duplicate the
> >driver for them (the drivers are very similar). Calgary and POWER also
> >have similar IOMMU drivers. But I don't think it's worth merging them.
> If you are talking about IA64 HP ZX1, then it does have same IOMMU hardware as PARISC.

Yeah, I was talking about SBA.

> But now David is pushing Intel VT-d IOMMU code for IA64. The
> hardware and driver are different from HP or PARISC. The hardware is
> same as x86 VT-d and the driver is ported from x86 IOMMU driver.

Yeah, I know that.

I just tried to point out that there is no cross-platform
(architecture independent) IOMMU stuff and David's new git tree should
be VT-d git tree, not a tree for architecture independent IOMMU stuff.
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