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From: Al Viro <viro@ftp.linux.org.uk>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Tejun Heo <htejun@gmail.com>,
	Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>,
	Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-s390@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] iomap: make PCI iomap stuff excluded when PCI isn't configured
Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2007 22:50:33 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070210225033.GO10050@ftp.linux.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0702101425230.8424@woody.linux-foundation.org>

On Sat, Feb 10, 2007 at 02:25:53PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> 
> 
> On Sat, 10 Feb 2007, Tejun Heo wrote:
> > 
> > I think an arch needs to support ioport_map/unmap and noncoherent dma (just
> > alias to coherent interface on x86/amd64) interface whether PCI is implemented
> > or not.  No?
> 
> We haven't required ioport implementations in the past, afaik.

We don't even require ioremap().  What the hell could it possibly mean on
e.g. UML?  The same goes for DMA.  And yes, of course it means that a lot
of drivers are not buildable on it - hardly a surprise, that...

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-10 22:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-10 11:43 [patch] More defines for dma-mapping-broken.h Heiko Carstens
2007-02-10 17:43 ` [PATCH] iomap: make PCI iomap stuff excluded when PCI isn't configured Tejun Heo
2007-02-10 19:46   ` Heiko Carstens
2007-02-10 22:14     ` Tejun Heo
2007-02-10 22:25       ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-10 22:50         ` Al Viro [this message]
2007-02-10 23:55           ` Al Viro
2007-02-11 16:45             ` Martin Schwidefsky
2007-02-11 18:15               ` Al Viro
2007-02-11  0:15       ` Heiko Carstens
2007-02-11  5:20       ` Al Viro
2007-02-11  2:41   ` Randy Dunlap
2007-02-11 15:49 ` [patch] More defines for dma-mapping-broken.h Jeff Garzik

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