LKML Archive on
help / color / mirror / Atom feed
From: mark gross <>
To: Matthew Wilcox <>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <>, Andrew Morton <>,,
Subject: Re: Pull request: DMA pool updates
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 09:55:26 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 05:11:47PM -0700, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> G'day Linus, mate
> Could you pull the dmapool branch of
> git:// please?
> All the patches have been posted to linux-kernel before, and various
> comments (and acks) have been taken into account.
> It's a fairly nice performance improvement, so would be good to get in.
> It's survived a few hours of *mumble* high-stress database benchmark,
> so I have high confidence in its stability.

I haven't looked at this yet but, I've been doing some work with the
IOMMU performance impacts on DMA operations.  DMApooling  could provide
a way to mitigate some of the spankage gotten when using IOMMU's.


> -- 
> Intel are signing my paycheques ... these opinions are still mine
> "Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
> operating system, but compare it to ours.  We can't possibly take such
> a retrograde step."
> --
> To unsubscribe, send a message with 'unsubscribe linux-mm' in
> the body to  For more info on Linux MM,
> see: .
> Don't email: <a href=mailto:""> </a>

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-04 17:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-29  0:11 Matthew Wilcox
2008-01-29  1:07 ` Andrew Morton
2008-01-29  2:45   ` Matthew Wilcox
2008-01-29  2:57     ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-04 17:55 ` mark gross [this message]
2008-02-06  2:52 Matthew Wilcox
2008-02-06  3:22 ` Andrew Morton

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \
    --subject='Re: Pull request: DMA pool updates' \

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for NNTP newsgroup(s).