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From: "Jan Beulich" <jbeulich@novell.com>
To: "Arjan van de Ven" <arjan@infradead.org>
Cc: <tony.luck@intel.com>, "Christoph Hellwig" <hch@lst.de>,
	"Linux Kernel Mailing List" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [IA64] swiotlb abstraction (e.g. for Xen)
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 08:58:23 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <45D03A3F.76E4.0078.0@novell.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1171268065.6308.0.camel@laptopd505.fenrus.org>

>> > If Jan actually had a goal with that except making the code utterly
>> > unreadable he should try again with small patches that are well
>> > explained and do one thing at a at time.  (And cane be reviewed an
>> > improved on if needed.
>> 
>> As the topic says - the goal is to support Xen. 
>
>Xen the linux guest
>or
>Xen the hypervisor?
>
>if it's the later, why on earth would we want to uglyfy linux for it?
>(arguably it holds in the former case as well)

The former.

Jan



  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-12  8:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <200702070759.l177xIti030295@hera.kernel.org>
2007-02-07  8:32 ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-02-11  7:25   ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-02-12  7:30     ` Jan Beulich
2007-02-12  8:14       ` Arjan van de Ven
2007-02-12  8:56         ` Muli Ben-Yehuda
2007-02-12  8:58         ` Jan Beulich [this message]
2007-02-12 17:12       ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-02-13  7:27         ` Jan Beulich
2007-02-13  7:53           ` Arjan van de Ven

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