Re: [BLOCK] phys_contig implies hw_contig

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Sun Nov 02 2003 - 17:11:32 EST

On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 03:47:34PM +1100, herbert wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 08:45:47PM -0800, David S. Miller wrote:
> > Your analysis assumes that phys contig implies hw contig, I
> > believe it does not. There may be limitations in the VMERGE
> > mechanism a platform implements that causes this situation to
> > arise.
> OK, if that's the case, then we better change blk_recount_segments
> as it assumes this.

Bug David that can't be right. If two segments are physically contiguous,
then they don't need to be remapped to be virtually continguous, right?
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