Re: [PATCH] liquidio: stop using huge static buffer, save 4096k in .data
From: Felix Manlunas
Date: Tue Jun 20 2017 - 16:51:39 EST
From: Derek Chickles <Derek.Chickles@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:15:34 -0700
> > From: David Miller [mailto:davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 12:22 PM
> > From: Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 21:50:52 +0200
> > > Only compile-tested - I don't have the hardware.
> > >
> > > From code inspection, octeon_pci_write_core_mem() appears to be safe wrt
> > > unaligned source. In any case, u8 fbuf was not guaranteed to be aligned
> > > anyway.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Looks good to me but I'll let one of the liquidio guys review this first
> > before I apply it.
> Felix is going to try this out this week to confirm. Let's wait for his ack.
This patch works. I tested it with a LiquidIO II adapter.