Re: [PATCH 0/6] Allow setting caching mode in arch_add_memory() for P2PDMA

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Dec 09 2019 - 15:43:52 EST

On Mon, Dec 09, 2019 at 12:13:40PM -0700, Logan Gunthorpe wrote:
> This changes is pretty routine for most of the arches: x86_64, s390, arm64
> and powerpc simply need to thread the pgprot through to where the page tables
> are setup. x86_32 unfortunately sets up the page tables at boot so
> must use _set_memory_prot() to change their caching mode. ia64 and sh
> don't appear to have an easy way to change the page tables so, for now
> at least, we just return -EINVAL on such mappings and thus they will
> not support P2PDMA memory until the work for this is done.

ia64 and sh don't support ZONE_DEVICE mappings anyway as far as I know.

This generally looks fine to me.