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Date:	Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:45:29 +1100
From:	Michael Neuling <>
To:	Michael Ellerman <>
	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: [v3,12/16] cxl: Add base builtin support

On Wed, 2014-10-08 at 10:04 +1100, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-07-10 at 10:48:18 UTC, Michael Neuling wrote:
> > From: Ian Munsie <>
> > 
> > This adds the base cxl support that needs to be build into the kernel to use
> > cxl as a module. This is needed so that the cxl call backs from the core
> > powerpc mm code always exist irrespective of if the cxl module is loaded or
> > not. This is similar to how cell works with CONFIG_SPU_BASE.
> > 
> > This adds a cxl_slbia() call (similar to spu_flush_all_slbs()) which checks for
> > the cxl module being loaded. If the modules is not loaded we return, otherwise
> > we call into the cxl SLB invalidation code.
> > 
> > This also adds the cxl_ctx_in_use() function for use in the mm code to see if
> > any cxl contexts are currently in use. This is used by the tlbie() to
> > determine if it can do local TLB invalidations or not. This also adds get/put
> > calls for the cxl driver module to refcount the active cxl contexts.
> This last paragraph is no longer true.

Yep, thanks.  I'll move it to patch 7 where it does apply.


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