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RE: flush_anon_page for MIPS

To: "Ralf Baechle" <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: RE: flush_anon_page for MIPS
From: "Ravi Pratap" <Ravi.Pratap@hillcrestlabs.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 19:24:45 -0400
Cc: "David Daney" <ddaney@avtrex.com>, "Atsushi Nemoto" <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>, <miklos@szeredi.hu>, <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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> From: Ralf Baechle [mailto:ralf@linux-mips.org] 
> Sent: Monday, March 26, 2007 10:06 AM
> To: Ravi Pratap
> Cc: David Daney; Atsushi Nemoto; miklos@szeredi.hu; 
> linux-mips@linux-mips.org
> Subject: Re: flush_anon_page for MIPS
> 
> On Mon, Mar 26, 2007 at 09:33:10AM -0400, Ravi Pratap wrote:
> > Yes, but isn't it a lot of work considering the lack of a 
> > flush_anon_page in 2.6.15?
> 
> David wrote about forward porting the patches in your vendor 
> kernel to a more modern kernel.  That would require some work but the
> flush_anon_page() thing would be the least of your worries.
> 
> Otherwise, you'd need to backport the about following 
> changesets into your kernel to get flush_anon_page:
> 
> 03beb07664d768db97bf454ae5c9581cd4737bb4
> df7c814ea6385fea8ccf54c80ec78326f78b743e

So I'm trying to backport these changesets and it seems that I need the
changeset that originally introduced kmap_coherent, etc. I tried some
Google searching and found this but I need your help in figuring out
which exact changesets I need.

Is it this one:

b895b66990f22a8a030c41390c538660a02bb97f

?


Thanks,

Ravi.


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