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Re: [Qemu-devel] PATCH/RFC: PCI memory mapping

From: Blue Swirl
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] PATCH/RFC: PCI memory mapping
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 20:32:17 +0300

On 4/2/09, Brian Wheeler <address@hidden> wrote:
> [first off, if there's an easier way to do this, let me know!]
>  This patch adds an address mapping function to the PCI bus so the host
>  chipset can remap PCI generated addresses to the appropriate physical
>  addresses.

This discussion has come up many, many times, but finally the design
was settled to the current dma API. It supports resolving guest
addresses to host pointers, so  that part should be extended instead
of adding new functionality. We want (one day) zero copy DMA even with

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