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Re: [Xen-devel] Superpages for VT-D

At 07:01 -0700 on 19 Jul (1342681270), Santosh Jodh wrote:
> I understand the value of using superpages for IOMMU. What are the
> other advantages of sharing the table between the MMU and IOMMU (other
> than saving table memory)?

It's mostly the memory, but also it's faster to update one table than
two, and we don't have to worry about them getting out of sync with each
other.  I don't think there are any deeper reasons.



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