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KS2011: Patch review

KS2011: Patch review

Posted Oct 25, 2011 9:31 UTC (Tue) by xav (subscriber, #18536)
In reply to: KS2011: Patch review by swetland
Parent article: KS2011: Patch review

Interesting. How does ION relate to the DMA buffer sharing mechanism [1] currently in discussion ?

[1] https://lwn.net/Articles/462524/


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KS2011: Patch review

Posted Oct 26, 2011 15:37 UTC (Wed) by a0273185@ti.com (guest, #74477) [Link]

ION provides memory allocation and buffer sharing using file descriptors. The allocations come from carveouts.

dmabuf just deals with buffer sharing.

I imagine CMA + dmabuf would displace ION.


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