From: David Woodhouse <>
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2015 22:57:12 +0900

> On Wed, 2015-10-28 at 07:07 -0700, David Miller wrote:
>> In the sparc64 case, the 64-bit DMA address space is divided into
>> IOMMU translated and non-IOMMU translated.
>> You just set the high bits differently depending upon what you want.
> Wait, does that mean a (rogue) device could *always* get full access to
> physical memory just by setting the high bits appropriately? That
> mapping is *always* available?

The IOMMU supports several modes, one of which disallows passthrough
and this is what you would use in a virtual guest.
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