> It seems people miss-understand HMM :( 

Hi Jerome

Your unhappy face emoticon made me sad so I went off to (re)read up on HMM. 
Along the way I came up with a couple of things.

While hmm.txt is really nice to read it makes no mention of DEVICE_PRIVATE and 
DEVICE_PUBLIC. It also gives no indication when one might choose to use one 
over the other. Would it be possible to update hmm.txt to include some 
discussion on this? I understand that DEVICE_PUBLIC creates a mapping in the 
kernel's linear address space for the device memory and DEVICE_PRIVATE does 
not. However, like I said, I am not sure when you would use either one and the 
pros and cons of doing so. I actually ended up finding some useful information 
in memremap.h but I don't think it is fair to expect people to dig *that* deep 
to find this information ;-).

A quick grep shows no drivers using the HMM API in the upstream code today. Is 
this correct? Are there any examples of out of tree drivers that use HMM you 
can point me too? As a driver developer what resources exist to help me write a 
HMM aware driver?

The (very nice) hmm.txt document is not references in the MAINTAINERS file? You 
might want to fix that when you have a moment.


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