On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 12:29:28PM +0000, Horia Geantă wrote: > > IIUC this means that there is no room for improvement. > This patch needs to be reverted, to restore previous behaviour when the > hw_context was mapped / unmapped for every request.
In general we should avoid trying to do batching in drivers. Such optimisations should instead be done at a higher level. For example, for disk encryption we want to do the aggregation at the block layer rather than the crypto API because that has innate knowledge of the data layout which we can only guess. Cheers, -- Email: Herbert Xu <herb...@gondor.apana.org.au> Home Page: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/ PGP Key: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/pubkey.txt