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authorJens Axboe <>2017-11-08 11:15:37 -0700
committerJens Axboe <>2017-11-10 19:53:25 -0700
commit83f5f7ed72f316eda4c4c3833beebfe6578926f4 (patch)
parent05b79413946d8b2b58999ea1ae844b6fc3c54f61 (diff)
block: kill bio_kmap/kunmap_irq()
There are no users of it anymore. Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <>
2 files changed, 2 insertions, 13 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/block/biodoc.txt b/Documentation/block/biodoc.txt
index 9490f2845f06..01c0a03407cc 100644
--- a/Documentation/block/biodoc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/block/biodoc.txt
@@ -216,7 +216,7 @@ may need to abort DMA operations and revert to PIO for the transfer, in
which case a virtual mapping of the page is required. For SCSI it is also
done in some scenarios where the low level driver cannot be trusted to
handle a single sg entry correctly. The driver is expected to perform the
-kmaps as needed on such occasions using the __bio_kmap_atomic and bio_kmap_irq
+kmaps as needed on such occasions using the bio_kmap_irq and friends
routines as appropriate. A driver could also use the blk_queue_bounce()
routine on its own to bounce highmem i/o to low memory for specific requests
if so desired.
@@ -1137,7 +1137,7 @@ use dma_map_sg for scatter gather) to be able to ship it to the driver. For
PIO drivers (or drivers that need to revert to PIO transfer once in a
while (IDE for example)), where the CPU is doing the actual data
transfer a virtual mapping is needed. If the driver supports highmem I/O,
-(Sec 1.1, (ii) ) it needs to use __bio_kmap_atomic and bio_kmap_irq to
+(Sec 1.1, (ii) ) it needs to use __bio_kmap_atomic or similar to
temporarily map a bio into the virtual address space.
diff --git a/include/linux/bio.h b/include/linux/bio.h
index 9c75f58f6a50..1d7e63d7505f 100644
--- a/include/linux/bio.h
+++ b/include/linux/bio.h
@@ -573,17 +573,6 @@ static inline void bvec_kunmap_irq(char *buffer, unsigned long *flags)
-static inline char *__bio_kmap_irq(struct bio *bio, struct bvec_iter iter,
- unsigned long *flags)
- return bvec_kmap_irq(&bio_iter_iovec(bio, iter), flags);
-#define __bio_kunmap_irq(buf, flags) bvec_kunmap_irq(buf, flags)
-#define bio_kmap_irq(bio, flags) \
- __bio_kmap_irq((bio), (bio)->bi_iter, (flags))
-#define bio_kunmap_irq(buf,flags) __bio_kunmap_irq(buf, flags)
* BIO list management for use by remapping drivers (e.g. DM or MD) and loop.