[Linux-ia64] Re: 64 Bits DMA Addresses for Alloc Consistent Interfaces.

From: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley_at_HansenPartnership.com>
Date: 2003-05-16 01:12:48
On Thu, 2003-05-15 at 10:06, David Mosberger wrote:
> James and I have been discussing this very point for the last week or
> so.  My preferred solution is to add an explicit dma-mask argument to
> coherent/non-coherent allocators, but James prefers to do this via a
> new GFP flag (GFP_DMA32 or some such).

This is still being hashed out.  It looks like adding a the _mask
variants may still be a viable runner for 2.6.  If it turns out not to
be, the GFP_DMA32 will almost definitely be there.

Received on Thu May 15 08:18:23 2003

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