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

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2003-05-16 01:47:36
>>>>> On Thu, 15 May 2003 10:05:28 -0500, Colin Ngam <cngam@sgi.com> said:

  Colin> I do not know whether using the same set of flags i.e.GFP_XXX
  Colin> would overload it's meanings to other MM routines but I
  Colin> really like the a flag parameter, that will provide
  Colin> capability for Platform specific hints.

Overloading the GFP flags with platform-specific DMA stuff is certainly
not an option.

If you want to argue for yet-another-flags argument, go ahead and do
so.  Be prepared for having to make a VERY strong argument...

	--david
Received on Thu May 15 08:49:49 2003

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