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

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2003-05-16 01:48:07
>>>>> On 15 May 2003 10:12:48 -0500, James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com> said:

  James> 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).

  James> This is still being hashed out.  It looks like adding a the
  James> _mask variants may still be a viable runner for 2.6.

That would be good.

Received on Thu May 15 08:50:14 2003

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