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

From: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley_at_HansenPartnership.com>
Date: 2003-05-19 01:53:20
On Sat, 2003-05-17 at 16:09, Russell King wrote:
> On Sat, May 17, 2003 at 01:36:01PM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> > How would you feel about making this API change?
> 
> No problem.
> 
> > I take it you have a preference for using _to_cpu and _to_device
> > call variants?
> 
> Thinking about it some, these could be confused with the direction of
> DMA.
> 
> Would "dma_sync_for_device" and "dma_sync_for_cpu" fit better?

That's still a bit ambiguous.

I suppose dma_sync_ownership_to_device etc. would be descriptive but too
cumbersome...?

James
Received on Sun May 18 08:54:43 2003

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