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SubjectRe: Problem allocating DMA memory
Benjamin LaHaise wrote:
> You misread the patch. The counting is purely optional, and I'll remove
> it if people don't like it. The really useful part of the patch is that
> dmaable pages go on a separate list from non-dma. It's a simple, obvious
> extension of the existing mechanism that's easy to get right -- whereas
> putting pages on the back of the list is going to be a lot more
> subtle.

Ok. We're talking basically the same thing and to be honest, I prefer
your strategy to mine. Yours is easier to optimise.

I'd remove the counting if there's no point to it.

-- Jamie

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