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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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