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    SubjectRe: [parisc-linux] Untested port of parisc_device to generic device interface
    On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 04:46:58PM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
    > Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> writes:
    > > What is the real reason for needing this, pci_alloc_consistent()? We
    > > have talked about renaming that to dev_alloc_consistent() in the past,
    > > which I think will work for you, right?
    >
    > This this would end up [or have the ability to] invoking a bus-specific
    > routine at some point, right? [so that a truly PCI-specific definition
    > could be still be had]

    If that was needed, yes, we should not break that functionality.

    Are there any existing archs that need more than just dma_mask moved to
    struct device out of pci_dev? Hm, ppc might need a bit more...

    thanks,

    greg k-h
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