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    SubjectRe: Does pci_alloc_consisent really need to zero memory?
    Hi!

    > >pci_alloc_consistent is so rare, I doubt it [clearing the memory it
    > >returns] matters performance wise.
    >
    > In my efforts to port almost all of the scsi drivers to your
    > DMA-mapping interface, I have converted some kmalloc's that
    > are frequently called with pci_alloc_consistent (I have not

    ...

    maybe invent __pci_alloc_consistent which does no zeroing?
    Pavel
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