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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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