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SubjectRe: Proposal: Eliminate GFP_DMA
On Fri, 2003-02-28 at 14:34, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> umm. are you volunteering to convert drivers/net/macmace.c to the pci_*
> API then? also, GFP_DMA is used on, eg, s390 to get memory below 2GB and
> on ia64 to get memory below 4GB.

The ia64 is a fine example of how broken it is. People have to hack around
with GFP_DMA meaning different things on ia64 to everything else. It needs
to die.


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