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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drivers/net/rcpci45 DMA mapping API conversion
Francois Romieu wrote:
> Re,
>
> Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com> :
> [...]
>
>>Ok, I finally got around to attacking this one. Your patch looked ok to
>>me until I noticed one detail:
>>
>> pDpa->msgbuf = kmalloc (MSG_BUF_SIZE, GFP_DMA | GFP_KERNEL);
>>
>>The GFP_DMA tag indicates that we can't just use pci_alloc_consistent in
>>the normal way, as we lose the GFP_DMA designator.
>
>
> Does it mean the usual pci_set_dma_mask() cooking or something more elaborate ?


Reading dma_alloc_coherent() in arch/i386/kernel/pci-dma.c, it does
appear that would be sufficient...

Jeff



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