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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] drivers/net/rcpci45 DMA mapping API conversion
    Francois Romieu wrote:
    > Re,
    > Jeff Garzik <> :
    > [...]
    >>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...


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