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SubjectRe: Worrisome IDE PIO transfers...
On Sun, 29 Feb 2004, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> On Sunday 29 of February 2004 01:58, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > > I like Alan's idea to use loopback instead of "bswap".
> >
> > Neat but no more zerocopy that way. I much prefer a swap-as-you-go...
> Okay, better solution:
> - on Atari/Q40:
> if drive->bswap use insw/outsw instead of swapping variants

Yep, that sounds the most logical. Richard?

> - on others:
> use device mapper as suggested by Matt Mackall
> (no extra copying and you can use DMA to read disk from TiVo!)



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