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    SubjectRe: DMA API issues
    James Bottomley wrote:
    > On Fri, 2004-06-18 at 18:26, Ian Molton wrote:
    >
    >>On Fri, 18 Jun 2004 17:08:03 -0400
    >>Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com> wrote:
    >>
    >>>You _might_ convince the kernel DMA gurus that this could be done by
    >>>creating a driver-specific bus, and pointing struct device to that
    >>>internal bus, but that seems like an awful lot of work as opposed to the
    >>>wrappers.
    >>
    >>Its an awful lot less work than re-writing all those drivers!
    >
    >
    > Every other driver bar this one already copes correctly with on chip
    > memory using the ioremap methods. That's why we're all wondering if it
    > isn't simpler to fix this driver.


    Indeed... if the SRAM is accessible via ioremapped memory, DMA API
    shouldn't be needed.

    Jeff


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