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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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