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    SubjectRe: [discuss] Re: 32-bit dma allocations on 64-bit platforms
    On Thu, 24 Jun 2004 16:36:47 +0200
    Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de> wrote:

    > At Thu, 24 Jun 2004 13:29:00 +0200,
    > Andi Kleen wrote:
    > >
    > > > Can't it be called with GFP_KERNEL at first, then with GFP_DMA if the
    > > > allocated pages are out of dma mask, just like in pci-gart.c?
    > > > (with ifdef x86-64)
    > >
    > > That won't work reliable enough in extreme cases.
    >
    > Well, it's not perfect, but it'd be far better than GFP_DMA only :)

    The only description for this patch I can think of is "russian roulette"

    -Andi
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