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SubjectRe: [RFC/PATCH] remove unneeded check in bcm43xx
On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 03:53:51AM +0200, Michael Buesch wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 April 2006 03:46, you wrote:
> >
> >
> > Now, for ppc32, it should still sort-of work because all of lowmem is
> > below 1Gb and people generally don't hack their lowmem size (well, I do
> > but heh, that doesn't count :) and I don't think you'll get skb's in
> > highmem. But ppc64 hits the problem and at this point, there is nothing
> > I can do other than either implementing a split zone allocation mecanism
> > in the ppc64 architecture
>
> > for the sole sake of bcm43xx (ick !)
>
> Nope. For every broadcom device, which has this stupid DMA engine.
> That is b44 and bcm43xx, as far as I can tell. But likely there are more.

On the other hand, bcm43xx looks very common with apple hardware, so there
are probably a lot of users who cannot use their wifi card in G5's.

regards,

Benoit
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