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SubjectRe: swiotlb_alloc_coherent: allocated memory is out of range for device
At Thu, 23 Oct 2008 12:15:57 +0200,
Ingo Molnar wrote:
>
>
> * Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de> wrote:
>
> > At Thu, 23 Oct 2008 07:22:09 +0200,
> > I wrote:
> > >
> > > > The current dma_alloc_coherent (asm-x86/dma-mapping.h) handles the gfp
> > > > flags in the exact same way as the old dma_alloc_coherent
> > > > (pci-dma.c). Neither sets GFP_DMA even if coherent_dma_mask is
> > > > 24bits. The old code is fine because of the GFP_DMA retry
> > > > mechanism. But if coherent_dma_mask is 24bits, there is no point to go
> > > > into the GFP_DMA retry mechanism. We should use GFP_DMA in the first
> > > > place.
> > > >
> > > > How about the following patch?
> > >
> > > I'll give it a try later (the machine is in my office).
> >
> > The patch seems working fine. Thanks!
> >
> > Tested-by: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de>
>
> thanks guys - i've queued it up in tip/core/urgent and will send a pull
> request to Linus later today.

Ingo, what is the status about these patches?
They don't appear in rc2.


thanks,

Takashi


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