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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/13] dmaengine: introduce dma_request_channel and private channels
    Guennadi Liakhovetski :
    > Another problem I encountered with my framebuffer is the initialisation
    > order. You initialise dmaengine per subsys_initcall(), whereas the only
    > way to guarantee the order:
    >
    > dmaengine
    > dma-device driver
    > framebuffer
    >
    > when they are all linked into the kernel was to switch dmaengine to
    > arch_initcall, put the dma driver under subsys_initcall, and the
    > framebuffer under a normal module_init / device_initcall.

    I did not dig much in this but I feel also that dmaengine is initialized
    a bit late : it seems to be initialized after atmel-mci is started.
    It works but it seems to me that dmaengine has to be initialized very
    early...

    ...my 2 cents.

    Regards,
    --
    Nicolas Ferre



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