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SubjectRe: cdrom: use kmalloced buffers instead of buffers on stack
From: Jeff Garzik <>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 22:01:26 -0400

> Eh... AFAICS this is only really useful in two of the cases converted.
> For all the other cases (<= 32 bytes), it is _far_ less complex, far
> less code to simply communicate the additional alignment requirements to
> the compiler.
> What about __attribute__ __aligned__? Was that tried?

On some platforms the stack is virtually mapped instead of
from kmalloc or get_free_pages memory.

DMA on stack buffers is really not feasible.

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