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SubjectRe: 64-bit DMA problems with BCM4312 using b43
On 11/13/2009 02:44 PM, Michael Buesch wrote:
> On Friday 13 November 2009 21:11:12 Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 11:21:18AM -0600, Larry Finger wrote:
>>
>>> I do not know enough about either the ACPI or DMA code to begin debugging in
>>> either of those regions. Any suggestions on debugging strategies, or links to
>>> similar problems would be appreciated.
>>
>> Could the hardware be highly sensitive to DMA latencies? Take a look at
>> the pm_qos code in ipw2100.
>
> This makes perfect sense, yes. The DMA engine has so many quirks, I wouldn't be
> surprised if it couldn't handle pm properly.

I'm in the process of creating a patch to set the latency to 200 usec. The
default is 2000. On my fast prosessors, it should not be anything nearly that
slow. If we determine this to be the problem, then we can try tuning.

Larry


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