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SubjectRe: bnx2 fails to compile on parisc because of missing get_dma_ops()
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On Wed, 16 Jun 2010 20:13:49 -0500
James Bottomley <JBottomley@Novell.com> wrote:

> I'm not quite sure whose fault this one is.
>
> However, this code in bnx2.c:
>
> if (!get_dma_ops(&pdev->dev)->sync_single_for_cpu) {
> next_rx_buf =
> &rxr->rx_buf_ring[
> RX_RING_IDX(NEXT_RX_BD(sw_cons))];
> prefetch(next_rx_buf->desc);
> }
>
> Looks remarkably fragile: what exactly is it trying to do?
>
> The commit that causes the problem:
>
> commit a33fa66bcf365ffe5b79d1ae1d3582cc261ae56e
> Author: Michael Chan <mchan@broadcom.com>
> Date: Thu May 6 08:58:13 2010 +0000
>
> bnx2: Add prefetches to rx path.
>
> Looks fairly innocuous by the description.
>
> Should parisc have a get_dma_ops()? We don't need one because our dma
> ops are per platform not per bus.

Shouldn't. Only the architectures that use
include/dma-generic/dma-mapping.common.h need to have get_dma_ops().

Using include/dma-generic/dma-mapping.common.h for parisc is not a bad
idea though.


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