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SubjectRe: [PATCH] arm: fix pci_set_consistent_dma_mask for dmabounce devices
On Thu, Sep 02, 2010 at 11:50:33AM +0900, FUJITA Tomonori wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Sep 2010 09:57:38 +0100
> Russell King - ARM Linux <linux@arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
>
> > On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 07:58:11PM +0200, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
> > > What's the outcome of the following?
> > >
> > > Russell, are you going to apply it as is, or is a better (short-term)
> > > fix being made?
> >
> > I want to see a better solution to this first - without which we'll
> > apply this hack and then quietly forget about the problem.
>
> This restores the trick that had worked.
>
> btw, I can't compile ARCH_IXP4XX without the following patch:
>
> http://www.spinics.net/lists/arm-kernel/msg95933.html
>
> =
> From: FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@lab.ntt.co.jp>
> Subject: [PATCH] arm: fix arm: fix pci_set_consistent_dma_mask for dmabounce devices
>
> This fixes the regression caused by the commit
> 6fee48cd330c68332f9712bc968d934a1a84a32a.
>
> ARM needs to clip the dma coherent mask for dmabounce devices. This
> restores the old trick.
>
> Note that strictly speaking, the DMA API doesn't allow architectures
> to do such but I'm not sure it's worth adding the new API to set the
> dma mask that allows architectures to clip it.
>
> Signed-off-by: FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@lab.ntt.co.jp>

Acked-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>

Thanks.


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