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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mtd: spi-nor: fix DMA unsafe buffer issue in spi_nor_read_sfdp()
Hi Boris,

On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 1:37 PM, Boris Brezillon
<boris.brezillon@free-electrons.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Sep 2017 10:00:50 +0200
> Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org> wrote:
>> Instead of having buffers on the stack, passing them around through multiple
>> call levels, and then kmalloc()ing a buffer, what about using the helpers in
>> <linux/spi/spi.h> instead, which take care of the issue through the
>> static bounce
>> buffer or kmalloc() themselves?
>
> Are you referring to spi_write_then_read()? If this is the case, I'm not

For example. There are more of them.

> sure we can use this because m25p80_read/write() can have more than 2
> transfers.

OK.More than two transfers may need special handling.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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