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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kiobuf/rawio fixes for 2.4.0-test10-pre6
Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>
> On Mon, Oct 30, 2000 at 03:08:31PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > Actually, I wonder if its even possible for mmap_kiobuf to support audio
> > -- full duplex requires that both record and playback buffer(s),
> > theoretically two separate sets of kiobufs, to be presented as one space
> > (with playback always presented before record).
>
> kvmaps take kiovecs, which are multiple kiobufs ...

s/sets of kiobufs/kiovecs/ in my message and re-read :)

<thinks> Ok kiobuf mmap in OSS audio is possible, but at that point
using kiobufs is still 100% overhead, because you still have to allocate
and manage DMA buffers separately due to read(2) and write(2).

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