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    SubjectRe: pci_alloc_consistent question
    MEHTA,HIREN (A-SanJose,ex1) <> :
    > Is there any limitation on the amount of contiguous dmaable memory that
    > can be allocated using a single call to pci_alloc_consistent() ?

    See comment in arch/i386/kernel/pci-dma.c for pc world:
    * Dynamic DMA mapping support.
    * On i386 there is no hardware dynamic DMA address translation,
    * so consistent alloc/free are merely page allocation/freeing.

    It fails as __get_free_pages does.

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