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SubjectRe: [RFC] generic device DMA implementation
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On Fri, Dec 06, 2002 at 10:26:57AM -0600, James Bottomley wrote:
> I'm not so keen on this. The idea of this parameter is not to tell the
> allocation routine what type of memory you would like, but to tell it what
> type of memory the driver can cope with. I think for the inconsistent case,
> DMA_INCONSISTENT looks like the driver is requiring inconsistent memory, and
> expecting to get it.

Of course if they're flags, then `DMA_CONSISTENT | DMA_INCONSISTENT'
is pretty obvious...
-Miles

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