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SubjectRe: PCI DMA to small buffers on cache-incoherent arch
   From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2002 19:33:47 +0200

>This is one of the reasons I want to fix this by making people use
>either consistent memory or PCI pools (which is consistent memory

Please don't limit the API design to PCI ;)

When I say "PCI pools" think "struct device pools" because that
will what it will be in the end.

That is Linus's long range plan, everything you see as pci_*
will become dev_*.

So I'm not really limiting the design in any way.
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