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SubjectRe: kiovec/kiobuf replacement
Jason Howard <lists@spectsoft.com> wrote:
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> Hello All,
>
> What is the correct change in code/mindset needed to replace the
> kiovec/kiobuf routines? I am currently using there routines to do a
> scatter gather DMA from a user space buffer to/from a PCI video frame
> buffer device. Should I approach this problem differently? The user
> space buffer can be up to 8MB in size.
>

Direct use of get_user_pages() seems to be working OK for that sort of thing.

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