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SubjectRe: Proposal: Eliminate GFP_DMA
On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 09:56:41AM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Matthew Wilcox <willy@debian.org> writes:
> > -
> > +#define GFP_ATOMIC_DMA (GFP_ATOMIC | __GFP_DMA)
> > +#define GFP_KERNEL_DMA (GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_DMA)
> >
> > combined with changing some users to use __GFP_DMA if they really do mean
> > the bitmask. Comments?
>
> Sounds like a good 2.7.x early project. Currently we still have too much
> driver breakage for the next release to break even more right now.

i'm not the kind of person who just changes the header file and breaks all
the drivers. plan:

- Add the GFP_ATOMIC_DMA & GFP_KERNEL_DMA definitions
- Change the drivers
- Delete the GFP_DMA definition

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