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SubjectRe: [PATCH] RFC: kills consistent_dma_mask
On 19 Aug 2003 14:07:18 +0100
Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:

> It is messy, but the consistent mask only helps a small subset of cases.
> Having an __pci_alloc_foo that took the mask as an argument is (a)
> trivial (b) adds almost no code (c) solves the general case problem.

(d) Makes implementations have to verify the mask is usable
on every mapping attempt.
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