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SubjectRe: DMA API issues
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On Fri, 2004-06-18 at 13:57, Ian Molton wrote:
> In *theory* the OHCI driver is doing everything right - its asking for DMAable memory and using it. if the DMA api simply understood the device in question, and alocated accordingly, it would just work.
>
> there are two solutions:
>
> 1) Break up the OHCI driver and make it into a chip driver as you describe
> 2) Make the DMA API do the right thing with these devices

Could you please just describe what the problem actually is.

The ohci driver looks to be reasonably modular already, with a chip
piece and a bus attachment piece.

Is your problem that you'd like the dma pools it uses to come out of the
on chip buffer?

James


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