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    SubjectRe: DMA API issues
    On Fri, Jun 18, 2004 at 03:24:45PM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
    > On Fri, 2004-06-18 at 15:14, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
    > > I wanted to do just that a while ago, and ended up doing things a bit
    > > differently, but still, I agree that would help. The thing is, you
    > > can do that in your platform code. just use the platform data pointer
    > > in struct device to stuff a ptr to the structure with your "ops"
    > Yes, we do this on parisc too. We actually have a hidden method pointer
    > (per platform) and cache the iommu (we have more than one) accessors in
    > platform_data.

    Except that platform_data already has multiple other uses, especially for
    platform devices.

    Russell King
    Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
    maintainer of: 2.6 PCMCIA -
    2.6 Serial core
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