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SubjectRe: [1/3] Add 4GB DMA32 zone
Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Alan Cox wrote:
>
>> On Llu, 2005-09-12 at 12:42 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
>>
>>> Yes I know some soundcards have similar limits, but for all
>>> these we still have GFP_DMA and they always have been quite happy
>>> with that.
>>
>>
>>
>> No current shipping card, also those that need it typically need small
>> amounts (they'll live with 8K)
>
>
>
> [...just because I love broken hardware, not because I've been following
> this thread...]
>
> RealTek's ALS4000 PCI card is a SoundBlaster ISA clone chip glued onto a
> PCI bus. Its DMA mask is 24-bit, IIRC. :)
>
> Jeff
>
Yep. You're absolutely right about the card. Google doesn't find anyone
still selling them, though... Apart from ebay ;-)

(Wrote the driver and got rid of the d*mn thing 2 weeks later...)

Cheers,
Bart
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