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SubjectRe: [Intel IOMMU][patch 8/8] Preserve some Virtual Address when devices cannot address entire range.
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On Tuesday 24 April 2007 23:50:26 David Miller wrote:
> From: Ashok Raj <ashok.raj@intel.com>
> Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 14:38:35 -0700
>
> > Its not clear if we have a very generic device breakage.. most devices
> > on these platforms are going to be more recent, (except maybe some
> > legacy fd)...
>
> I'm not so sure, there are some "modern" sound cards that have
> a 31-bit DMA addressing limitation because they use the 31st
> bit as a status bit in their DMA descriptors :-)

There's also a 2GB only megaraid RAID controller that's pretty popular
because Dell shipped it for a long time.

-Andi



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