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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/6] ARM: move ARCH_HAS_DMA_SET_COHERENT_MASK into memory.h
On 07/09/2011 09:58 AM, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 09, 2011 at 09:33:06AM -0500, Rob Herring wrote:
>> I noticed this is going to have conflicts with your ARM_DMA_ZONE_SIZE
>> series. Can you add this into your series? This still presents another
>> issue to solve for single kernel binary, but hopefully the dma mapping
>> work will help.
> That's a different problem - its about limiting the maximum DMA mask
> which can be set, so that memory is sourced from the right place
> even for drivers which use 32-bit masks.

Yes, I know that they are different.

> It's needed to ensure that dma_set_coherent_mask() can be overridden.
> One solution to it would be to ensure that we always define
> ARCH_HAS_DMA_SET_COHERENT_MASK, and handle the differences internally,
> which is something I've been thinking about adding to my DMA bounce
> series of patches.

asm/dma-mapping.h only includes asm/memory.h. We are getting lucky that
linux/dma-mapping.h is picking up ARCH_HAS_DMA_SET_COHERENT_MASK because
the include path looks like this for ixp4xx and pxa: linux/dma-mapping.h
-> linux/scatterlist.h -> asm/io.h -> mach/io.h -> mach/hardware.h.

I was previously thinking the define was getting picked up thru
asm/pci.h somehow. So I can just drop this from my series. It does need
to get fixed though or other header re-working could silently break this.


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