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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/14] common: dma-mapping: introduce alloc_attrs and free_attrs methods
On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 01:27:20PM +0100, Marek Szyprowski wrote:
> Introduce new generic alloc and free methods with attributes argument.
>
> Existing alloc_coherent and free_coherent can be implemented on top of the
> new calls with NULL attributes argument. Later also dma_alloc_non_coherent
> can be implemented using DMA_ATTR_NONCOHERENT attribute as well as
> dma_alloc_writecombine with separate DMA_ATTR_WRITECOMBINE attribute.
>
> This way the drivers will get more generic, platform independent way of
> allocating dma buffers with specific parameters.
>
> Signed-off-by: Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@samsung.com>
> Signed-off-by: Kyungmin Park <kyungmin.park@samsung.com>

Looks sensible to me.

Reviewed-by: David Gibson <david@gibson.dropbear.ud.au>
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