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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ep93xx: Implement double buffering for M2M DMA channels

On 22-03-2012 14:00, Rafal Prylowski wrote:

>> I haven't looked through the patch yet, since I'm waiting on more
>> information from Mika and Hartley's testing.

>> However, the commit log doesn't tell me why we want this change. Is it a
>> performance improvement? If so, do you have some numbers that we can
>> paste into the commit log?

> In principle, using double buffering should be faster than using only
> one buffer and disabling/enabling channel each time. But my measurements
> doesn't show any significant change.

> The real reason for this change is that current code is not 100% reliable
> in IDE-DMA (I'm planning to submit ep93xx ide driver to linux-ide soon).

IDE or libata driver? Asking because IDE drivers are not accepted anymore.

WBR, Sergei

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