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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/39] ARM: ux500: Stop passing MMC's platform data for Device Tree boots
On Wed, 15 May 2013, Linus Walleij wrote:

> On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 11:51 AM, Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org> wrote:
>
> > It was required to pass DMA channel configuration information to the
> > MMC driver before the new DMA API was in place. Now that it is, and
> > is fully compatible with Device Tree we can stop doing that.
> >
> > Reviewed-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org>
>
> So since the use of dma_request_slave_channel() is not upstream,
> I guess this will break DMA use (i.e slow down transfers!) on all
> device tree boots?
>
> I'd be happy to apply it once the MMCI patch is in linux-next
> indicating there may just be a window in the merge period
> where it falls back to IRQ mode, but I don't want to disable
> DMA on DT boots for an entire kernel cycle just like that.
>
> Not applied as of yet.

I believe it's now okay to apply this.

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