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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 76/71] ncr5380: Enable PDMA for DTC chips
Hi Finn, Ondrej,

One small question:

On Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 10:03 AM, Ondrej Zary <linux@rainbow-software.org> wrote:
> Add I/O register mapping for DTC chips and enable PDMA mode.
>
> These chips have 16-bit wide HOST BUFFER register (counter register at
> offset 0x0d increments by 2 on each HOST BUFFER read).
>
> Large PIO transfers crash at least the DTCT-436P chip (all reads result
> in 0xFF) so this patch actually makes it work.
>
> The chip also crashes when we bang the C400 host status register too
> heavily after PDMA write - a small udelay is needed.
>
> Signed-off-by: Ondrej Zary <linux@rainbow-software.org>
> ---
> # hdparm -t --direct /dev/sdb
>
> /dev/sdb:
> Timing O_DIRECT disk reads: 4 MB in 3.78 seconds = 1.06 MB/sec
>
>
> drivers/scsi/NCR5380.h | 1 +
> drivers/scsi/g_NCR5380.c | 47 +++++++++++++++++++++++-----------------------
> 2 files changed, 25 insertions(+), 23 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/scsi/g_NCR5380.c b/drivers/scsi/g_NCR5380.c
> index fae4332..04f6c29 100644
> --- a/drivers/scsi/g_NCR5380.c
> +++ b/drivers/scsi/g_NCR5380.c
> @@ -415,7 +415,8 @@ static int __init generic_NCR5380_detect(struct scsi_host_template *tpnt)
> hostdata->c400_blk_cnt = 1;
> hostdata->c400_host_buf = 4;
> }
> - if (overrides[current_override].board == BOARD_NCR53C400A) {
> + if (overrides[current_override].board == BOARD_NCR53C400A ||
> + overrides[current_override].board == BOARD_DTC3181E) {

These if statements are starting to get a bit long, would it make
sense to replace them with a flag or equivalent?

Thanks,

--
Julian Calaby

Email: julian.calaby@gmail.com
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