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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] amba: Initialize dma_parms for amba devices
On Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 12:34 PM Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@linaro.org> wrote:
>
> It's currently the amba driver's responsibility to initialize the pointer,
> dma_parms, for its corresponding struct device. The benefit with this
> approach allows us to avoid the initialization and to not waste memory for
> the struct device_dma_parameters, as this can be decided on a case by case
> basis.
>
> However, it has turned out that this approach is not very practical. Not
> only does it lead to open coding, but also to real errors. In principle
> callers of dma_set_max_seg_size() doesn't check the error code, but just
> assumes it succeeds.
>
> For these reasons, let's do the initialization from the common amba bus at
> the device registration point. This also follows the way the PCI devices
> are being managed, see pci_device_add().
>
> Suggested-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
> Cc: Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>
> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@linaro.org>

Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>

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