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SubjectRe: [PATCH] media: uvcvideo: Use streaming DMA APIs to transfer buffers
On Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 01:21:15PM +0200, Tomasz Figa wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 7:28 AM Tomasz Figa <tfiga@chromium.org> wrote:
> >
> > +Sergey Senozhatsky who's going to be looking into this.
> >
> > Hi Christoph,
> >
> > That said, I noticed that you also put a lot of effort into making the
> > NONCONSISTENT attribute more usable. Perhaps that's the way to go here
> > then? Of course we would need to make sure that the attribute is
> > handled properly on ARM and ARM64, which are the most affected
> > platforms. Right now neither handles them. The former doesn't use the
> > generic DMA mapping ops, while the latter does, but doesn't enable a
> > Kconfig option needed to allow generic inconsistent allocations.
> >
> > Any hints would be appreciated.
>
> Hi Christoph, would you have some time to check the above?
>
> Hi Catalin, Will, do you know why CONFIG_DMA_NONCOHERENT_CACHE_SYNC is
> not enabled on arm64?

NONCONSISTENT is still a mess, mostly because dma_cache_sync is such
a horrible API. I've been wanting to switch to the normal
sync_for_device / sync_for_cpu primitives instead. Let me see if I can
expedite that.

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