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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
To: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tbogendoerfer@suse.de>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	linux-mips@vger.kernel.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] net: sgi: ioc3-eth: don't abuse dma_direct_* calls
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 18:01:27 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20191031170127.GA8646@lst.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191031161817.b24181a2e7af3df994eec6c5@suse.de>

On Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 04:18:17PM +0100, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Oct 2019 14:15:01 +0100
> Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 09:54:30AM +0100, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> > > I didn't want to argue about that. What I'm interested in is a way how 
> > > to allocate dma memory, which is 16kB aligned, via the DMA API ?
> > 
> > You can't.
> 
> So then __get_free_pages() and dma_map_page() is the only way ?

Or dma_alloc_coherent + check alignment + allocate larger and align
yourself.  In practice you'll always get alignmened memory at the
moment, but there is no API gurantee.

  reply	other threads:[~2019-10-31 17:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-30 21:12 ioc3_eth DMA API fixes Christoph Hellwig
2019-10-30 21:12 ` [PATCH 1/4] net: sgi: ioc3-eth: don't abuse dma_direct_* calls Christoph Hellwig
2019-10-30 22:05   ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-10-30 22:38     ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-10-31  8:54       ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-10-31 13:15         ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-10-31 15:18           ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2019-10-31 17:01             ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2019-10-31 19:15             ` David Miller
2019-10-30 21:12 ` [PATCH 2/4] net: sgi: ioc3-eth: fix usage of GFP_* flags Christoph Hellwig
2019-10-30 21:12 ` [PATCH 3/4] net: sgi: ioc3-eth: simplify setting the DMA mask Christoph Hellwig
2019-10-30 21:12 ` [PATCH 4/4] net: sgi: ioc3-eth: fix setting NETIF_F_HIGHDMA Christoph Hellwig
2019-10-31 21:13 ` ioc3_eth DMA API fixes David Miller
2019-10-31 21:23   ` Christoph Hellwig

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