Re: USB mass storage and ARM cache coherency

From: FUJITA Tomonori
Date: Wed Mar 03 2010 - 01:37:04 EST

On Wed, 03 Mar 2010 16:10:32 +1100
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Wed, 2010-03-03 at 12:47 +0900, FUJITA Tomonori wrote:
> > The ways to improve the approach (introducing PG_arch_2 or marking a
> > page clean on dma_unmap_* with DMA_FROM_DEVICE like ia64 does) is up
> > to architectures.
> How does the above work ? IE, the dma unmap will flush the D side but
> not the I side ... or is the ia64 flush primitive magic enough to do
> both ?

On ia64 platform, I (and D) cache is coherent with the memory that you
did DMA to, I think. But better to ask an ia64 guru. :)
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