Re: [PATCH 5/8] powerpc: override dma_get_required_mask byplatform hook and ops

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Date: Thu May 19 2011 - 03:44:57 EST

On Wed, 2011-05-11 at 15:25 -0700, Nishanth Aravamudan wrote:
> From: Milton Miller <miltonm@xxxxxxx>
> The hook dma_get_required_mask is supposed to return the mask required
> by the platform to operate efficently. The generic version of
> dma_get_required_mask in driver/base/platform.c returns a mask based
> only on max_pfn. However, this is likely too big for iommu systems
> and could be too small for platforms that require a dma offset or have
> a secondary window at a high offset.

The result of those 3 patches doesn't build on top of my current tree,
the generic dma_ops lacks the dma_get_required_mask hook. I'll have a
look again after the merge window.


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at