Re: DMA_ENGINE: can't use it without selecting a dma engine driver
From: Dragos Tatulea
Date: Wed Jun 17 2009 - 11:12:21 EST
> > Just discovered that it's impossible to select the dma engine
> > without compiling a dma engine driver from the kernel. What if I want to
> > use a different dma engine?
> Create a Kconfig entry for your driver in drivers/dma/Kconfig and have
> it "select DMA_ENGINE".
That's what I want to avoid. The dma engine driver is out of tree.
What is the rationale behind this? It seems (to me) impossible to have all
such drivers in upstream.
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