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From: akepner@sgi.com
To: Michael Ellerman <michael@ellerman.id.au>
Cc: Tony Luck <tony.luck@intel.com>,
	Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org>,
	Jes Sorensen <jes@sgi.com>,
	Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>,
	Roland Dreier <rdreier@cisco.com>,
	James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@hansenpartnership.com>,
	David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>,
	Grant Grundler <grundler@parisc-linux.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3 v3] dma: document dma_{un}map_{single|sg}_attrs() interface
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 13:23:50 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080229212350.GS11012@sgi.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <dc1166600802281845t1613beedj7a285399a21cd@mail.gmail.com>

On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 01:45:46PM +1100, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> ....
> I guess I think the attributes should either be truly arch-specific,
> ie. DMA_ATTR_IA64_SYNC_ON_WRITE. Or we need to come up with some well
> defined, and architecture neutral semantics for what the flags mean.
> 

I'd hoped to do just this - to define architecture neutral semantics 
for attributes. 

But I see your point - the documentation in DMA-attributes.txt isn't 
consistent with that plan. Let me see if I can address your concerns 
by changing the documentation. 

-- 
Arthur


      parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-29 21:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-28  3:24 akepner
2008-02-29  2:45 ` Michael Ellerman
2008-02-29 18:25   ` Grant Grundler
2008-02-29 18:37     ` James Bottomley
2008-03-01  2:56       ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-03-01  3:11         ` Jesse Barnes
2008-03-01  7:18         ` Grant Grundler
2008-03-05 18:13       ` akepner
2008-03-05 19:02         ` Jesse Barnes
2008-03-06  6:01         ` Michael Ellerman
2008-03-12  1:19           ` akepner
2008-03-14  4:13             ` Grant Grundler
2008-03-14  4:30             ` Michael Ellerman
2008-03-14  5:21               ` Grant Grundler
2008-03-14 16:40                 ` Jesse Barnes
2008-03-18  1:08                 ` Michael Ellerman
2008-03-20  0:32               ` akepner
2008-02-29 21:23   ` akepner [this message]

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