[PATCH 01/51] DMA-API: provide a helper to set both DMA and coherent DMA masks
bhutchings at solarflare.com
Thu Sep 19 18:21:37 PDT 2013
On Thu, 2013-09-19 at 22:25 +0100, Russell King wrote:
> Provide a helper to set both the DMA and coherent DMA masks to the
> same value - this avoids duplicated code in a number of drivers,
> sometimes with buggy error handling, and also allows us identify
> which drivers do things differently.
> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel at arm.linux.org.uk>
> Documentation/DMA-API-HOWTO.txt | 37 ++++++++++++++++++++++---------------
> Documentation/DMA-API.txt | 8 ++++++++
> include/linux/dma-mapping.h | 14 ++++++++++++++
> 3 files changed, 44 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/DMA-API-HOWTO.txt b/Documentation/DMA-API-HOWTO.txt
> index 14129f1..5e98303 100644
> --- a/Documentation/DMA-API-HOWTO.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/DMA-API-HOWTO.txt
> -dma_set_coherent_mask() will always be able to set the same or a
> -smaller mask as dma_set_mask(). However for the rare case that a
> +The coherent coherent mask will always be able to set the same or a
> +smaller mask as the streaming mask. However for the rare case that a
The new wording doesn't make sense; a mask doesn't set itself. I would
"The coherent mask can always be set to the same or a smaller mask than
the streaming mask."
Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
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