Re: consistent_dma_mask is a ghost?
From: Alan Cox
Date: Wed Aug 13 2003 - 06:29:20 EST
On Mer, 2003-08-13 at 01:11, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
> Platforms which worked correctly before continue to work
> correctly thereafter. IMHO, the whole thing is a kludge,
> designed to support AIC7xxx on SGI SN-2, and that's about
> all it does. There's a device which uses fewer DMA bits
> when it accesses its mailbox than when it accesses data.
Same is true for megaraid, aacraid and several other cards, but they
just keep changing the pci mask at runtime. Thats in some ways even
uglier but works for now
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