> R.E.Wolff@BitWizard.nl said:
> > Talking about which, I'd say this GFP_DMA flag should be split into
> > GFP_DMA_1M
> > GFP_DMA_16M
> > GFP_DMA_4G
> Personally, I think the DMA flag should be lost and a number added to
> get-free-page that says how big the address can be. GFP_DMA_1M would
> be replaced with this parameter value being 10, 4G 32, etc.
Even that won't solve the problems with all the different architecture
aspects. Some Wrec^H^H^H^HDeskstation machines allocate DMA capable
memory for their ISA/VLB peripherals from a separate pool of memory which
is only intended for DMA but not for usage as ordinary system memory.
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