Re: [PATCH] intel-iommu: use coherent_dma_mask in alloc_coherent

From: FUJITA Tomonori
Date: Sun Oct 19 2008 - 20:47:35 EST

On Sat, 18 Oct 2008 14:46:56 +0100
David Woodhouse <dwmw2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 16:08 +0900, FUJITA Tomonori wrote:
> > This patch fixes intel-iommu to use dev->coherent_dma_mask in
> > alloc_coherent. Currently, intel-iommu uses dev->dma_mask in
> > alloc_coherent but alloc_coherent is supposed to use
> > coherent_dma_mask. It could break drivers that uses smaller
> > coherent_dma_mask than dma_mask (though the current code works for the
> > majority that use the same mask for coherent_dma_mask and dma_mask).
> I've fixed this up to cope with the fact that dma_mask can be bigger
> than an 'unsigned long', and committed it to the iommu-2-6.git tree.

Hmm, 'unsigned long' is 64 bits on IA64 and X86_64. How can dma_mask
be bigger than an 'unsigned long'?
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