Re: (reposting) how to get DMA'able memory within 4GB on 64-bit m achi ne

From: Ben LaHaise (
Date: Thu Jun 28 2001 - 17:31:39 EST

On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, David S. Miller wrote:

> There simply is no standard API for 64-bit DAC, sorry.
> This isn't changing in 2.4.x, please face facts. It simply is not
> a feature of 2.4.x, and we are well beyond feature freeze now.
> It is certainly changing in 2.5.x which is just around the corner.

Sorry, but that's not a good enough answer if 2.5 takes the same 2 years
that 2.3 took. Define the API so that people can at least write their
drivers to the spec, or else suffer the consequences of people doing their
own thing.


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