Re: [PATCH] SCSI on non-ISA systems

From: Russell King (
Date: Fri Nov 08 2002 - 09:42:34 EST

On Fri, Nov 08, 2002 at 03:22:55PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Nov 2002, Russell King wrote:
> > This isn't actually the original purpose of CONFIG_GENERIC_ISA_DMA (it
> > was to allow an architecture to provide ISA-like DMA without having to
> > use the ISA DMA request/free functions - eg, they need to claim interrupts
> > on request_dma() and free them on free_dma()).
> Then what's the correct(TM) fix? Unconditionally #define
> CONFIG_GENERIC_ISA_DMA, so it behaves like before?

Probably the correct answer is to get everyone to use an explicit release
function and just kill scsi_host_generic_release() entirely.

However, I'm sure other people will have differing views on that.

Russell King (                The developer of ARM Linux

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