Re: [parisc-linux] Untested port of parisc_device to generic device interface

From: Grant Grundler (
Date: Wed Nov 13 2002 - 15:13:57 EST

Miles Bader wrote:
> I can't speak for `real machines,' but on my wierd embedded board,
> pci_alloc_consistent allocates from a special area of memory (not
> located at 0) that is the only shared memory between PCI devices and the
> CPU. pci_alloc_consistent happens to fit this situation quite well, but
> I don't think a bitmask is enough to express the situation.

HP PARISC V-Class do that as well. The "consistent" memory lives
on the PCI Bus Controller - not in host mem.
Note that parisc-linux does not (yet) support V-class.

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