Re: [PATCH] [scsi] Remove __GFP_DMA

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On Wed, 23 May 2007 15:17:08 -0400
"Salyzyn, Mark" <[email protected]> wrote:

> The 31 bit limit for some of these cards is a problem, we currently only
> do __GFP_DMA for bounce buffer sg elements allocated for user supplied
> references in ioctls.
> I figure we should be using pci_alloc_consistent calls for these
> allocations to more accurately acquire memory within the 31 bit limit if
> necessary, we could switch to these to remove the need for the __GFP_DMA
> flag in the aacraid driver?

That didn't used to work right on the AMD boards when I tried it last as
we ended up with a buffer that was mapped by the IOMMU for some reason
and that was not below 2GB.

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