[PATCH] Sam440ep support

Gerhard Pircher gerhard_pircher at gmx.net
Tue May 6 19:16:22 EST 2008

-------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Tue, 06 May 2008 18:48:39 +1000
> Von: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org>
> An: Gerhard Pircher <gerhard_pircher at gmx.net>
> CC: linuxppc-dev at ozlabs.org, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de>, cjg at cruxppc.org, galak at kernel.crashing.org
> Betreff: Re: [PATCH] Sam440ep support

> On Tue, 2008-05-06 at 09:51 +0200, Gerhard Pircher wrote:
> > Takashi Iwai posted a preliminary patch a long time ago. I tested it
> > on my machine and it failed with non coherent scatter-gather DMA
> > allocations (I guess almost all ALSA PCI drivers use SG DMA?).
> How does Alsa allocate such SG ?
I can't answer this question. *ducked* :-) Takashi?

FYI: I posted the results of the test with Takashi's dma_mmap_coherent
patch here:

On the other side it looks like this problem does not only affect ALSA.
As far as I can tell also some V4L(2) drivers have a problem with mmaping
non coherent DMA allocations, but I'm not sure (it's a long time since I
did some tests with video cards on my AmigaOne).

Naturally I can do some tests, if you or Takashi come up with a new



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