Subject: Re: FreeBSD Bus DMA (was Re: AdvanSys board support)
To: Justin T. Gibbs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/11/1998 17:50:52
On Thu, 11 Jun 1998 17:25:46 -0600
"Justin T. Gibbs" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm talking about dm_segs which is an S/G list.
We all know what you are talking about.
> Again, I am talking about dm_segs and the bus_dmamap object. Perhaps you
> are not familiar with the contents of arch/include/bus.h on any NetBSD
> platforms? That could certainly cause a terminology problem.
Well, I can certainly assure you that I _am_ familiar with the contents
of bus.h on _every_ NetBSD platform...
I suspect it is you who are lacking in terminology. Over and over again,
we have stated that it is NOT an "S/G list". It is a list of DMA segments,
and there is a difference in semantics between the two!
I think you should get some experience w/ other devices (i.e. not SCSI) on
other architectures (i.e. not anything like a PC).
Jason R. Thorpe email@example.com
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