Subject: Re: On the subject of bus_dma(9)
To: Matthew Jacob <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/07/2001 14:27:17
On Wed, Mar 07, 2001 at 01:45:46PM -0800, Matthew Jacob wrote:

 > Not on  point, I believe.  You used the term 'wacky' and jason called sparc64
 > 'buggy'. Neither were appropriate terms under the circumstances.

Sigh :-)

I said that if bus_dmamem_alloc() on sparc64 was in fact returning memory
which could not be sync'd with sync ops, or which was not coherent, then
that is a bug.  And, that is true, given the definition of "sync" and

But whatever -- it's water under the bridge.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>