Subject: Re: On the subject of bus_dma(9)
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/07/2001 14:35:12
On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> 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
> "coherent".
> But whatever -- it's water under the bridge.

Yes. let's move on.