[parisc-linux] Re: parisc scatterlist doesn't want page/offset

Grant Grundler grundler@puffin.external.hp.com
Fri, 16 Nov 2001 09:32:52 -0700

"David S. Miller" wrote:
> Part of the criteria to whether we merge back Jens' code is
> if the ports, given reasonable notice (ie. take this as your notice)
> have added in the support for page+offset pairs to their pci_map_sg
> code.

That is what willy was talking about.
You asking folks to muck with what's supposed to be working code.

> I suggest you do this now, it is totally painless.  I would almost
> classify it as a mindless edit.

Adding two members to a struct is not the problem.
The problem is revisiting every usage of ->address in the DMA code
and telling driver writers they should be using page+offset.