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authorMichal Miroslaw <mirq-linux@rere.qmqm.pl>2011-07-26 16:08:51 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2011-07-26 16:49:45 -0700
commit3f0fb4e85b3842a2606c647c0a66afe2073574b4 (patch)
tree071ed60729b9c14bc88db707d0e4020cf717184c
parent91f6cdf86e8a2bd9b9c292a750179dc2c728a2d4 (diff)
Documentation/DMA-API-HOWTO.txt: fix misleading example
See: DMA-API.txt, part Id, DMA_FROM_DEVICE description. Signed-off-by: Michal Miroslaw <mirq-linux@rere.qmqm.pl> Cc: FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@lab.ntt.co.jp> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DMA-API-HOWTO.txt12
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/DMA-API-HOWTO.txt b/Documentation/DMA-API-HOWTO.txt
index d568bc235bc0..a0b6250add79 100644
--- a/Documentation/DMA-API-HOWTO.txt
+++ b/Documentation/DMA-API-HOWTO.txt
@@ -613,13 +613,13 @@ to use the dma_sync_*() interfaces.
pass_to_upper_layers(cp->rx_buf);
make_and_setup_new_rx_buf(cp);
} else {
- /* Just sync the buffer and give it back
- * to the card.
+ /* CPU should not write to
+ * DMA_FROM_DEVICE-mapped area,
+ * so dma_sync_single_for_device() is
+ * not needed here. It would be required
+ * for DMA_BIDIRECTIONAL mapping if
+ * the memory was modified.
*/
- dma_sync_single_for_device(&cp->dev,
- cp->rx_dma,
- cp->rx_len,
- DMA_FROM_DEVICE);
give_rx_buf_to_card(cp);
}
}

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