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authorMarek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@samsung.com>2012-03-28 05:55:56 (GMT)
committerMarek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@samsung.com>2012-03-28 14:36:44 (GMT)
commit64d70fe5d3640e1a89790ed21120921278f8cb86 (patch)
treecc4983a830d8cfe0975ba4c606b84944f925eb70 /Documentation/DMA-attributes.txt
parent8a4134322bd429d24f71147eb59a47a981e8f63a (diff)
common: DMA-mapping: add NON-CONSISTENT attribute
DMA_ATTR_NON_CONSISTENT lets the platform to choose to return either consistent or non-consistent memory as it sees fit. By using this API, you are guaranteeing to the platform that you have all the correct and necessary sync points for this memory in the driver. Signed-off-by: Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@samsung.com> Acked-by: Kyungmin Park <kyungmin.park@samsung.com> Reviewed-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
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@@ -41,3 +41,11 @@ buffered to improve performance.
Since it is optional for platforms to implement DMA_ATTR_WRITE_COMBINE,
those that do not will simply ignore the attribute and exhibit default
behavior.
+
+DMA_ATTR_NON_CONSISTENT
+-----------------------
+
+DMA_ATTR_NON_CONSISTENT lets the platform to choose to return either
+consistent or non-consistent memory as it sees fit. By using this API,
+you are guaranteeing to the platform that you have all the correct and
+necessary sync points for this memory in the driver.

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