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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/4] ARC: allow to use IOC and non-IOC DMA devices simultaneously
On 08/13/2018 10:27 AM, Eugeniy Paltsev wrote:
>> You didn't pay attention to my previous comment on this !
>> IOC port can be considered a micro-architecture optimization (an important one
>> though). The main thing is hardware snooping DMA transactions which enabled IOC in
>> first place.
> Ok, I'll rewrite this commit message.

No need since this is a cover letter and will get dropped anyways, but the reason
I emphasize it is that it sets the wrong expectations for someone down the line
googling for this stuff ! And that someone could be other or just us when we've
long forgotten about this ;-)

>>> Some recent SoC with ARC HS (like HSDK) allow to select bus
>>> port (IOC or non-IOC port) for connecting DMA devices in runtime.
>> Again you mention the port but none of your 4 patches actually touch the port
>> itself in programming it.
> Ok.

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