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SubjectRe: dma_zalloc_coherent broken with 57bf5a8963f80fb3828c46c3e3a5b2dd790e09a7
Hi Sebastian,

On Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 10:41 AM, Sebastian Ott
<sebott@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Mar 2018, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 10:12 AM, Sebastian Ott
>> <sebott@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
>> > commit 57bf5a8963f80fb3828c46c3e3a5b2dd790e09a7 broke usage of dma
>> > allocations specifying __GFP_ZERO by silently removing that flag.
>>
>> How did it break? The flag is now always added.
>
> + flag &= ~(__GFP_DMA | __GFP_DMA32 | __GFP_HIGHMEM | __GFP_ZERO);
>
> I read that as a removal. But maybe I need more coffee..

Sorry, you're right.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

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