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Re: [PATCH 2.6.9-rc2 8/8] S2io: two buffer mode

To: Leonid Grossman <leonid.grossman@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.9-rc2 8/8] S2io: two buffer mode
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 21:57:23 +0200
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On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 12:48:34PM -0700, Leonid Grossman wrote:
> OK, we will debug and try to fix this. 

iirc it was originally implemented for HIPPI because the MM 
system had some problems with allocating 64K linear buffers 
reliably. But I'm not sure anybody still uses the HIPPI 
driver so it may have been a bit bitrotted.


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