On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 10:51:51PM +0100, Vivien Chappelier wrote:
> > > This tells the aic7xxx to use DMA safe memory for I/O.
> > That seems totally inappropriate. The unchecked dma option is for
> > ancient ISA DMA controllers that didnt do the 16Mb check. If you
> > find you need it debug your pci remapper
> This is used when scaning for devices (drivers/scsi/scsi_scan.c) . When
> this flag is not set, the code uses memory from the stack (unsigned char
> scsi_result0; in scan_scsis) instead of kmallocating it DMA safe as
> it should on non-coherent systems. Maybe this is the thing to change?
Indeed, it is. I thought this one died ages ago.