Thanks for your repsonse.
In linux-2.6.18 (for MIPS24KE processor):
suppose if i want to do flush only then which API i
Similarly, if i want to do invalidation only which API
i should use?
--- Geert Uytterhoeven <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Oct 2007, veerasena reddy wrote:
> > I have ported Linux-2.6.18 kernel on MIPS24KE
> > processor. I am using write back cache policy.
> > Could you please guide me under what cases the
> > cache API's are being used:
> > - dma_cache_wback_inv() : Could you explain what
> > exactly this function does
> It does both write back and invalidate.
> > - dma_cache_wback() : This function write back the
> > cache data to memory
> > - dma_cache_inv : This function invalidate the
> > tags. so subsequent access will fetch from memory.
> Note that 2.6.18 is old. The above functions are
> intended to be removed.
> Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond
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