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Re: [PATCH 0/6] Convert JZ4740 to dmaengine

To: Lars-Peter Clausen <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] Convert JZ4740 to dmaengine
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 11:31:03 +0200
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On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 10:36:21PM +0200, Lars-Peter Clausen wrote:

> done in 3 steps:
>       1) Add a dmaengine driver which wraps the custom JZ4740 DMA API
>       2) Update all users of the JZ4740 DMA API to use dmaengine instead
>       3) Remove the custom API and move all direct hardware access to the
>          dmaengine driver.
> The first two patches in the series also make sure that the clock of the DMA
> core is enabled.
> Since the patches in this series depend on each other I'd prefer if they could
> all go through the DMA tree.

No problem - though my experience is that code for MIPS systems, including
drivers receives most testing if it lives in the MIPS git tree, less in
linux-next and barely any in in other subsystem-specific trees.

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