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authorStefan Richter <stefanr@s5r6.in-berlin.de>2011-04-22 15:13:54 +0200
committerStefan Richter <stefanr@s5r6.in-berlin.de>2011-05-10 22:53:44 +0200
commitf30e6d3e419bfb5540fa82ba7eca01d578556e6b (patch)
treee4d6e7bad161a76b09557bf7513358ae1ce8f7fb /include/linux/firewire.h
parent020abf03cd659388f94cb328e1e1df0656e0d7ff (diff)
firewire: octlet AT payloads can be stack-allocated
We do not need slab allocations anymore in order to satisfy streaming DMA mapping constraints, thanks to commit da28947e7e36 "firewire: ohci: avoid separate DMA mapping for small AT payloads". (Besides, the slab-allocated buffers that firewire-core, firewire-sbp2, and firedtv used to provide for 8-byte write and lock requests were still not fully portable since they crossed cacheline boundaries or shared a cacheline with unrelated CPU-accessed data. snd-firewire-lib got this aspect right by using an extra kmalloc/ kfree just for the 8-byte transaction buffer.) This change replaces kmalloc'ed lock transaction scratch buffers in firewire-core, firedtv, and snd-firewire-lib by local stack allocations. Perhaps the most notable result of the change is simpler locking because there is no need to serialize usages of preallocated per-device buffers anymore. Also, allocations and deallocations are simpler. Signed-off-by: Stefan Richter <stefanr@s5r6.in-berlin.de> Acked-by: Clemens Ladisch <clemens@ladisch.de>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/linux/firewire.h')
-rw-r--r--include/linux/firewire.h3
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/firewire.h b/include/linux/firewire.h
index c64f3680d4f1..de90e1ff8488 100644
--- a/include/linux/firewire.h
+++ b/include/linux/firewire.h
@@ -125,7 +125,6 @@ struct fw_card {
struct delayed_work bm_work; /* bus manager job */
int bm_retries;
int bm_generation;
- __be32 bm_transaction_data[2];
int bm_node_id;
bool bm_abdicate;
@@ -447,6 +446,6 @@ int fw_iso_context_stop(struct fw_iso_context *ctx);
void fw_iso_context_destroy(struct fw_iso_context *ctx);
void fw_iso_resource_manage(struct fw_card *card, int generation,
u64 channels_mask, int *channel, int *bandwidth,
- bool allocate, __be32 buffer[2]);
+ bool allocate);
#endif /* _LINUX_FIREWIRE_H */

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