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Date:	Tue, 06 Mar 2007 06:13:14 -0500
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Don Fry <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] pcnet32: only allocate init_block dma consistent

Don Fry wrote:
> The patch below moves the init_block out of the private struct and
> only allocates init block with pci_alloc_consistent.
> This has two effects:
> 1. Performance increase for non cache coherent machines, because the
>    CPU only data in the private struct are now cached
> 2. locks are working now for platforms, which need to have locks
>    in cached memory
> Also use netdev_priv() instead of dev->priv
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Bogendoerfer <>

please separate the netdev_priv() change into a separate, precursor 
patch, and resend both

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