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Date:	Fri, 26 Mar 2010 12:33:12 +0900
From:	FUJITA Tomonori <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC] fix problems with NETIF_F_HIGHDMA in networking 
	drivers v2

On Thu, 25 Mar 2010 19:03:37 -0600
Robert Hancock <> wrote:

> This seems like it could be a reasonable approach. The only thing is
> that in this code you're returning 1 if the parent device has no DMA
> mask set. Wouldn't it make more sense to return 0 in this case? I'm
> assuming that in that situation it's a virtual device not backed by
> any hardware and there should be no DMA mask restriction...

I chose the safer option because I don't know enough how net_device
structure is used. If returning zero in such case is always safe, it's
fine by me. any example of such virtual device driver?
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