Re: (subset) [PATCH 00/17] -Wmissing-prototype warning fixes

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Hi Michael,

On Fri, Aug 25, 2023 at 3:31 AM Michael Schmitz <schmitzmic@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 25/08/23 13:12, Martin K. Petersen wrote:
> > [11/17] scsi: gvp11: remove unused gvp11_setup() function
> >
> I somehow missed that one ...
> The gvp11_setup() function was probably a relic from the times before
> module parameters.
> Since gvp11_xfer_mask appears to be required for some Amiga systems to
> set the DMA mask, I'd best send a patch to add such a module parameter ...
> Do you know any details around the use of DMA masks for Amiga WD33C93
> drivers, Geert?

Doh, it's been a while, and I never had an affected system.
Probably it's needed on A2000 with an accelerator card and GVP II SCSI,
to prevent DMA to RAM banks that do not support fast DMA cycles.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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