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authorMasahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>2016-01-04 10:34:14 (GMT)
committerJonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>2016-01-12 01:29:00 (GMT)
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DMA-API: fix confusing sentence in Documentation/DMA-API.txt
Change the phrase "handed off to the driver" to "handed off to the device" as in the paragraph below. Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com> Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
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@@ -236,7 +236,7 @@ are guaranteed also to be cache line boundaries).
DMA_TO_DEVICE synchronisation must be done after the last modification
of the memory region by the software and before it is handed off to
-the driver. Once this primitive is used, memory covered by this
+the device. Once this primitive is used, memory covered by this
primitive should be treated as read-only by the device. If the device
may write to it at any point, it should be DMA_BIDIRECTIONAL (see
below).