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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC] QOMification of AXI stream

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC] QOMification of AXI stream
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 14:39:56 +0100

On 11 June 2012 14:15, Anthony Liguori <address@hidden> wrote:
> From what you said earlier, it's basically:
> 'write data to this address'
> 'read data from this address'
> An interface that implements this is DMAContext.  Forget about the fact that
> 'DMA' is in the name.  It's really the symmetric version of a MemoryRegion.

...so can we fix the name?

Ideally the interface used by DMA controllers should be identical to
the interface used by CPUs to talk to the rest of the system: it's
exactly the same bus interface in hardware, after all.

-- PMM

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