[alsa-devel] [PATCH v4] ALSA: Add SoC on-chip internal memory support for DMA buffer allocation

Mark Brown broonie at kernel.org
Wed Oct 16 19:46:58 CEST 2013

On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 06:33:52PM +0200, Lars-Peter Clausen wrote:
> On 10/16/2013 01:58 PM, Mark Brown wrote:

> > Also is iram the best name?  It makes me think of the dedicated fast
> > instruction RAM that some processors have.  sram perhaps (for static
> > RAM)?

> Using IRAM (internal SRAM) for this seems to be quite popular (`grep IRAM
> arch/arm -r`). Existing devicetree bindings also seem to use the 'iram'
> property to refer to the on-chip SRAM
> (Documentation/devicetree/bindings/media/coda.txt). It's probably a good
> idea to stay consistent with the existing bindings.

Oh, I wonder when that changed - it always used to get called SRAM (or
TCM when that was what was used).
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