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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.22.y] ieee1394: revert "sbp2: enforce 32bit DMA mapping"
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On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 13:58 +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 05, Stefan Richter wrote:
>
> > Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > >>> If setting 32-bit DMA mask fails on ppc64, that sounds like a problem
> > >>> with the DMA implementation on that architecture. There are enough cards
> > >>> out there that only support 32-bit DMA that this really needs to work..
> > >> Yes, could the PPC folks please have a look at it? Thanks.
> > >
> > > Smells like we may have a bug there. No worries though, all current PPC
> > > machines have an iommu that will not give out addresses above 32 bits
> > > anyway, but I'll double check what's up.
> > >
> > > Do you see something in dmesg when that happens ?
> >
> > There was nothing in Olaf's report, except for trouble in sbp2 _after_
> > the failure. http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/8/1/344 (I don't have a PMac.)
>
> sbp2util_remove_command_orb_pool() does not check for lu->hi being NULL.
>
> dev->dma_mask is NULL too, thats why dma_direct_dma_supported() returns
> false, and dma_set_mask() will return -EIO.

Strange... PCI devices should never have a NULL dma mask. I wonder how
we get there...

Ben.


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