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SubjectRe: [PATCH RESEND v3 0/2] tpm_tis_spi: Use DMA-safe memory
On Wed, Sep 06, 2017 at 03:54:58PM +0300, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 06:58:17PM +0200, Alexander Steffen wrote:
> > The documentation says that DMA-safe memory is required for SPI transfers.
> > The I/O buffers passed in by the caller can be allocated anywhere,
> > including on the stack, which is not DMA-safe. So the data needs to be
> > copied to separate, DMA-safe buffers.
> >
> > We did not see any DMA-related issues on our test systems, even without
> > DMA-safe buffers. But this might simply be due to the fact that the SPI
> > transfer size is rather small, so our systems do not bother to set up DMA
> > transfers. Other systems might do so.
> >
> > v2:
> > - Updated commit message with more explanations.
> >
> > v3:
> > - Split into two patches, one for making the buffers DMA-safe and another
> > for using only a single buffer.
> >
> > Alexander Steffen (2):
> > tpm_tis_spi: Use DMA-safe memory for SPI transfers
> > tpm_tis_spi: Use a single buffer for SPI transfers
> >
> > drivers/char/tpm/tpm_tis_spi.c | 32 ++++++++++++++++++--------------
> > 1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
> >
> > --
> > 2.7.4
> >
>
> Applied to my bleeding edge master brach for more convenient testing.
> Have not yet applied to my next branch.
>
> /Jarkko

Tested-by: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>

My XP13 happened to have suitable TPM.

/Jarkko

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