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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 10/19] xen: introduce xen_alloc/free_coherent_pages
On Tue, 1 Oct 2013, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> On 30 Sep 2013, at 16:31, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 05:09:58PM +0100, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> >> xen_swiotlb_alloc_coherent needs to allocate a coherent buffer for cpu
> >> and devices. On native x86 and ARMv8 is sufficient to call
> >> __get_free_pages in order to get a coherent buffer, while on ARM we need
> >> to call the native dma_ops->alloc implementation.
> >>
> >> When arm64 stops using the swiotlb by default and starts having multiple
> >> dma_ops implementations, we'll use __get_dma_ops there too.
> >
> > I presume this is a future TODO, not some further patch (in which
> > case you should say in here the title of it). If it is a TODO could
> > you stick that in the sentence here somewhere to make it crytal clear that
> > it is not implemented.
>
> Thanks for pointing this out. The arm64 patch shouldn't be different
> from arm here. I thought a subsequent patch already added
> __get_dma_ops() for arm64.

Yes, the arm64 patch already added __get_dma_ops.

However I am not using __get_dma_ops to implement
xen_alloc_coherent_pages for arm64 because I can just use
__get_free_pages for the moment:


> diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/xen/page-coherent.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/xen/page-coherent.h
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..0d6ad25
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/xen/page-coherent.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,24 @@
> +#ifndef _ASM_ARM64_XEN_PAGE_COHERENT_H
> +#define _ASM_ARM64_XEN_PAGE_COHERENT_H
> +
> +#include <asm/page.h>
> +#include <linux/dma-attrs.h>
> +#include <linux/dma-mapping.h>
> +
> +static inline void *xen_alloc_coherent_pages(struct device *hwdev, size_t size,
> + dma_addr_t *dma_handle, gfp_t flags,
> + struct dma_attrs *attrs)
> +{
> + void *vstart = (void*)__get_free_pages(flags, get_order(size));
> + *dma_handle = virt_to_phys(vstart);
> + return vstart;
> +}
> +
> +static inline void xen_free_coherent_pages(struct device *hwdev, size_t size,
> + void *cpu_addr, dma_addr_t dma_handle,
> + struct dma_attrs *attrs)
> +{
> + free_pages((unsigned long) cpu_addr, get_order(size));
> +}
> +
> +#endif /* _ASM_ARM64_XEN_PAGE_COHERENT_H */


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