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SubjectRe: For the problem when using swiotlb
On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 05:51:19PM +0000, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 05:04:28PM +0000, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Friday 21 November 2014 16:57:09 Catalin Marinas wrote:
> > > There is a scenario where smaller mask would work on arm64. For example
> > > Juno, you can have 2GB of RAM in the 32-bit phys range (starting at
> > > 0x80000000). A device with 31-bit mask and a dma_pfn_offset of
> > > 0x80000000 would still work (there isn't any but just as an example). So
> > > the check in dma_alloc_coherent() would be something like:
> > >
> > > phys_to_dma(top of ZONE_DMA) - dma_pfn_offset <= coherent_dma_mask
> > >
> > > (or assuming RAM starts at 0 and ignoring dma_pfn_offset for now)
> > >
> > > If the condition above fails, dma_alloc_coherent() would no longer fall
> > > back to swiotlb but issue a dev_warn() and return NULL.
> >
> > Ah, that looks like it should work on all architectures, very nice.
> > How about checking this condition, and then printing a small warning
> > (dev_warn, not WARN_ON) and setting the dma_mask pointer to NULL?
>
> I would not add the above ZONE_DMA check to of_dma_configure(). For
> example on arm64, we may not support a small coherent_dma_mask but the
> same value for dma_mask could be fine via swiotlb bouncing (or IOMMU).
> However, that's an arch-specific decision. Maybe after the above setting
> of dev->coherent_dma_mask in of_dma_configure(), we could add:
>
> if (!dma_supported(dev, dev->coherent_dma_mask))
> dev->dma_mask = NULL;
>
> The arch dma_supported() can check the swiotlb bouncing or ZONE_DMA
> limits.

More precisely, that's what I meant:

diff --git a/drivers/of/platform.c b/drivers/of/platform.c
index 3b64d0bf5bba..4fcdfed6a6df 100644
--- a/drivers/of/platform.c
+++ b/drivers/of/platform.c
@@ -172,13 +172,6 @@ static void of_dma_configure(struct device *dev)
dev->coherent_dma_mask = DMA_BIT_MASK(32);

/*
- * Set it to coherent_dma_mask by default if the architecture
- * code has not set it.
- */
- if (!dev->dma_mask)
- dev->dma_mask = &dev->coherent_dma_mask;
-
- /*
* if dma-coherent property exist, call arch hook to setup
* dma coherent operations.
*/
@@ -188,18 +181,32 @@ static void of_dma_configure(struct device *dev)
}

/*
- * if dma-ranges property doesn't exist - just return else
- * setup the dma offset
+ * If dma-ranges property exists - setup the dma offset.
*/
ret = of_dma_get_range(dev->of_node, &dma_addr, &paddr, &size);
if (ret < 0) {
dev_dbg(dev, "no dma range information to setup\n");
- return;
+ size = 0;
+ } else {
+ /* DMA ranges found. Calculate and set dma_pfn_offset */
+ dev->dma_pfn_offset = PFN_DOWN(paddr - dma_addr);
+ dev_dbg(dev, "dma_pfn_offset(%#08lx)\n", dev->dma_pfn_offset);
}

- /* DMA ranges found. Calculate and set dma_pfn_offset */
- dev->dma_pfn_offset = PFN_DOWN(paddr - dma_addr);
- dev_dbg(dev, "dma_pfn_offset(%#08lx)\n", dev->dma_pfn_offset);
+ /*
+ * If the bus dma-ranges property specifies a size smaller than 4GB,
+ * the device would not be capable of accessing the whole 32-bit
+ * space, so reduce the default coherent_dma_mask accordingly.
+ */
+ if (size && size < (1ULL << 32))
+ dev->coherent_dma_mask = DMA_BIT_MASK(ilog2(size));
+
+ /*
+ * Set dma_mask to coherent_dma_mask by default if the architecture
+ * code has not set it and DMA on such mask is supported.
+ */
+ if (!dev->dma_mask && dma_supported(dev, dev->coherent_dma_mask))
+ dev->dma_mask = &dev->coherent_dma_mask;
}

/**
--
Catalin


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