lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2015]   [Apr]   [15]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH kernel v8 09/31] powerpc/powernv: Do not set "read" flag if direction==DMA_NONE
On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 04:30:51PM +1000, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
> Normally a bitmap from the iommu_table is used to track what TCE entry
> is in use. Since we are going to use iommu_table without its locks and
> do xchg() instead, it becomes essential not to put bits which are not
> implied in the direction flag.

It's not clear to me from this why lack of locking implies the need to
not put extra bits in.

> This adds iommu_direction_to_tce_perm() (its counterpart is there already)
> and uses it for powernv's pnv_tce_build().
>
> Signed-off-by: Alexey Kardashevskiy <aik@ozlabs.ru>

I have no objection to the patch though, so

Reviewed-by: David Gibson <david@gibson.dropbear.id.au>

--
David Gibson | I'll have my music baroque, and my code
david AT gibson.dropbear.id.au | minimalist, thank you. NOT _the_ _other_
| _way_ _around_!
http://www.ozlabs.org/~dgibson
[unhandled content-type:application/pgp-signature]
\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2015-04-15 11:01    [W:0.483 / U:0.704 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site