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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/7 v3] media: vb2: add bidirectional flag in vb2_queue
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Hi Marek,

On 08/21/2017 03:21 PM, Marek Szyprowski wrote:
> Hi Stanimir,
>
> On 2017-08-21 13:34, Stanimir Varbanov wrote:
>> This change is intended to give to the v4l2 drivers a choice to
>> change the default behavior of the v4l2-core DMA mapping direction
>> from DMA_TO/FROM_DEVICE (depending on the buffer type CAPTURE or
>> OUTPUT) to DMA_BIDIRECTIONAL during queue_init time.
>>
>> Initially the issue with DMA mapping direction has been found in
>> Venus encoder driver where the hardware (firmware side) adds few
>> lines padding on bottom of the image buffer, and the consequence
>> is triggering of IOMMU protection faults.
>>
>> This will help supporting venus encoder (and probably other drivers
>> in the future) which wants to map output type of buffers as
>> read/write.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Stanimir Varbanov <stanimir.varbanov@linaro.org>
>
> Thanks for the patch.
>
> Acked-by: Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@samsung.com>

Thanks!

>
> While touching this, I would love to unify set_page_dirty_lock()
> related code in videobuf2-dc, videobuf2-sg and videobuf2-vmalloc.
>
> IMHO the pattern used in videobuf2-vmalloc should be copied to
> videobuf2-sg (currently checks for dma_dir for every single page)
> and videobuf2-dc (currently it lacks any checks and calls
> set_page_dirty_lock() unconditionally). If you have a little bit
> of spare time, please prepare a separate patch for the above
> mentioned fix.

Sure, I'll unify set_page_dirty_lock invocations in separate patch.

--
regards,
Stan

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