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SubjectRe: ivtv: use arch_phys_wc_add() and require PAT disabled
On Thu, Mar 08, 2018 at 04:06:01AM +0000, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 08, 2018 at 03:16:29AM +0000, French, Nicholas A. wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 07:02:05PM +0000, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> > > On Tue, Mar 06, 2018 at 09:01:10PM +0000, French, Nicholas A. wrote:
> > > > any reason why PAT can't be enabled for ivtvfb as simply as in the attached
> > > > patch?
> > >
> > > Prior to your change the OSD buffer was obtained using the itv->dec_mem + oi->video_rbase
> > > given itv->dec_mem was initialized via [...]
> > > itv->dec_mem = ioremap_nocache(itv->base_addr + IVTV_DECODER_OFFSET - oi->video_buffer_size,
> > > IVTV_DECODER_SIZE);
> >
> > Ah, I see. So my proposed ioremap_wc call was only "working" by aliasing the
> > ioremap_nocache()'d mem area and not actually using write combining at all.
>
> There are some debugging PAT toys out there I think but I haven't played with
> them yet or I forgot how to to confirm or deny this sort of effort, but
> likeley.

In fact come to think of it I believe some neurons are telling me that if
two type does not match we'd get an error?

Luis

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