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SubjectRe: [PATCH] iommu/tegra-smmu: Fix mc errors on tegra124-nyan
On 18/02/2021 22:07, Nicolin Chen wrote:
> Commit 25938c73cd79 ("iommu/tegra-smmu: Rework tegra_smmu_probe_device()")
> removed certain hack in the tegra_smmu_probe() by relying on IOMMU core to
> of_xlate SMMU's SID per device, so as to get rid of tegra_smmu_find() and
> tegra_smmu_configure() that are typically done in the IOMMU core also.
> This approach works for both existing devices that have DT nodes and other
> devices (like PCI device) that don't exist in DT, on Tegra210 and Tegra3
> upon testing. However, Page Fault errors are reported on tegra124-Nyan:
> tegra-mc 70019000.memory-controller: display0a: read @0xfe056b40:
> EMEM address decode error (SMMU translation error [--S])
> tegra-mc 70019000.memory-controller: display0a: read @0xfe056b40:
> Page fault (SMMU translation error [--S])
> After debugging, I found that the mentioned commit changed some function
> callback sequence of tegra-smmu's, resulting in enabling SMMU for display
> client before display driver gets initialized. I couldn't reproduce exact
> same issue on Tegra210 as Tegra124 (arm-32) differs at arch-level code.
> Actually this Page Fault is a known issue, as on most of Tegra platforms,
> display gets enabled by the bootloader for the splash screen feature, so
> it keeps filling the framebuffer memory. A proper fix to this issue is to
> 1:1 linear map the framebuffer memory to IOVA space so the SMMU will have
> the same address as the physical address in its page table. Yet, Thierry
> has been working on the solution above for a year, and it hasn't merged.
> Therefore, let's partially revert the mentioned commit to fix the errors.
> The reason why we do a partial revert here is that we can still set priv
> in ->of_xlate() callback for PCI devices. Meanwhile, devices existing in
> DT, like display, will go through tegra_smmu_configure() at the stage of
> bus_set_iommu() when SMMU gets probed(), as what it did before we merged
> the mentioned commit.
> Once we have the linear map solution for framebuffer memory, this change
> can be cleaned away.
> [Big thank to Guillaume who reported and helped debugging/verification]
> Fixes: 25938c73cd79 ("iommu/tegra-smmu: Rework tegra_smmu_probe_device()")
> Reported-by: Guillaume Tucker <>

You're welcome. I would actually prefer to see it as reported by since I wouldn't have found it without the automated
testing and bisection. If you're OK to change this trailer:

Reported-by: " bot" <>

> Signed-off-by: Nicolin Chen <>
> ---
> Guillaume, would you please give a "Tested-by" to this change? Thanks!


Tested-by: Guillaume Tucker <>


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