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SubjectRe: [PATCH 13/18] arm64: ioremap: use nGnRnE mappings on platforms that require it
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On 09/02/2021 18.15, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> Right, these are the same ranges that I found in the adt and that Mark
> listed in his code snippet, so it seems we all see the same partitioning
> of the address space. I also see them reflected in the
> /defaults/pmap-io-ranges property in ADT, which seems to have an entry
> for every register range that has some mmio registers, along with what
> appears to be a bitmask of some attributes, and it clearly shows
> the above ranges as having a distinct set of bits from the others
> (in little-endian):
>
> 00000000 04000000 00000080 00000000 27000080 65494350
> 00000080 04000000 00000080 00000000 27000080 65494350
> 00000080 05000000 00000080 00000000 27000080 65494350
> 00000000 06000000 00000080 00000000 27000080 65494350
> 000000a0 06000000 00000020 00000000 27000080 65494350
> 000000c0 06000000 00000040 00000000 27000080 65494350
> ^64-bit address ^64-bit length ^ 64-bit flags?

That's ASCII :-)

'PCIe'

>
> As opposed to e.g.
>
> 0000f002 05000000 00400000 00000000 07400000 54524144

'DART'

> 00800021 05000000 00400000 00000000 07400000 44495344

'DSID'

> Ok, so if we want this to get encoded in a 'struct resource' flag, the PCI
> resources should work just fine as these resources come from the
> PCI layer rather than of_address_to_resource(). I think it would be
> reasonable here to add something to of_address_to_resource() to
> set such a flag if we can find an unused one, and then require the
> drivers for this platform to go through devm_ioremap_resource()
> or similar.

This sounds reasonable. For setting such a flag, I guess looking for a
property (inherited from parents) would make sense. `mmio-map-mode =
"nonposted"` or something like that?

--
Hector Martin (marcan@marcan.st)
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