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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH V4 4/6] RISC-V: Implement arch_sync_dma* functions
On Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 9:25 PM Anup Patel <anup@brainfault.org> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 7:03 AM Guo Ren <guoren@kernel.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 3:50 PM Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Sat, Sep 11, 2021 at 05:21:37PM +0800, guoren@kernel.org wrote:
> > > > +static void __dma_sync(phys_addr_t paddr, size_t size, enum dma_data_direction dir)
> > > > +{
> > > > + if ((dir == DMA_FROM_DEVICE) && (dma_cache_sync->cache_invalidate))
> > > > + dma_cache_sync->cache_invalidate(paddr, size);
> > > > + else if ((dir == DMA_TO_DEVICE) && (dma_cache_sync->cache_clean))
> > > > + dma_cache_sync->cache_clean(paddr, size);
> > > > + else if ((dir == DMA_BIDIRECTIONAL) && dma_cache_sync->cache_flush)
> > > > + dma_cache_sync->cache_flush(paddr, size);
> > > > +}
> > >
> > > Despite various snipplets this is a still pretty much the broken previous
> > > versions. These need to use the CMO instructions directly which are
> > > about to go into review, and then your SBI can trap on those can call
> > > whatever non-standard mess you're using.
> > I think you mean put an ALTERNATIVE slot in the prologue of __dma_sync?
> >
> > #define ALT_DMA_SYNC() \
> > asm(ALTERNATIVE(".rept 64\n nop\n .endr\n", "<vendor code>",
> > XXX_VENDOR_ID, \
> > ERRATA_XXX, CONFIG_ERRATA_XXX) \
> > : : : "memory")
> >
> > static void __dma_sync(phys_addr_t paddr, size_t size, enum
> > dma_data_direction dir)
> > {
> > ALT_DMA_SYNC();
> >
> > /* future cmo codes */
> > }
>
> I think Christoph is suggesting to always use CMO instructions for
> implementing arch specific DMA sync functions. The SBI implementation
> will trap-n-emulate CMO instructions when underlying HW does not
> have it. This means custom cache instructions on D1 can reside in
> the platform support code of OpenSBI.
>
> I also agree with the above suggestion. At least, this will ensure that we
> have only one way of doing cache operations from S-mode perspective
> which is CMO instructions.
>

Sounds good to me. For stralight Socs, we may need to add a l2 cache controller
driver in OpenSBI as well. IIRC, sifive cores do have some M-mode only
CMO instructions
as well but they may not align with CMO spec. I have to double check.


> Regards,
> Anup
>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Best Regards
> > Guo Ren
> >
> > ML: https://lore.kernel.org/linux-csky/
>
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Regards,
Atish

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