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SubjectRe: [RFC v2 2/2] base: dma-mapping: Postpone page_to_pfn() on mmap()
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Hi Jacopo,

On 09/04/18 08:25, jacopo mondi wrote:
> Hi Robin, Laurent,
> a long time passed, sorry about this.
>
> On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 01:38:23PM +0000, Robin Murphy wrote:
>> On 14/11/17 17:08, Jacopo Mondi wrote:
>>> On SH4 architecture, with SPARSEMEM memory model, translating page to
>>> pfn hangs the CPU. Post-pone translation to pfn after
>>> dma_mmap_from_dev_coherent() function call as it succeeds and make page
>>> translation not necessary.
>>>
>>> This patch was suggested by Laurent Pinchart and he's working to submit
>>> a proper fix mainline. Not sending for inclusion at the moment.
>>
>> Y'know, I think this patch does have some merit by itself - until we know
>> that cpu_addr *doesn't* represent some device-private memory which is not
>> guaranteed to be backed by a struct page, calling virt_to_page() on it is
>> arguably semantically incorrect, even if it might happen to be benign in
>> most cases.
>
> I still need to carry this patch in my trees to have a working dma memory mapping
> on SH4 platforms. My understanding from your comment is that there may
> be a way forward for this patch, do you still think the same? Have you
> got any suggestion on how to improve this eventually for inclusion?

As before, the change itself does seem reasonable; it might be worth
rewording the commit message in more general terms rather than making it
sound like an SH-specific workaround (which I really don't think it is),
but otherwise I'd say just repost it as a non-RFC patch.

Robin.

>
> Thanks
> j
>
>>
>> Robin.
>>
>>> Suggested-by: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com>
>>> Signed-off-by: Jacopo Mondi <jacopo+renesas@jmondi.org>
>>> ---
>>> drivers/base/dma-mapping.c | 3 ++-
>>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/base/dma-mapping.c b/drivers/base/dma-mapping.c
>>> index e584edd..73d64d3 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/base/dma-mapping.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/base/dma-mapping.c
>>> @@ -227,8 +227,8 @@ int dma_common_mmap(struct device *dev, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
>>> #ifndef CONFIG_ARCH_NO_COHERENT_DMA_MMAP
>>> unsigned long user_count = vma_pages(vma);
>>> unsigned long count = PAGE_ALIGN(size) >> PAGE_SHIFT;
>>> - unsigned long pfn = page_to_pfn(virt_to_page(cpu_addr));
>>> unsigned long off = vma->vm_pgoff;
>>> + unsigned long pfn;
>>>
>>> vma->vm_page_prot = pgprot_noncached(vma->vm_page_prot);
>>>
>>> @@ -236,6 +236,7 @@ int dma_common_mmap(struct device *dev, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
>>> return ret;
>>>
>>> if (off < count && user_count <= (count - off)) {
>>> + pfn = page_to_pfn(virt_to_page(cpu_addr));
>>> ret = remap_pfn_range(vma, vma->vm_start,
>>> pfn + off,
>>> user_count << PAGE_SHIFT,
>>> --
>>> 2.7.4
>>>
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