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SubjectRe: [PATCH] iio: buffer-dmaengine: Report buffer length requirements
On Wed, 11 Dec 2019 13:56:15 +0200
Alexandru Ardelean <alexandru.ardelean@analog.com> wrote:

> From: Lars-Peter Clausen <lars@metafoo.de>
>
> The dmaengine buffer has some length alignment requirements that can differ
> from platform to platform. If the length alignment requirements are not met
> unexpected behavior like dropping of samples can occur.
>
> Currently these requirements are not reported and applications need to know
> the requirements of the platform by some out-of-band means.
>
> Add a new buffer attribute that reports the length alignment requirements
> called `length_align_bytes`. The reported length alignment is in bytes that
> means the buffer length alignment in sample sets depends on the number of
> enabled channels and the bytes per channel. Applications using this
> attribute to determine the buffer size requirements need to consider this.
>
> Signed-off-by: Lars-Peter Clausen <lars@metafoo.de>
> Signed-off-by: Alexandru Ardelean <alexandru.ardelean@analog.com>

Seems like a sensible and well defined change to me, so applied to the togreg
branch of iio.git with the minor tweak mentioned below.


> ---
> .../ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-iio-dma-buffer | 19 +++++++++++++++++
> .../buffer/industrialio-buffer-dmaengine.c | 21 +++++++++++++++++++
> 2 files changed, 40 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-iio-dma-buffer
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-iio-dma-buffer b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-iio-dma-buffer
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..999de481de82
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-iio-dma-buffer
> @@ -0,0 +1,19 @@
> +What: /sys/bus/iio/devices/iio:deviceX/buffer/length_align_bytes
> +KernelVersion: 5.4
> +Contact: linux-iio@vger.kernel.org
> +Description:
> + DMA buffers tend to have a alignment requirement for the
> + buffers. If this alignment requirement is not met samples might
> + be dropped from the buffer.
> +
> + This property reports the alignment requirements in bytes. This means
> + that the buffer size in bytes needs to be a integer multiple of the
> + number reported by this file.
> +
> + The alignment requirements in number of sample sets will depend on the
> + enabled channels and the bytes per channel. This means that the
> + alignment requirement in samples sets might change depending on which
> + and how many channels are enabled. Whereas the alignment requirement
> + reported in bytes by this property will remain static and does not
> + depend on which channels are

Odd line wrapping. I'll fix that. Whole block is a bit wide, so I'll rewrap it.

Jonathan

> + enabled.
> diff --git a/drivers/iio/buffer/industrialio-buffer-dmaengine.c b/drivers/iio/buffer/industrialio-buffer-dmaengine.c
> index 7d298aaff1f0..b129693af0fd 100644
> --- a/drivers/iio/buffer/industrialio-buffer-dmaengine.c
> +++ b/drivers/iio/buffer/industrialio-buffer-dmaengine.c
> @@ -13,6 +13,7 @@
> #include <linux/module.h>
>
> #include <linux/iio/iio.h>
> +#include <linux/iio/sysfs.h>
> #include <linux/iio/buffer.h>
> #include <linux/iio/buffer_impl.h>
> #include <linux/iio/buffer-dma.h>
> @@ -126,6 +127,24 @@ static const struct iio_dma_buffer_ops iio_dmaengine_default_ops = {
> .abort = iio_dmaengine_buffer_abort,
> };
>
> +static ssize_t iio_dmaengine_buffer_get_length_align(struct device *dev,
> + struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> +{
> + struct iio_dev *indio_dev = dev_to_iio_dev(dev);
> + struct dmaengine_buffer *dmaengine_buffer =
> + iio_buffer_to_dmaengine_buffer(indio_dev->buffer);
> +
> + return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", dmaengine_buffer->align);
> +}
> +
> +static IIO_DEVICE_ATTR(length_align_bytes, 0444,
> + iio_dmaengine_buffer_get_length_align, NULL, 0);
> +
> +static const struct attribute *iio_dmaengine_buffer_attrs[] = {
> + &iio_dev_attr_length_align_bytes.dev_attr.attr,
> + NULL,
> +};
> +
> /**
> * iio_dmaengine_buffer_alloc() - Allocate new buffer which uses DMAengine
> * @dev: Parent device for the buffer
> @@ -179,6 +198,8 @@ struct iio_buffer *iio_dmaengine_buffer_alloc(struct device *dev,
>
> iio_dma_buffer_init(&dmaengine_buffer->queue, chan->device->dev,
> &iio_dmaengine_default_ops);
> + iio_buffer_set_attrs(&dmaengine_buffer->queue.buffer,
> + iio_dmaengine_buffer_attrs);
>
> dmaengine_buffer->queue.buffer.access = &iio_dmaengine_buffer_ops;
>

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