[lkml]   [2019]   [Dec]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] drm/ttm: Fix vm page protection handling
Am 03.12.19 um 10:55 schrieb Kirill A. Shutemov:
> On Tue, Dec 03, 2019 at 08:54:46AM +0100, Thomas Hellström (VMware) wrote:
>> From: Thomas Hellstrom <>
>> We were using an ugly hack to set the page protection correctly.
>> Fix that and instead use vmf_insert_mixed_prot() and / or
>> vmf_insert_pfn_prot().
>> Also get the default page protection from
>> struct vm_area_struct::vm_page_prot rather than using vm_get_page_prot().
>> This way we catch modifications done by the vm system for drivers that
>> want write-notification.
> Hm. Why doesn't your VMA have the right prot flags in the first place? Why
> do you need to override them? More context, please.

TTM allows for graphics buffer to move between system and IO memory. So
the prot flags can change on the fly for a VMA.


 \ /
  Last update: 2019-12-03 10:59    [W:0.062 / U:10.836 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site