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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ARM: dts: bcm2711: fix soc's node dma-ranges
On 06/12/2019 18:13, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> On 12/6/19 2:16 AM, Phil Elwell wrote:
>> Hi Nicolas,
>> On 06/12/2019 00:08, Florian Fainelli wrote:
>>> On 12/4/19 4:56 AM, Nicolas Saenz Julienne wrote:
>>>> Raspberry Pi's firmware has a feature to select how much memory to
>>>> reserve for its GPU called 'gpu_mem'. The possible values go from 16MB
>>>> to 944MB, with a default of 64MB. This memory resides in the topmost
>>>> part of the lower 1GB memory area and grows bigger expanding towards the
>>>> begging of memory.
>>>> It turns out that with low 'gpu_mem' values (16MB and 32MB) the size of
>>>> the memory available to the system in the lower 1GB area can outgrow the
>>>> interconnect's dma-range as its size was selected based on the maximum
>>>> system memory available given the default gpu_mem configuration. This
>>>> makes that memory slice unavailable for DMA. And may cause nasty kernel
>>>> warnings if CMA happens to include it.
>>>> Change soc's dma-ranges to really reflect it's HW limitation, which is
>>>> being able to only DMA to the lower 1GB area.
>>>> Fixes: 7dbe8c62ceeb ("ARM: dts: Add minimal Raspberry Pi 4 support")
>>>> Signed-off-by: Nicolas Saenz Julienne <>
>>>> ---
>>>> NOTE: I'd appreciate if someone from the RPi foundation commented on
>>>> this as it's something that I'll propose to be backported to their tree.
>> The 0x3c000000 size was a mistake that arose from c0000000 + 3c000000 =
>> fc000000, but that is mixing apples and oranges (actually DMA addresses
>> and host physical addresses). Please correct it as you are proposing.
> Do you want to add an Acked-by or Reviewed-by tag to make this statement
> official?

Here you go:

Reviewed-by: Phil Elwell <>

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