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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 1/3] USB: use genalloc for USB HCs with local memory
On Tue, May 21, 2019 at 11:04:12AM +0000, Laurentiu Tudor wrote:
>
>
> On 21.05.2019 11:16, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 02:47:19PM +0300, laurentiu.tudor@nxp.com wrote:
> >> From: Laurentiu Tudor <laurentiu.tudor@nxp.com>
> >>
> >> For HCs that have local memory, replace the current DMA API usage
> >> with a genalloc generic allocator to manage the mappings for these
> >> devices.
> >> This is in preparation for dropping the existing "coherent" dma
> >> mem declaration APIs. Current implementation was relying on a short
> >> circuit in the DMA API that in the end, was acting as an allocator
> >> for these type of devices.
> >>
> >> For context, see thread here: https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Flkml.org%2Flkml%2F2019%2F4%2F22%2F357&amp;data=02%7C01%7Claurentiu.tudor%40nxp.com%7Cf5242fb28d154ff9653208d6ddc4b41c%7C686ea1d3bc2b4c6fa92cd99c5c301635%7C0%7C0%7C636940234237524499&amp;sdata=KEEUP1KH%2BaraWcVKogeYBzrauh%2FFTzGjSxjk%2BuNozjA%3D&amp;reserved=0
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Laurentiu Tudor <laurentiu.tudor@nxp.com>
> >> ---
> >> drivers/usb/core/buffer.c | 15 +++++++++++----
> >> drivers/usb/host/ohci-hcd.c | 23 ++++++++++++++++++-----
> >> include/linux/usb/hcd.h | 3 +++
> >> 3 files changed, 32 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/drivers/usb/core/buffer.c b/drivers/usb/core/buffer.c
> >> index f641342cdec0..22a8f3f5679b 100644
> >> --- a/drivers/usb/core/buffer.c
> >> +++ b/drivers/usb/core/buffer.c
> >> @@ -16,6 +16,7 @@
> >> #include <linux/io.h>
> >> #include <linux/dma-mapping.h>
> >> #include <linux/dmapool.h>
> >> +#include <linux/genalloc.h>
> >> #include <linux/usb.h>
> >> #include <linux/usb/hcd.h>
> >>
> >> @@ -124,10 +125,12 @@ void *hcd_buffer_alloc(
> >> if (size == 0)
> >> return NULL;
> >>
> >> + if (hcd->driver->flags & HCD_LOCAL_MEM)
> >> + return gen_pool_dma_alloc(hcd->localmem_pool, size, dma);
> >
> > Does this patch now break things? hcd->localmem_pool at this point in
> > time is NULL, so this call will fail. There's no chance for any host
> > controller driver to actually set up this pool in this patch, so is
> > bisection broken?
>
> Unfortunately, yes. I could lump the patches together but I think
> Christoph suggestion is much better.

I do too, can you redo these patches to work in that manner please?

thanks,

greg k-h

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