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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] rpmsg: virtio_rpmsg_bus: allocate rx/tx buffer separately
On Thu, May 9, 2019 at 8:02 PM Arnaud Pouliquen <arnaud.pouliquen@st.com> wrote:
>
> Hello Xiang,
>
> This patch has the opposite effect on my platform as DMA allocation is
> aligned on 4k page.
> For instance i declared:
> - in RX 6 buffers (of 512 bytes)
> - in TX 4 buffers ( of 512 bytes)
>

Yes, dma_init_coherent_memory always allocate memory by 4KB unit, but
this limitation is too waste memory for remoteproc/rpmsg. The attached
patch fix this problem by adding a new device tree option to customize
the unit size.

> The result is (kernel trace)
> [ 41.915896] virtio_rpmsg_bus virtio0: rx buffers: va ebb5f5ca, dma
> 0x0x10042000
> [ 41.915922] virtio_rpmsg_bus virtio0: tx buffers: va a7865153, dma
> 0x0x10043000
>
> The TX buffer memory is allocated on next 4k page...
>
> Anyway separate the RX and TX allocation makes sense. This could also
> allow to allocate buffers in 2 different memories.
> For time being, issue is that only one memory area can be attached to
> the virtio device for DMA allocation... and PA/DA translations are missing.
> This means that we probably need (in a first step) a new remoteproc API
> for memory allocation.
> These memories should be declared and mmaped in rproc platform drivers
> (memory region) or in resource table (carveout).
> This is partially done in the API for the platform driver
> (rproc_mem_entry_init) but not available for rproc clients.
>
> Regards
> Arnaud
>
>
> On 1/31/19 4:41 PM, Xiang Xiao wrote:
> > many dma allocator align the returned address with buffer size,
> > so two small allocation could reduce the alignment requirement
> > and save the the memory space wasted by the potential alignment.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Xiang Xiao <xiaoxiang@xiaomi.com>
> > ---
> > drivers/rpmsg/virtio_rpmsg_bus.c | 58 +++++++++++++++++++++++-----------------
> > 1 file changed, 34 insertions(+), 24 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/rpmsg/virtio_rpmsg_bus.c b/drivers/rpmsg/virtio_rpmsg_bus.c
> > index fb0d2eb..59c4554 100644
> > --- a/drivers/rpmsg/virtio_rpmsg_bus.c
> > +++ b/drivers/rpmsg/virtio_rpmsg_bus.c
> > @@ -40,7 +40,8 @@
> > * @num_sbufs: total number of buffers for tx
> > * @buf_size: size of one rx or tx buffer
> > * @last_sbuf: index of last tx buffer used
> > - * @bufs_dma: dma base addr of the buffers
> > + * @rbufs_dma: dma base addr of rx buffers
> > + * @sbufs_dma: dma base addr of tx buffers
> > * @tx_lock: protects svq, sbufs and sleepers, to allow concurrent senders.
> > * sending a message might require waking up a dozing remote
> > * processor, which involves sleeping, hence the mutex.
> > @@ -62,7 +63,8 @@ struct virtproc_info {
> > unsigned int num_sbufs;
> > unsigned int buf_size;
> > int last_sbuf;
> > - dma_addr_t bufs_dma;
> > + dma_addr_t rbufs_dma;
> > + dma_addr_t sbufs_dma;
> > struct mutex tx_lock;
> > struct idr endpoints;
> > struct mutex endpoints_lock;
> > @@ -872,9 +874,7 @@ static int rpmsg_probe(struct virtio_device *vdev)
> > static const char * const names[] = { "input", "output" };
> > struct virtqueue *vqs[2];
> > struct virtproc_info *vrp;
> > - void *bufs_va;
> > int err = 0, i;
> > - size_t total_buf_space;
> > bool notify;
> >
> > vrp = kzalloc(sizeof(*vrp), GFP_KERNEL);
> > @@ -909,25 +909,28 @@ static int rpmsg_probe(struct virtio_device *vdev)
> >
> > vrp->buf_size = MAX_RPMSG_BUF_SIZE;
> >
> > - total_buf_space = (vrp->num_rbufs + vrp->num_sbufs) * vrp->buf_size;
> > -
> > /* allocate coherent memory for the buffers */
> > - bufs_va = dma_alloc_coherent(vdev->dev.parent->parent,
> > - total_buf_space, &vrp->bufs_dma,
> > - GFP_KERNEL);
> > - if (!bufs_va) {
> > + vrp->rbufs = dma_alloc_coherent(vdev->dev.parent->parent,
> > + vrp->num_rbufs * vrp->buf_size,
> > + &vrp->rbufs_dma, GFP_KERNEL);
> > + if (!vrp->rbufs) {
> > err = -ENOMEM;
> > goto vqs_del;
> > }
> >
> > - dev_dbg(&vdev->dev, "buffers: va %p, dma %pad\n",
> > - bufs_va, &vrp->bufs_dma);
> > + dev_dbg(&vdev->dev, "rx buffers: va %p, dma 0x%pad\n",
> > + vrp->rbufs, &vrp->rbufs_dma);
> >
> > - /* first part of the buffers is dedicated for RX */
> > - vrp->rbufs = bufs_va;
> > + vrp->sbufs = dma_alloc_coherent(vdev->dev.parent->parent,
> > + vrp->num_sbufs * vrp->buf_size,
> > + &vrp->sbufs_dma, GFP_KERNEL);
> > + if (!vrp->sbufs) {
> > + err = -ENOMEM;
> > + goto free_rbufs;
> > + }
> >
> > - /* and second part is dedicated for TX */
> > - vrp->sbufs = bufs_va + vrp->num_rbufs * vrp->buf_size;
> > + dev_dbg(&vdev->dev, "tx buffers: va %p, dma 0x%pad\n",
> > + vrp->sbufs, &vrp->sbufs_dma);
> >
> > /* set up the receive buffers */
> > for (i = 0; i < vrp->num_rbufs; i++) {
> > @@ -954,7 +957,7 @@ static int rpmsg_probe(struct virtio_device *vdev)
> > if (!vrp->ns_ept) {
> > dev_err(&vdev->dev, "failed to create the ns ept\n");
> > err = -ENOMEM;
> > - goto free_coherent;
> > + goto free_sbufs;
> > }
> > }
> >
> > @@ -979,9 +982,14 @@ static int rpmsg_probe(struct virtio_device *vdev)
> >
> > return 0;
> >
> > -free_coherent:
> > - dma_free_coherent(vdev->dev.parent->parent, total_buf_space,
> > - bufs_va, vrp->bufs_dma);
> > +free_sbufs:
> > + dma_free_coherent(vdev->dev.parent->parent,
> > + vrp->num_sbufs * vrp->buf_size,
> > + vrp->sbufs, vrp->sbufs_dma);
> > +free_rbufs:
> > + dma_free_coherent(vdev->dev.parent->parent,
> > + vrp->num_rbufs * vrp->buf_size,
> > + vrp->rbufs, vrp->rbufs_dma);
> > vqs_del:
> > vdev->config->del_vqs(vrp->vdev);
> > free_vrp:
> > @@ -999,8 +1007,6 @@ static int rpmsg_remove_device(struct device *dev, void *data)
> > static void rpmsg_remove(struct virtio_device *vdev)
> > {
> > struct virtproc_info *vrp = vdev->priv;
> > - unsigned int num_bufs = vrp->num_rbufs + vrp->num_sbufs;
> > - size_t total_buf_space = num_bufs * vrp->buf_size;
> > int ret;
> >
> > vdev->config->reset(vdev);
> > @@ -1016,8 +1022,12 @@ static void rpmsg_remove(struct virtio_device *vdev)
> >
> > vdev->config->del_vqs(vrp->vdev);
> >
> > - dma_free_coherent(vdev->dev.parent->parent, total_buf_space,
> > - vrp->rbufs, vrp->bufs_dma);
> > + dma_free_coherent(vdev->dev.parent->parent,
> > + vrp->num_sbufs * vrp->buf_size,
> > + vrp->sbufs, vrp->sbufs_dma);
> > + dma_free_coherent(vdev->dev.parent->parent,
> > + vrp->num_rbufs * vrp->buf_size,
> > + vrp->rbufs, vrp->rbufs_dma);
> >
> > kfree(vrp);
> > }
> >
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