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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 1/3] drm/shmem: add support for per object caching flags.

> I think it might be safe for some integrated graphics where the driver
> maintainers can guarantee that it's safe on all particular processors used
> with that driver, but then IMO it should be moved out to those drivers.
> Other drivers needing write-combine shouldn't really use shmem.
> So again, to fix the regression, could we revert 0be895893607f ("drm/shmem:
> switch shmem helper to &drm_gem_object_funcs.mmap") or does that have other
> implications?

This patch isn't a regression. The old code path has the
pgprot_writecombine() call in drm_gem_mmap_obj(), so the behavior
is the same before and afterwards.

But with the patch in place we can easily have shmem helpers do their
own thing instead of depending on whatever drm_gem_mmap_obj() is doing.
Just using cached mappings unconditionally would be perfectly fine for

Not sure about the other users though. I'd like to fix the virtio-gpu
regression (coming from ttm -> shmem switch) asap, and I don't feel like
changing the behavior for other drivers in 5.6-rc is a good idea.

So I'd like to push patches 1+2 to -fixes and sort everything else later
in -next. OK?


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