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Date:	Fri, 06 Nov 2009 16:41:38 +0100
From:	Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de>
To:	"Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@...ell.com>
Cc:	<mingo@...e.hu>, <tglx@...utronix.de>, <hpa@...or.com>,
	<linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, <jbarnes@...tuousgeek.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86: adjust GFP mask handling for coherent allocations	 (take 2)

At Wed, 04 Nov 2009 12:28:39 +0000,
Jan Beulich wrote:
> 
> Rather than forcing GFP flags and DMA mask to be inconsistent, GFP
> flags should be determined even for the fallback device through
> dma_alloc_coherent_mask()/dma_alloc_coherent_gfp_flags(). This
> restores 64-bit behavior as it was prior to commits
> 8965eb19386fdf5ccd0ef8b02593eb8560aa3416 and
> 4a367f3a9dbf2e7ffcee4702203479809236ee6e (not sure why there are two of
> them), where GFP_DMA was forced on for 32-bit, but not for 64-bit, with
> the slight adjustment that afaict even 32-bit doesn't need this without
> CONFIG_ISA.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@...ell.com>
> Cc: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de>

Acked-by: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de>


thanks,

Takashi


> Cc: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@...tuousgeek.org>
> 
> ---
>  arch/x86/include/asm/dma-mapping.h |   10 +++++++---
>  arch/x86/kernel/pci-dma.c          |    6 ++----
>  2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> 
> --- linux-2.6.32-rc6/arch/x86/include/asm/dma-mapping.h	2009-11-04 13:23:36.000000000 +0100
> +++ 2.6.32-rc6-x86-dma-mask-gfp/arch/x86/include/asm/dma-mapping.h	2009-10-27 11:10:28.000000000 +0100
> @@ -14,6 +14,12 @@
>  #include <asm/swiotlb.h>
>  #include <asm-generic/dma-coherent.h>
>  
> +#ifdef CONFIG_ISA
> +#define ISA_DMA_BIT_MASK DMA_BIT_MASK(24)
> +#else
> +#define ISA_DMA_BIT_MASK DMA_BIT_MASK(32)
> +#endif
> +
>  extern dma_addr_t bad_dma_address;
>  extern int iommu_merge;
>  extern struct device x86_dma_fallback_dev;
> @@ -124,10 +130,8 @@ dma_alloc_coherent(struct device *dev, s
>  	if (dma_alloc_from_coherent(dev, size, dma_handle, &memory))
>  		return memory;
>  
> -	if (!dev) {
> +	if (!dev)
>  		dev = &x86_dma_fallback_dev;
> -		gfp |= GFP_DMA;
> -	}
>  
>  	if (!is_device_dma_capable(dev))
>  		return NULL;
> --- linux-2.6.32-rc6/arch/x86/kernel/pci-dma.c	2009-11-04 13:23:36.000000000 +0100
> +++ 2.6.32-rc6-x86-dma-mask-gfp/arch/x86/kernel/pci-dma.c	2009-10-27 11:14:11.000000000 +0100
> @@ -45,12 +45,10 @@ int iommu_pass_through __read_mostly;
>  dma_addr_t bad_dma_address __read_mostly = 0;
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(bad_dma_address);
>  
> -/* Dummy device used for NULL arguments (normally ISA). Better would
> -   be probably a smaller DMA mask, but this is bug-to-bug compatible
> -   to older i386. */
> +/* Dummy device used for NULL arguments (normally ISA). */
>  struct device x86_dma_fallback_dev = {
>  	.init_name = "fallback device",
> -	.coherent_dma_mask = DMA_BIT_MASK(32),
> +	.coherent_dma_mask = ISA_DMA_BIT_MASK,
>  	.dma_mask = &x86_dma_fallback_dev.coherent_dma_mask,
>  };
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(x86_dma_fallback_dev);
> 
> 
> 
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