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Date:	Fri,  9 Jan 2015 16:56:03 +0000
From:	Robin Murphy <>
Subject: [PATCH RESEND] dma-mapping: tidy up dma_parms default handling

Many DMA controllers and other devices set max_segment_size to
indicate their scatter-gather capability, but have no interest in
segment_boundary_mask. However, the existence of a dma_parms structure
precludes the use of any default value, leaving them as zeros (assuming
a properly kzalloc'ed structure). If a well-behaved IOMMU (or SWIOTLB)
then tries to respect this by ensuring a mapped segment does not cross
a zero-byte boundary, hilarity ensues.

Since zero is a nonsensical value for either parameter, treat it as an
indicator for "default", as might be expected. In the process, clean up
a bit by replacing the bare constants with slightly more meaningful
macros and removing the superfluous "else" statements.

Signed-off-by: Robin Murphy <>

Hi, various maintainers from Git logs ;)

This one's a bit tricky to find a home for - I think technically it's 
probably an IOMMU patch, but then the long-underlying problem doesn't
seem to have blown up anything until arm64, and my motivation is to
make bits of Juno work, which seems to nudge it towards arm64/arm-soc
territory. Could anyone suggest which tree is most appropriate?


 include/linux/dma-mapping.h | 17 ++++++++++-------
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/dma-mapping.h b/include/linux/dma-mapping.h
index c3007cb..99ba736 100644
--- a/include/linux/dma-mapping.h
+++ b/include/linux/dma-mapping.h
@@ -141,7 +141,9 @@ static inline void arch_teardown_dma_ops(struct device *dev) { }
 static inline unsigned int dma_get_max_seg_size(struct device *dev)
-	return dev->dma_parms ? dev->dma_parms->max_segment_size : 65536;
+	if (dev->dma_parms && dev->dma_parms->max_segment_size)
+		return dev->dma_parms->max_segment_size;
+	return SZ_64K;
 static inline unsigned int dma_set_max_seg_size(struct device *dev,
@@ -150,14 +152,15 @@ static inline unsigned int dma_set_max_seg_size(struct device *dev,
 	if (dev->dma_parms) {
 		dev->dma_parms->max_segment_size = size;
 		return 0;
-	} else
-		return -EIO;
+	}
+	return -EIO;
 static inline unsigned long dma_get_seg_boundary(struct device *dev)
-	return dev->dma_parms ?
-		dev->dma_parms->segment_boundary_mask : 0xffffffff;
+	if (dev->dma_parms && dev->dma_parms->segment_boundary_mask)
+		return dev->dma_parms->segment_boundary_mask;
+	return DMA_BIT_MASK(32);
 static inline int dma_set_seg_boundary(struct device *dev, unsigned long mask)
@@ -165,8 +168,8 @@ static inline int dma_set_seg_boundary(struct device *dev, unsigned long mask)
 	if (dev->dma_parms) {
 		dev->dma_parms->segment_boundary_mask = mask;
 		return 0;
-	} else
-		return -EIO;
+	}
+	return -EIO;
 #ifndef dma_max_pfn

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