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Date:   Tue,  5 May 2020 10:45:57 +0200
From:   Marek Szyprowski <>
Cc:     Marek Szyprowski <>,
        Christoph Hellwig <>,
        Robin Murphy <>,
        Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>,,
        David Airlie <>,
        Daniel Vetter <>, Qiang Yu <>,
Subject: [PATCH v3 08/25] drm: lima: fix common struct sg_table related

The Documentation/DMA-API-HOWTO.txt states that dma_map_sg returns the
numer of the created entries in the DMA address space. However the
subsequent calls to dma_sync_sg_for_{device,cpu} and dma_unmap_sg must be
called with the original number of the entries passed to dma_map_sg. The
sg_table->nents in turn holds the result of the dma_map_sg call as stated
in include/linux/scatterlist.h. A common mistake was to ignore a result
of the dma_map_sg function and don't use the sg_table->orig_nents at all.

To avoid such issues, lets use common dma-mapping wrappers operating
directly on the struct sg_table objects and adjust references to the
nents and orig_nents respectively.

Signed-off-by: Marek Szyprowski <>
For more information, see '[PATCH v3 00/25] DRM: fix struct sg_table nents
vs. orig_nents misuse' thread:
 drivers/gpu/drm/lima/lima_gem.c | 11 ++++++++---
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/lima/lima_gem.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/lima/lima_gem.c
index 5404e0d..fca359d 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/lima/lima_gem.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/lima/lima_gem.c
@@ -69,8 +69,7 @@ int lima_heap_alloc(struct lima_bo *bo, struct lima_vm *vm)
 		return ret;
 	if (bo->base.sgt) {
-		dma_unmap_sg(dev, bo->base.sgt->sgl,
-			     bo->base.sgt->nents, DMA_BIDIRECTIONAL);
+		dma_unmap_sgtable(dev, bo->base.sgt, DMA_BIDIRECTIONAL);
 	} else {
 		bo->base.sgt = kmalloc(sizeof(*bo->base.sgt), GFP_KERNEL);
@@ -80,7 +79,13 @@ int lima_heap_alloc(struct lima_bo *bo, struct lima_vm *vm)
-	dma_map_sg(dev, sgt.sgl, sgt.nents, DMA_BIDIRECTIONAL);
+	ret = dma_map_sgtable(dev, &sgt, DMA_BIDIRECTIONAL);
+	if (ret) {
+		sg_free_table(&sgt);
+		kfree(bo->base.sgt);
+		bo->base.sgt = NULL;
+		return ret;
+	}
 	*bo->base.sgt = sgt;

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