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Date:   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:47:18 +0200
From:   Ilias Apalodimas <>
Cc:,,,, Ilias Apalodimas <>
Subject: [net-next, PATCH 2/2] net: page_pool: add helper funtion to unmap dma addresses

The page_pool API has no users for it's DMA capabilities yet.
Unmapping DMA addresses used by network drivers will be needed for real

commit 1567b85eb8ad ("net: page_pool: don't use page->private to store dma_addr_t")
uses 'struct page' to store the addresses.
This patch provides a helper for unmapping them.

Signed-off-by: Ilias Apalodimas <>
Signed-off-by: Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>
 include/net/page_pool.h | 1 +
 net/core/page_pool.c    | 7 +++++++
 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/net/page_pool.h b/include/net/page_pool.h
index b885d86..ad218ce 100644
--- a/include/net/page_pool.h
+++ b/include/net/page_pool.h
@@ -110,6 +110,7 @@ static inline struct page *page_pool_dev_alloc_pages(struct page_pool *pool)
 struct page_pool *page_pool_create(const struct page_pool_params *params);
 void page_pool_destroy(struct page_pool *pool);
+void page_pool_unmap_page(struct page_pool *pool, struct page *page);
 /* Never call this directly, use helpers below */
 void __page_pool_put_page(struct page_pool *pool,
diff --git a/net/core/page_pool.c b/net/core/page_pool.c
index 897a69a..83b4ba2 100644
--- a/net/core/page_pool.c
+++ b/net/core/page_pool.c
@@ -189,6 +189,13 @@ static void __page_pool_clean_page(struct page_pool *pool,
 	page->dma_addr = 0;
+/* unmap the page and clean our state */
+void page_pool_unmap_page(struct page_pool *pool, struct page *page)
+	__page_pool_clean_page(pool, page);
 /* Return a page to the page allocator, cleaning up our state */
 static void __page_pool_return_page(struct page_pool *pool, struct page *page)

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