[PATCHv2] arm64: Add atomic pool for non-coherent and CMA allocaitons.
will.deacon at arm.com
Wed Jun 4 10:59:30 PDT 2014
On Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 01:30:18AM +0100, Laura Abbott wrote:
> On 6/3/2014 6:28 AM, Will Deacon wrote:
> > Hi Laura,
> > On Mon, Jun 02, 2014 at 09:03:52PM +0100, Laura Abbott wrote:
> >> Neither CMA nor noncoherent allocations support atomic allocations.
> >> Add a dedicated atomic pool to support this.
> >> Change-Id: I46c8fdffe5e0687403d42b37643137c8cf344259
> >> Signed-off-by: Laura Abbott <lauraa at codeaurora.org>
> >> ---
> >> v2: Various bug fixes pointed out by David and Ritesh (CMA dependency, swapping
> >> coherent, noncoherent). I'm still not sure how to address the devicetree
> >> suggestion by Will . I added the devicetree mailing list this time around
> >> to get more input on this.
> >>  http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2014-April/249180.html
> >>  http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2014-April/249528.html
> > Perhaps that can be done later then, since from what you're saying, we need
> > the command-line option either way? Have you looked at how this fits in with
> > the iommu-helper work from Ritesh? We could put the parameter parsing in
> > there too.
> This doesn't seem to overlap with Ritesh's work. The atomic mapping is still
> handled in the arm specific code so I assume it would be handled in the arm64
> specific code as well. Another question might be is if it would be useful to
> make the atomic code common somehow between arm and arm64.
Yeah, that's what I was alluding to. The more of this code that can be
shared between architectures, the better.
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