[PATCHv2 2/4] ARM: mm: allow sub-architectures to override PCI I/O memory type
catalin.marinas at arm.com
Wed May 14 08:01:31 PDT 2014
On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 11:10:37AM +0100, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> Due to a design incompatibility between the PCIe Marvell controller
> and the Cortex-A9, stressing PCIe devices with a lot of traffic
> quickly causes a deadlock.
> One part of the workaround for this is to have all PCIe regions mapped
> as MT_MEMORY_SO instead of MT_DEVICE. While the arch_ioremap_caller()
> mechanism allows sub-architecture code to override ioremap(), used to
> map PCIe memory regions, there isn't such a mechanism to override the
> behavior of pci_ioremap_io().
> This commit adds the arch_pci_ioremap_mem_type variable, initialized
> to MT_DEVICE by default, and that sub-architecture code can
> override. We have chosen to expose a single variable rather than
> offering the possibility of overriding the entire pci_ioremap_io(),
> because implementing pci_ioremap_io() requires calling functions
> (get_mem_type()) that are private to the arch/arm/mm/ code.
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
Acked-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas at arm.com>
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