[PATCH V2 1/3] scsi: mptxsas: try 64 bit DMA when 32 bit DMA fails

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Tue Nov 10 13:54:22 PST 2015

On Tuesday 10 November 2015 15:03:59 Timur Tabi wrote:
> On 11/10/2015 01:13 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > If the mask is 64-bit by default on ARM64, that is a bug that we need
> > to fix urgently. Can you verify this?
> I think the mask is 0 by default, because there's no code in ARM64 that 
> actually sets the mask.
> Take a look at arch_setup_pdev_archdata() in 
> arch/powerpc/kernel/setup-common.c.
> void arch_setup_pdev_archdata(struct platform_device *pdev)
> {
>          pdev->archdata.dma_mask = DMA_BIT_MASK(32);
>          pdev->dev.dma_mask = &pdev->archdata.dma_mask;
>          set_dma_ops(&pdev->dev, &dma_direct_ops);
> }
> I don't see anything equivalent in arch/arm64

of_dma_configure() sets up an initial DMA mask for 32 bits. The
same thing happens for pci_setup_device() in architecture-independent

> > A lot of PCI devices can only do 32-bit DMA, and we have plenty
> > of drivers that don't bother setting a mask at all because the 32-bit
> > mask is the default on all other architectures.
> In our drivers for 32-bit devices, we have to explicitly set the DMA 
> mask to 32-bits in order to get any DMA working.

Do you mean PCI devices or platform devices?

Maybe the parent bus is lacking a dma-ranges property?


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