[PATCH v2 8/8] irqchip, gicv3-its, cma: Use CMA for allocation of large device tables
robert.richter at cavium.com
Thu Mar 16 06:31:54 PDT 2017
On 15.03.17 18:46:22, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 15/03/17 18:37, Robert Richter wrote:
> > On 14.03.17 12:40:45, Shanker Donthineni wrote:
> >>> @@ -1698,6 +1706,9 @@ static int __init its_init_one(struct its_node *its)
> >>> return err;
> >>> }
> >>> + /* Setup dma_ops for dmam_alloc_coherent() */
> >>> + arch_setup_dma_ops(&its->dev, 0, 0, NULL, true);
> >>> +
> >> Why you are hard-coding DMA coherent property to true here ? It
> >> breaks the MSI(x) functionally on systems where ITS hardware doesn't
> >> support coherency.
> > Aren't current ITS tables coherent only?
> No, there is no such guarantee. Actually, there is strictly no need for
> coherency, as the ITS tables are only written by the ITS itself, for its
> own purpose.
So no need to change that, right?
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