[V9, 07/11] iommu: of: Handle IOMMU lookup failure with deferred probing or error

Robin Murphy robin.murphy at arm.com
Tue Mar 28 08:11:29 PDT 2017

On 28/03/17 16:00, Rob Herring wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 12:30:57AM +0530, Sricharan R wrote:
>> From: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart+renesas at ideasonboard.com>
>> Failures to look up an IOMMU when parsing the DT iommus property need to
>> be handled separately from the .of_xlate() failures to support deferred
>> probing.
>> The lack of a registered IOMMU can be caused by the lack of a driver for
>> the IOMMU, the IOMMU device probe not having been performed yet, having
>> been deferred, or having failed.
>> The first case occurs when the device tree describes the bus master and
>> IOMMU topology correctly but no device driver exists for the IOMMU yet
>> or the device driver has not been compiled in. Return NULL, the caller
>> will configure the device without an IOMMU.
>> The second and third cases are handled by deferring the probe of the bus
>> master device which will eventually get reprobed after the IOMMU.
>> The last case is currently handled by deferring the probe of the bus
>> master device as well. A mechanism to either configure the bus master
>> device without an IOMMU or to fail the bus master device probe depending
>> on whether the IOMMU is optional or mandatory would be a good
>> enhancement.
>> Tested-by: Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski at samsung.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Laurent Pichart <laurent.pinchart+renesas at ideasonboard.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Sricharan R <sricharan at codeaurora.org>
>> ---
>>  drivers/base/dma-mapping.c | 5 +++--
>>  drivers/iommu/of_iommu.c   | 4 ++--
>>  drivers/of/device.c        | 7 ++++++-
>>  include/linux/of_device.h  | 9 ++++++---
>>  4 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> Maybe it is the same issue reported for VFIO, but virtio-pci is broken 
> with v8 of this series. Bisecting blames this commit which looks like it 
> hasn't changeed. 

v8 managed to break *all* PCI devices which didn't have an associated
"iommu-map". The problem was actually in patch 2 (and is fixed in this
version), but it only hit at this point once we start propagating the
erroneous error code back to the driver probe.


> Rob
> P.S. Doesn't look like you have copied the DT maintainers nor list for 
> the DT changes.

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