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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ARM: keystone: add bus notifier to set dma_pfn_offset for pci devices
On 10/11/2014 04:37 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Friday 10 October 2014 20:04:57 Santosh Shilimkar wrote:
>> On 10/10/14 5:37 PM, Murali Karicheri wrote:
>>> Based on this, dma configuration parameters get set for the device which
>>> is probed through DT.
>>> As PCI devices are attached to the PCI bus during scan, and we don't
>>> have DT nodes, we could use similar mechanism to pass the dma-range info
>>> from parent host platform device to the PCI devices by adding an
>>> of_pci_dma_configure() API and hook it to the PCI probe path some where?
>>> Please comment on this so that I can work on the right solution to
>>> address this issue for Keystone.
>> Adding the DT node parsing code in PCI bus probe path is the right way
>> to go about it. You could re-use some of the helpers from dma parsing
>> code.
>> I let Arnd comment if he disagrees, otherwise I suggest to create an
>> RFC patch and post it on the list. We can take it from there.
> Yes, I think that is the correct way forward, we need this anyway to
> handle IOMMUs correctly, following the patches that Will Deacon did
> for platform device IOMMU configuration.

Could you point me to a thread/link for Will Deacon's IOMMU work? Is it
part of the kernel already?

>> That also reminded me xhci host code issue with dma-ranges since the
>> devices are manually created there. I will review that thread as
>> well after this merge window.
> Right, manually created devices are always problematic, you should
> try to avoid those.
> Arnd

Murali Karicheri
Linux Kernel, Texas Instruments

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