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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 5/6] MIPS: implement architecture-specific 'pci_remap_iospace()'
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在 2021/12/16 13:50, Arnd Bergmann 写道:
> On Thu, Dec 16, 2021 at 2:07 PM Jiaxun Yang <jiaxun.yang@flygoat.com> wrote:
>> 在2021年12月16日十二月 上午11:44,Xi Ruoyao写道:
>> Another way could be keeping a linked list about PIO->PHYS mapping instead of using the single io_port_base variable.
> I think that would add a lot of complexity that isn't needed here. Not
> sure if all MIPS CPUs
> can do it, but the approach used on Arm is what fits in best with the
> PCI drivers, these
> reserve a virtual address range for the ports, and ioremap the
> physical addresses into
> the PIO range according to the mapping.

Yes, the Arm way was my previous approach when introducing PCI IO map
for Loongson.

It got refactored by this patch as TLB entries are expensive on MIPS,
also the size of IO range doesn't always fits a page.

>
> For the loongson case specifically, that's not even needed though, as
> the two buses
> have physically contiguous I/O port ranges, the code just needs to
> detect this special
> case.

We have MIPS Boston board (from imgtec) which has discontinuous IO
range.

Thanks.

>
> Arnd
- Jiaxun

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