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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 2/2] drm/gem: Don't map imported GEMs
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On 8/16/22 15:03, Christian König wrote:
> Am 16.08.22 um 13:44 schrieb Dmitry Osipenko:
>> [SNIP]
>>> The other complication I noticed is that we don't seem to keep around
>>> the fd after importing to a GEM handle.  And I could imagine that
>>> doing so could cause issues with too many fd's.  So I guess the best
>>> thing is to keep the status quo and let drivers that cannot mmap
>>> imported buffers just fail mmap?
>> That actually should be all the drivers excluding those that use
>> DRM-SHMEM because only DRM-SHMEM uses dma_buf_mmap(), that's why it
>> works for Panfrost. I'm pretty sure mmaping of imported GEMs doesn't
>> work for the MSM driver, isn't it?
>>
>> Intel and AMD drivers don't allow to map the imported dma-bufs. Both
>> refuse to do the mapping.
>>
>> Although, AMDGPU "succeeds" to do the mapping using
>> AMDGPU_GEM_DOMAIN_GTT, but then touching the mapping causes bus fault,
>> hence mapping actually fails. I think it might be the AMDGPU
>> driver/libdrm bug, haven't checked yet.
>
> That's then certainly broken somehow. Amdgpu should nerve ever have
> allowed to mmap() imported DMA-bufs and the last time I check it didn't.

I'll take a closer look. So far I can only tell that it's a kernel
driver issue because once I re-applied this "Don't map imported GEMs"
patch, AMDGPU began to refuse mapping AMDGPU_GEM_DOMAIN_GTT.

>> So we're back to the point that neither of DRM drivers need to map
>> imported dma-bufs and this was never tested. In this case this patch is
>> valid, IMO.

Actually, I'm now looking at Etnaviv and Nouveau and seems they should
map imported dma-buf properly. I know that people ran Android on
Etnaviv. So maybe devices with a separated GPU/display need to map
imported display BO for Android support. Wish somebody who ran Android
on one of these devices using upstream drivers could give a definitive
answer. I may try to test Nouveau later on.

--
Best regards,
Dmitry

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