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From: Jens Wiklander <jens.wiklander@linaro.org>
To: Tyler Hicks <tyhicks@linux.microsoft.com>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	 Linux ARM <linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>,
	 OP-TEE TrustedFirmware <op-tee@lists.trustedfirmware.org>,
	Sumit Garg <sumit.garg@linaro.org>,
	 Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>,
	Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>,
	 Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>,
	Thirupathaiah Annapureddy <thiruan@microsoft.com>,
	 Vikas Gupta <vikas.gupta@broadcom.com>,
	"David S . Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/7] firmware: tee_bnxt: use tee_shm_alloc_kernel_buf()
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 11:08:16 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAHUa44Erb6bVFEU=xDoRj4KHn1rMFaEPZfS0H24zR+XgGAoLUQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210609145811.GJ4910@sequoia>

On Wed, Jun 9, 2021 at 4:58 PM Tyler Hicks <tyhicks@linux.microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> On 2021-06-09 12:23:23, Jens Wiklander wrote:
> > Uses the new simplified tee_shm_alloc_kernel_buf() function instead of
> > the old deprecated tee_shm_alloc() function which required specific
> > TEE_SHM-flags.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Jens Wiklander <jens.wiklander@linaro.org>
>
> Since this series is essentially a rewrite of the shm allocation logic,
> it is worth pointing out that the rewrite still uses contiguous
> allocations (from alloc_pages()). The tee_bnxt_fw driver is performing
> an order-10 allocation which is the max, by default. I've only tested
> tee_bnxt_fw when it was built-in to the kernel and tee_bnxt_fw_probe()
> was called early in boot but I suspect that it might not succeed when
> built as a module and loaded later after memory is segmented. I think
> this driver would benefit from being able to request a non-contiguous
> allocation.
>
> Is this rewrite a good time to offer drivers a way to perform a
> non-contiguous allocation?

Good idea, I'll look into that. I'll add it as a separate patch if it works OK.

Cheers,
Jens

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-10  9:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-09 10:23 [PATCH 0/7] tee: shared memory updates Jens Wiklander
2021-06-09 10:23 ` [PATCH 1/7] tee: remove unused tee_shm_pool_alloc_res_mem() Jens Wiklander
2021-06-09 14:03   ` Tyler Hicks
2021-06-09 10:23 ` [PATCH 2/7] tee: simplify shm pool handling Jens Wiklander
2021-06-09 14:50   ` Tyler Hicks
2021-06-10  9:01     ` Jens Wiklander
2021-06-09 10:23 ` [PATCH 3/7] tee: add tee_shm_alloc_kernel_buf() Jens Wiklander
2021-06-09 14:51   ` Tyler Hicks
2021-06-09 10:23 ` [PATCH 4/7] hwrng: optee-rng: use tee_shm_alloc_kernel_buf() Jens Wiklander
2021-06-09 14:51   ` Tyler Hicks
2021-06-09 10:23 ` [PATCH 5/7] tpm_ftpm_tee: " Jens Wiklander
2021-06-09 14:53   ` Tyler Hicks
2021-06-09 10:23 ` [PATCH 6/7] firmware: tee_bnxt: " Jens Wiklander
2021-06-09 14:58   ` Tyler Hicks
2021-06-10  9:08     ` Jens Wiklander [this message]
2021-06-09 10:23 ` [PATCH 7/7] tee: replace tee_shm_alloc() Jens Wiklander
2021-06-09 15:32   ` Tyler Hicks
2021-06-09 15:38     ` Tyler Hicks
2021-06-11  7:42     ` Jens Wiklander

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