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From: Hillf Danton <hdanton@sina.com>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: "netdev@vger.kernel.org" <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org" <linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"ath10k@lists.infradead.org" <ath10k@lists.infradead.org>,
	Nicolin Chen <nicoleotsuka@gmail.com>,
	"iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org"
	<iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org>,
	"tobias.klausmann@freenet.de" <tobias.klausmann@freenet.de>,
	Tobias Klausmann <tobias.johannes.klausmann@mni.thm.de>,
	"robin.murphy@arm.com" <robin.murphy@arm.com>,
	"davem@davemloft.net" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	"kvalo@codeaurora.org" <kvalo@codeaurora.org>
Subject: Re: regression in ath10k dma allocation
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:29:35 +0800
Message-ID: <20190820022935.7016-1-hdanton@sina.com> (raw)


On Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:15:01 +0800 Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 06:58:52PM -0700, Nicolin Chen wrote:
> > Right...the condition was in-between. However, not every caller
> > of dma_alloc_contiguous() is supposed to have a coherent check.
> > So we either add a 'bool coherent_ok' to the API or revert the
> > dma-direct part back to the original. Probably former option is
> > better?
> >
> > Thank you for the debugging. I have been a bit distracted, may
> > not be able to submit a fix very soon. Would you like to help?
> 
> Yeah, it turns out that while the idea for the dma_alloc_contiguous
> helper was neat it didn't work out at all, and me pushing Nicolin
> down that route was not a very smart idea.  Sorry for causing this
> mess.
> 
> I think we'll just need to open code it for dma-direct for 5.3.
> Hillf do you want to cook up a patch or should I do it?

Feel free to do that, Sir.

Thanks
Hillf

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Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-20  2:29 Hillf Danton [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2019-08-16 16:08 Tobias Klausmann
2019-08-16 16:43 ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-08-16 20:16   ` Tobias Klausmann
2019-08-16 22:25     ` Nicolin Chen
2019-08-16 22:42       ` Tobias Klausmann
2019-08-18  3:13       ` Hillf Danton
2019-08-18 22:38         ` Tobias Klausmann
2019-08-20  1:58           ` Nicolin Chen
2019-08-20  2:14             ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-08-20  3:05           ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-08-20  6:58           ` Hillf Danton
2019-08-20  7:12             ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-08-20 20:24               ` Tobias Klausmann

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