From: Greg KH <email@example.com> To: Andy Duan <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Sherry Sun <email@example.com>, "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>, "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>, "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>, "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>, "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>, "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>, "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>, "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>, "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>, dl-linux-imx <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: [EXT] Re: [PATCH V5 0/2] Change vring space from nomal memory to dma coherent memory Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:13:51 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <20201028111351.GA1964851@kroah.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <AM8PR04MB7315D583A9490E642ED13071FF170@AM8PR04MB7315.eurprd04.prod.outlook.com> On Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 10:17:39AM +0000, Andy Duan wrote: > From: Greg KH <email@example.com> Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:07 PM > > On Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 06:05:28AM +0000, Sherry Sun wrote: > > > Hi Greg, > > > > > > > Subject: Re: [PATCH V5 0/2] Change vring space from nomal memory to > > > > dma coherent memory > > > > > > > > On Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 10:03:03AM +0800, Sherry Sun wrote: > > > > > Changes in V5: > > > > > 1. Reorganize the vop_mmap function code in patch 1, which is done > > > > > by > > > > Christoph. > > > > > 2. Completely remove the unnecessary code related to reassign the > > > > > used ring for card in patch 2. > > > > > > > > > > The original vop driver only supports dma coherent device, as it > > > > > allocates and maps vring by _get_free_pages and dma_map_single, > > > > > but not use dma_sync_single_for_cpu/device to sync the updates of > > > > > device_page/vring between EP and RC, which will cause memory > > > > > synchronization problem for device don't support hardware dma coherent. > > > > > > > > > > And allocate vrings use dma_alloc_coherent is a common way in > > > > > kernel, as the memory interacted between two systems should use > > > > > consistent memory to avoid caching effects. So here add > > > > > noncoherent platform > > > > support for vop driver. > > > > > Also add some related dma changes to make sure noncoherent > > > > > platform works well. > > > > > > > > > > Sherry Sun (2): > > > > > misc: vop: change the way of allocating vrings and device page > > > > > misc: vop: do not allocate and reassign the used ring > > > > > > > > > > drivers/misc/mic/bus/vop_bus.h | 2 + > > > > > drivers/misc/mic/host/mic_boot.c | 9 ++ > > > > > drivers/misc/mic/host/mic_main.c | 43 ++------ > > > > > drivers/misc/mic/vop/vop_debugfs.c | 4 - > > > > > drivers/misc/mic/vop/vop_main.c | 70 +----------- > > > > > drivers/misc/mic/vop/vop_vringh.c | 166 ++++++++++------------------- > > > > > include/uapi/linux/mic_common.h | 9 +- > > > > > 7 files changed, 85 insertions(+), 218 deletions(-) > > > > > > > > Have you all seen: > > > > > > > > https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%25 > > > > > > 2Flore.kernel.org%2Fr%2F8c1443136563de34699d2c084df478181c205db4.16 > > > > > > 03854416.git.sudeep.dutt%40intel.com&data=04%7C01%7Csherry.sun% > > > > > > 40nxp.com%7Cc19c987667434969847e08d87b0685e8%7C686ea1d3bc2b4c6f > > > > > > a92cd99c5c301635%7C0%7C0%7C637394615238940323%7CUnknown%7CTW > > > > > > FpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJX > > > > > > VCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=Zq%2FtHWTq%2BuIVBYXFGoeBmq0JJzYd > > > > 9zDyv4NVN4TpC%2FU%3D&reserved=0 > > > > > > > > Looks like this code is asking to just be deleted, is that ok with you? > > > > > > Yes, I saw that patch. I'm ok with it. > > > > Great, can you please provide a "Reviewed-by:" or "Acked-by:" for it? > > > > thanks, > > > > greg k-h > > Sherry took much effort on the features support on i.MX series like i.MX8QM/i.MX8QXP/i.MX8MM. > > Now it is a pity to delete the vop code. > > One question, > can we resubmit vop code by clean up, now only for i.MX series as Dutt's suggestion ? > Or we have to drop the design and switch to select other solutions ? If this whole subsystem is being deleted because it is not used and never shipped, yes, please use a different solution. I don't understand why you were trying to piggy-back on this codebase if the hardware was totally different, for some reason I thought this was the same hardware. What exactly is this? thanks, greg k-h
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2020-10-29 0:54 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2020-10-28 2:03 Sherry Sun 2020-10-28 2:03 ` [PATCH V5 1/2] misc: vop: change the way of allocating vrings and device page Sherry Sun 2020-10-28 2:03 ` [PATCH V5 2/2] misc: vop: do not allocate and reassign the used ring Sherry Sun 2020-10-28 5:58 ` [PATCH V5 0/2] Change vring space from nomal memory to dma coherent memory Greg KH 2020-10-28 6:05 ` Sherry Sun 2020-10-28 7:07 ` Greg KH 2020-10-28 7:11 ` Sherry Sun 2020-10-28 10:17 ` [EXT] " Andy Duan 2020-10-28 11:13 ` Greg KH [this message] 2020-10-28 15:11 ` Andy Duan 2020-10-28 15:42 ` Greg KH 2020-10-29 1:51 ` Sherry Sun 2020-10-29 2:03 ` Dutt, Sudeep 2020-10-28 9:09 ` Vincent Whitchurch
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