Linux-RDMA Archive on lore.kernel.org
 help / color / Atom feed
From: Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@nvidia.com>
To: Tvrtko Ursulin <tvrtko.ursulin@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Maor Gottlieb <maorg@nvidia.com>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	"Gal Pressman" <galpress@amazon.com>,
	Bob Pearson <rpearsonhpe@gmail.com>,
	"Leon Romanovsky" <leonro@nvidia.com>,
	<linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: dynamic-sg patch has broken rdma_rxe
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 08:47:10 -0300
Message-ID: <20201020114710.GC6219@nvidia.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <03541c89-92d0-2dc8-5e40-03f3fe527fef@linux.intel.com>

On Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 12:37:05PM +0100, Tvrtko Ursulin wrote:

> > Why put this confusing code in every caller? Especially for something
> > a driver is supposed to call. Will just make bugs
> 
> For max_segment to be aligned is a requirement today so callers are
> ready.

No, it turns out all the RDMA drivers were became broken when they
converted to use the proper U32_MAX for their DMA max_segment size,
then they couldn't form SGLs anymore.

I don't want to see nonsense code like this:

        dma_set_max_seg_size(dev->dev, min_t(unsigned int, U32_MAX & PAGE_MASK,
                                             SCATTERLIST_MAX_SEGMENT));

In drivers.

dma_set_max_seg_size is the *hardware* capability, and mixing in
things like PAG_MASK here is just nonsense.

Jason

  reply index

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-13 14:33 Bob Pearson
2020-10-13 16:34 ` Bob Pearson
2020-10-14 22:51 ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-10-15  7:44   ` Maor Gottlieb
2020-10-15 11:23     ` Gal Pressman
2020-10-15 12:21       ` Maor Gottlieb
2020-10-16  0:31         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-10-16  7:13           ` Christoph Hellwig
     [not found]           ` <796ca31aed8f469c957cb850385b9d09@intel.com>
2020-10-16 11:58             ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-10-19  9:50               ` Tvrtko Ursulin
2020-10-19 12:12                 ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-10-19 12:29                   ` Tvrtko Ursulin
2020-10-19 12:48                     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-10-20 11:37                       ` Tvrtko Ursulin
2020-10-20 11:47                         ` Jason Gunthorpe [this message]
2020-10-20 12:31                           ` Tvrtko Ursulin
2020-10-20 12:56                             ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-10-20 13:09                               ` Tvrtko Ursulin
2020-10-20 13:32                                 ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-10-15 15:35     ` Bob Pearson

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to=20201020114710.GC6219@nvidia.com \
    --to=jgg@nvidia.com \
    --cc=galpress@amazon.com \
    --cc=hch@lst.de \
    --cc=leonro@nvidia.com \
    --cc=linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=maorg@nvidia.com \
    --cc=rpearsonhpe@gmail.com \
    --cc=tvrtko.ursulin@linux.intel.com \
    /path/to/YOUR_REPLY

  https://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

Linux-RDMA Archive on lore.kernel.org

Archives are clonable:
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/linux-rdma/0 linux-rdma/git/0.git

	# If you have public-inbox 1.1+ installed, you may
	# initialize and index your mirror using the following commands:
	public-inbox-init -V2 linux-rdma linux-rdma/ https://lore.kernel.org/linux-rdma \
		linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org
	public-inbox-index linux-rdma

Example config snippet for mirrors

Newsgroup available over NNTP:
	nntp://nntp.lore.kernel.org/org.kernel.vger.linux-rdma


AGPL code for this site: git clone https://public-inbox.org/public-inbox.git