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From: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com>
To: Dafna Hirschfeld <dafna.hirschfeld@collabora.com>
Cc: linux-media@vger.kernel.org, linux-renesas-soc@vger.kernel.org,
	Helen Koike <helen.koike@collabora.com>,
	Shuah Khan <skhan@linuxfoundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] media: vimc: Add support for contiguous DMA buffers
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 16:11:04 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YQP6aILfBDLhSFUt@pendragon.ideasonboard.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <40a1fed8-456e-97c5-9aa7-715a4a4c816b@collabora.com>

Hi Dafna,

On Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 02:35:20PM +0200, Dafna Hirschfeld wrote:
> On 30.07.21 02:19, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
> > The vimc driver is used for testing purpose, and some test use cases
> > involve sharing buffers with a consumer device. Consumers often require
> > DMA contiguous memory, which vimc doesn't currently support. This leads
> > in the best case to usage of bounce buffers, which is very slow, and in
> > the worst case in a complete failure.
> > 
> > Add support for the dma-contig allocator in vimc to support those use
> > cases properly. The allocator is selected through a new "allocator"
> > module parameter, which defaults to vmalloc.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart+renesas@ideasonboard.com>
> > ---
> >   drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-capture.c |  9 +++++++--
> >   drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-common.h  |  2 ++
> >   drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-core.c    | 10 ++++++++++
> >   3 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-capture.c b/drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-capture.c
> > index 5e9fd902cd37..92b69a6529fb 100644
> > --- a/drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-capture.c
> > +++ b/drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-capture.c
> > @@ -7,6 +7,7 @@
> >   
> >   #include <media/v4l2-ioctl.h>
> >   #include <media/videobuf2-core.h>
> > +#include <media/videobuf2-dma-contig.h>
> >   #include <media/videobuf2-vmalloc.h>
> >   
> >   #include "vimc-common.h"
> > @@ -423,14 +424,18 @@ static struct vimc_ent_device *vimc_cap_add(struct vimc_device *vimc,
> >   	/* Initialize the vb2 queue */
> >   	q = &vcap->queue;
> >   	q->type = V4L2_BUF_TYPE_VIDEO_CAPTURE;
> > -	q->io_modes = VB2_MMAP | VB2_DMABUF | VB2_USERPTR;
> > +	q->io_modes = VB2_MMAP | VB2_DMABUF;
> 
> maybe to be on the safe side VB2_DMABUF should be set only if vimc_allocator==1 ?

Why so ? vb2-vmalloc can import dma-bufs.

> > +	if (vimc_allocator != 1)
> 
> maybe define a macro instead of `1` ?

Good idea.

> > +		q->io_modes |= VB2_USERPTR;
> >   	q->drv_priv = vcap;
> >   	q->buf_struct_size = sizeof(struct vimc_cap_buffer);
> >   	q->ops = &vimc_cap_qops;
> > -	q->mem_ops = &vb2_vmalloc_memops;
> > +	q->mem_ops = vimc_allocator == 1
> > +		   ? &vb2_dma_contig_memops : &vb2_vmalloc_memops;
> >   	q->timestamp_flags = V4L2_BUF_FLAG_TIMESTAMP_MONOTONIC;
> >   	q->min_buffers_needed = 2;
> >   	q->lock = &vcap->lock;
> > +	q->dev = v4l2_dev->dev;
> >   
> >   	ret = vb2_queue_init(q);
> >   	if (ret) {
> > diff --git a/drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-common.h b/drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-common.h
> > index a289434e75ba..b77939123501 100644
> > --- a/drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-common.h
> > +++ b/drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-common.h
> > @@ -35,6 +35,8 @@
> >   
> >   #define VIMC_PIX_FMT_MAX_CODES 8
> >   
> > +extern unsigned int vimc_allocator;
> > +
> >   /**
> >    * vimc_colorimetry_clamp - Adjust colorimetry parameters
> >    *
> > diff --git a/drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-core.c b/drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-core.c
> > index 4b0ae6f51d76..7badcecb7aed 100644
> > --- a/drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-core.c
> > +++ b/drivers/media/test-drivers/vimc/vimc-core.c
> > @@ -5,6 +5,7 @@
> >    * Copyright (C) 2015-2017 Helen Koike <helen.fornazier@gmail.com>
> >    */
> >   
> > +#include <linux/dma-mapping.h>
> >   #include <linux/font.h>
> >   #include <linux/init.h>
> >   #include <linux/module.h>
> > @@ -15,6 +16,12 @@
> >   
> >   #include "vimc-common.h"
> >   
> > +unsigned int vimc_allocator;
> > +module_param_named(allocator, vimc_allocator, uint, 0444);
> > +MODULE_PARM_DESC(allocator, " memory allocator selection, default is 0.\n"
> > +			     "\t\t    0 == vmalloc\n"
> > +			     "\t\t    1 == dma-contig");
> > +
> 
> There is a section 'Module options' in vimc.rst. So a doc should be added there.

OK, I'll update that.

> >   #define VIMC_MDEV_MODEL_NAME "VIMC MDEV"
> >   
> >   #define VIMC_ENT_LINK(src, srcpad, sink, sinkpad, link_flags) {	\
> > @@ -278,6 +285,9 @@ static int vimc_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
> >   
> >   	tpg_set_font(font->data);
> >   
> > +	if (vimc_allocator == 1)
> > +		dma_coerce_mask_and_coherent(&pdev->dev, DMA_BIT_MASK(32));
> > +
> >   	vimc = kzalloc(sizeof(*vimc), GFP_KERNEL);
> >   	if (!vimc)
> >   		return -ENOMEM;
> > 

-- 
Regards,

Laurent Pinchart

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-30 13:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-30  0:19 Laurent Pinchart
2021-07-30 12:35 ` Dafna Hirschfeld
2021-07-30 13:11   ` Laurent Pinchart [this message]
2021-07-30 14:08     ` Dafna Hirschfeld
2021-07-30 14:15       ` Laurent Pinchart
2021-07-30 15:59         ` Nicolas Dufresne
2021-07-30 16:56           ` Laurent Pinchart
2021-07-30 15:56     ` Nicolas Dufresne
2021-07-30 16:13   ` Ezequiel Garcia
2021-07-30 16:50     ` Laurent Pinchart

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