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From: David Laight <David.Laight@ACULAB.COM>
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Subject: RE: [PATCH 16/16] dma-mapping: use exact allocation in dma_alloc_contiguous
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:15:44 +0000
Message-ID: <a90cf7ec5f1c4166b53c40e06d4d832a@AcuMS.aculab.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190614134726.3827-17-hch@lst.de>

From: Christoph Hellwig
> Sent: 14 June 2019 14:47
> 
> Many architectures (e.g. arm, m68 and sh) have always used exact
> allocation in their dma coherent allocator, which avoids a lot of
> memory waste especially for larger allocations.  Lift this behavior
> into the generic allocator so that dma-direct and the generic IOMMU
> code benefit from this behavior as well.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
> ---
>  include/linux/dma-contiguous.h |  8 +++++---
>  kernel/dma/contiguous.c        | 17 +++++++++++------
>  2 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/dma-contiguous.h b/include/linux/dma-contiguous.h
> index c05d4e661489..2e542e314acf 100644
> --- a/include/linux/dma-contiguous.h
> +++ b/include/linux/dma-contiguous.h
> @@ -161,15 +161,17 @@ static inline struct page *dma_alloc_contiguous(struct device *dev, size_t size,
>  		gfp_t gfp)
>  {
>  	int node = dev ? dev_to_node(dev) : NUMA_NO_NODE;
> -	size_t align = get_order(PAGE_ALIGN(size));
> +	void *cpu_addr = alloc_pages_exact_node(node, size, gfp);
> 
> -	return alloc_pages_node(node, gfp, align);
> +	if (!cpu_addr)
> +		return NULL;
> +	return virt_to_page(p);
>  }

Does this still guarantee that requests for 16k will not cross a 16k boundary?
It looks like you are losing the alignment parameter.

There may be drivers and hardware that also require 12k allocates
to not cross 16k boundaries (etc).

	David

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Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-14 13:47 use exact allocation for dma coherent memory Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 01/16] media: videobuf-dma-contig: use dma_mmap_coherent Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 02/16] drm/ati_pcigart: stop using drm_pci_alloc Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 03/16] drm/i915: " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 16:45   ` [Intel-gfx] " Ville Syrjälä
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 04/16] drm: move drm_pci_{alloc,free} to drm_legacy Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 05/16] drm: don't mark pages returned from drm_pci_alloc reserved Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 06/16] drm: don't pass __GFP_COMP to dma_alloc_coherent in drm_pci_alloc Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 07/16] IB/hfi1: stop passing bogus gfp flags arguments to dma_alloc_coherent Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 08/16] IB/qib: " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 09/16] cnic: " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 10/16] iwlwifi: " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 11/16] s390/ism: " Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 12/16] staging/comedi: mark as broken Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 14:02   ` Greg KH
2019-06-14 14:48     ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 15:30       ` Greg KH
2019-06-14 15:34         ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-17 13:15           ` Ian Abbott
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 13/16] mm: rename alloc_pages_exact_nid to alloc_pages_exact_node Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 14/16] mm: use alloc_pages_exact_node to implement alloc_pages_exact Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 15/16] dma-mapping: clear __GFP_COMP in dma_alloc_attrs Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 13:47 ` [PATCH 16/16] dma-mapping: use exact allocation in dma_alloc_contiguous Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 14:15   ` David Laight [this message]
2019-06-14 14:50     ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 15:01       ` David Laight
2019-06-14 15:05         ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 15:05       ` Robin Murphy
2019-06-14 15:08         ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-14 15:16         ` David Laight
2019-06-17  8:21 ` use exact allocation for dma coherent memory Dan Carpenter
2019-06-17  8:33   ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-06-19 16:29     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2019-06-20 10:51       ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-07-01  8:48 ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-07-02  9:48   ` Arend Van Spriel
2019-07-08 18:43     ` Christoph Hellwig

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