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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
To: Rui Salvaterra <rsalvaterra@gmail.com>
Cc: linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org, hch@lst.de,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org
Subject: Re: use generic DMA mapping code in powerpc V4
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:33:17 +0100
Message-ID: <20181210193317.GA31514@lst.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CALjTZvb4+Ox5Jdm-xwQuxMDz_ub=mHAgPLA4NgrVNZTmUZwhnQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 05:04:46PM +0000, Rui Salvaterra wrote:
> Hi, Christoph and Ben,
> 
> It just came to my mind (and this is most likely a stupid question,
> but still)… Is there any possibility of these changes having an
> (positive) effect on the long-standing problem of Power Mac machines
> with AGP graphics cards (which have to be limited to PCI transfers,
> otherwise they'll hang, due to coherence issues)? If so, I have a G4
> machine where I'd gladly test them.

These patches themselves are not going to affect that directly.
But IFF the problem really is that the AGP needs to be treated as not
cache coherent (I have no idea if that is true) the generic direct
mapping code has full support for a per-device coherent flag, so
support for a non-coherent AGP slot could be implemented relatively
simply.

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Thread overview: 127+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-11-29 19:45 Rui Salvaterra
2018-11-30 10:32 ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-30 11:44   ` Rui Salvaterra
2018-11-30 16:41     ` Rui Salvaterra
2018-12-02  6:11     ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2018-12-08 17:17       ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-12-10 17:04         ` Rui Salvaterra
2018-12-10 19:33           ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2018-12-10 20:03             ` Rui Salvaterra
2018-12-10 20:49             ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2018-12-11  9:37               ` Rui Salvaterra
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2018-11-14  8:22 Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-27  7:42 ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-27 22:05   ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2018-11-28 11:05   ` Michael Ellerman
2018-11-28 15:55     ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-11-28 20:02       ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-11-28 20:35       ` Michal Suchánek
2018-11-29 17:03         ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-12-19 13:54       ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-11-29 12:05     ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-11-29 15:30       ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-11-29 17:03       ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-29 23:07         ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-11-30 10:53           ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-30 12:23             ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-11-30 13:10               ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-30 15:29                 ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-04  7:31                   ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-04  9:53                     ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-04 14:24                       ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-12-05  9:44                         ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-05 14:05                           ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-12-06 10:55                             ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-06 17:10                               ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-06 19:36                                 ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-12-07  7:48                                   ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-07 13:45                               ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-07 18:33                                 ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-08 10:29                                   ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-08 13:47                                     ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-09 14:20                                       ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-09 18:26                                         ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-10 15:54                                           ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-11 14:28                                             ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-11 18:17                                               ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-12  0:47                                                 ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2018-12-12  7:03                                                   ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-12 14:15                                                 ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-12-12 14:39                                                   ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-13  8:41                                                     ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-13  9:10                                                       ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-12-13  9:47                                                         ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-13 11:19                                                           ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-13 11:25                                                             ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-12-13 13:34                                                               ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-13 17:48                                                                 ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-13 21:53                                                                   ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-14 12:00                                                                     ` Christian Zigotzky
2018-12-14 16:45                                                                       ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-03  7:36                                                                       ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-03 19:26                                                                         ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-05 16:03                                                                           ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-09  9:31                                                                             ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-11  2:10                                                                               ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-12 18:14                                                                                 ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-15  8:07                                                                                   ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-15  8:49                                                                                     ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-15 10:55                                                                                       ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-15 13:35                                                                                         ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-15 13:56                                                                                           ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-15 15:17                                                                                             ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-17  9:21                                                                                               ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-17  9:31                                                                                                 ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-17  9:44                                                                                                   ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-18  8:35                                                                                                 ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-18 11:10                                                                                                   ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-18 11:28                                                                                                     ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-18 12:07                                                                                                       ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-18 12:18                                                                                                         ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-18 12:46                                                                                                           ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-18 12:55                                                                                                             ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-18 15:06                                                                                                               ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-19 11:40                                                                                                                 ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-19 11:52                                                                                                                   ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-19 13:02                                                                                                                     ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-19 14:04                                                                                                                       ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-21 14:38                                                                                                                         ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-23 14:34                                                                                                                           ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-25 13:37                                                                                                                             ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-27 13:13                                                                                                                               ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-28  7:04                                                                                                                                 ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-28 16:22                                                                                                                                   ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-28 16:52                                                                                                                                     ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-29 15:03                                                                                                                                       ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-29 16:14                                                                                                                                         ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-29 16:34                                                                                                                                           ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-01-30  4:40                                                                                                                                             ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-01-31 12:48                                                                                                                                               ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-02-01  8:04                                                                                                                                                 ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-02-01 16:54                                                                                                                                                   ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-02-03 16:49                                                                                                                                                     ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-02-04  7:56                                                                                                                                                       ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-02-04 12:13                                                                                                                                                         ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-02-04 12:38                                                                                                                                                           ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-02-06 13:45                                                                                                                                                             ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-02-06 15:15                                                                                                                                                               ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-02-06 15:16                                                                                                                                                                 ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-02-07  4:34                                                                                                                                                                   ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-02-08  9:01                                                                                                                                                                     ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-02-08  9:18                                                                                                                                                                       ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-02-08 10:59                                                                                                                                                                         ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-02-09 19:26                                                                                                                                                                         ` Darren Stevens
2019-02-09 21:10                                                                                                                                                                         ` Darren Stevens
2019-02-11  7:41                                                                                                                                                                           ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-02-10 12:00                                                                                                                                                                         ` Christian Zigotzky
     [not found]                                                                                                                                                                           ` <0042290A-2939-4EBA-A638-D404FA2055ED@xenosoft.de>
2019-02-11  7:21                                                                                                                                                                             ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-02-11  7:38                                                                                                                                                                           ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-02-12 12:42                                                                                                                                                                             ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-02-12 15:25                                                                                                                                                                               ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-02-12 19:31                                                                                                                                                                                 ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-02-12 19:50                                                                                                                                                                                   ` Christian Zigotzky
2019-02-12 19:52                                                                                                                                                                                     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-29 17:02     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-12-08 17:03 ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-12-16 16:51 ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-12-17  1:14   ` Michael Ellerman

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