[PATCH v14 10/10] iommu/arm-smmu-v3: Add stall support for platform devices

Zhangfei Gao zhangfei.gao at linaro.org
Fri Apr 2 12:34:00 AEDT 2021

Hi, Will

On 2021/4/2 上午1:11, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 01, 2021 at 05:47:19PM +0200, Jean-Philippe Brucker wrote:
>> The SMMU provides a Stall model for handling page faults in platform
>> devices. It is similar to PCIe PRI, but doesn't require devices to have
>> their own translation cache. Instead, faulting transactions are parked
>> and the OS is given a chance to fix the page tables and retry the
>> transaction.
>> Enable stall for devices that support it (opt-in by firmware). When an
>> event corresponds to a translation error, call the IOMMU fault handler.
>> If the fault is recoverable, it will call us back to terminate or
>> continue the stall.
> Which hardware is this useful for? Stalling adds a fair amount of complexity
> to the driver, so I don't think we should support it unless we're likely to
> see platforms that both implement it and do something useful with it.
I have tested the stall mode on Hisilicon Kunpeng920 board, as well as 
using drivers/misc/uacce/uacce.c.


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