[PATCH v2 2/2] Crypto: Talitos: Support for Async_tx XOR offload

Dan Williams dan.j.williams at intel.com
Sat Dec 19 09:17:42 EST 2009

On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 8:02 AM, Li Yang-R58472 <r58472 at freescale.com> wrote:
>>Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] Crypto: Talitos: Support for
>>Async_tx XOR offload
>>Ira W. Snyder wrote:
>>> Yes, I have used the device_prep_dma_interrupt()
>>functionality quite a
>>> while back. However, I found it to be pretty much useless.
>>The specific case it is needed for Talitos/raid is a channel
>>switch interrupt.  The interrupt causes the cleanup operation
>>to be run which will kick off any pending dependent operations
>>on the xor channel.  In the raid case we only have callbacks
>>at the end of a chain, so we need the interrupt to kick the
>>engine in an operation chain like
> I am wondering if can use more callbacks to kick off pending dependent operations?
> Like xor->callback->copy->callback->xor->callback?

No, the callback field is reserved for clients of the api.  What you want is:


Where cleanupT is the Talitos descriptor cleanup routine and cleanupF
is from fsldma.  The assumption is that the interrupt kicks the
cleanup routine and that calls dma_run_dependencies().


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