[PATCH 5/6] dma-mapping: support fsl-mc bus

Christoph Hellwig hch at lst.de
Tue Mar 6 05:39:38 AEDT 2018

On Mon, Mar 05, 2018 at 03:48:32PM +0000, Robin Murphy wrote:
> Unfortunately for us, fsl-mc is conceptually rather like PCI in that it's 
> software-discoverable and the only thing described in DT is the bus "host", 
> thus we need the same sort of thing as for PCI to map from the child 
> devices back to the bus root in order to find the appropriate firmware 
> node. Worse than PCI, though, we wouldn't even have the option of 
> describing child devices statically in firmware at all, since it's actually 
> one of these runtime-configurable "build your own network accelerator" 
> hardware pools where userspace gets to create and destroy "devices" as it 
> likes.

I really hate the PCI special case just as much.  Maybe we just
need a dma_configure method on the bus, and move PCI as well as fsl-mc
to it.

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