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From: Ohad Ben-Cohen <ohad@wizery.com>
To: Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com>
Cc: Suman Anna <s-anna@ti.com>, Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org>,
	Dave Gerlach <d-gerlach@ti.com>, Robert Tivy <rtivy@ti.com>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-omap@vger.kernel.org" <linux-omap@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-arm <linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/2] remoteproc: add support to handle internal memories
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:09:50 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAK=WgbbFxNfn5tUeJn-8NehFXAD+=7UW-WtBf3ZFm1xyomFAfA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20150211205757.GI2531@atomide.com>

On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 10:57 PM, Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com> wrote:
>> > +static int rproc_handle_intmem(struct rproc *rproc, struct fw_rsc_intmem *rsc,
>> > +                              int offset, int avail)
>> > +{
>> ...
>> > +       va = (__force void *)ioremap_nocache(rsc->pa, rsc->len);
>>
>> Back in the days when we developed remoteproc there was a tremendous
>> effort to move away from ioremap when not strictly needed.
>
> The use of ioremap in general is just fine for drivers as long
> as they access a dedicated area to the specific device. Accessing
> random registers and memory in the SoC is what I'm worried about.

Yes, the proposed interface essentially allows exactly this random
access, since the parameters to ioremap would be provided from the
user space (specifically from the resource table contained within the
firmware of the remote processor).

Thanks,
Ohad.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2015-02-12  9:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-09 21:21 [PATCH v3 0/2] couple of generic remoteproc enhancements Suman Anna
2015-01-09 21:21 ` [PATCH v3 1/2] remoteproc: use a flag to detect the presence of IOMMU Suman Anna
2015-03-12  9:04   ` Ohad Ben-Cohen
2015-03-13 23:35     ` Suman Anna
2015-01-09 21:21 ` [PATCH v3 2/2] remoteproc: add support to handle internal memories Suman Anna
2015-02-10 10:10   ` Ohad Ben-Cohen
2015-02-11 20:57     ` Tony Lindgren
2015-02-11 22:28       ` Suman Anna
2015-02-11 22:48         ` Tony Lindgren
2015-02-12  0:01           ` Suman Anna
2015-02-12  0:18             ` Tony Lindgren
2015-02-12  1:07               ` Suman Anna
2015-02-12  9:09       ` Ohad Ben-Cohen [this message]
2015-02-12 20:54         ` Suman Anna
2015-02-13  5:20           ` Ohad Ben-Cohen
2015-02-13 16:13             ` Suman Anna
2015-02-13 18:35               ` Tony Lindgren
2015-01-22 21:52 ` [PATCH v3 0/2] couple of generic remoteproc enhancements Suman Anna
2015-02-03 20:55   ` Suman Anna
2015-02-05 15:11     ` Ohad Ben-Cohen

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