Re: [PATCH 2/2] dma-debug: Update DMA debug API to better handlemultiple mappings of a buffer

From: Shuah Khan
Date: Tue Mar 19 2013 - 16:30:36 EST

On Mon, 2013-03-18 at 15:12 -0700, Alexander Duyck wrote:
> There were reports of the igb driver unmapping buffers without calling
> dma_mapping_error. On closer inspection issues were found in the DMA debug
> API and how it handled multiple mappings of the same buffer.
> The issue I found is the fact that the debug_dma_mapping_error would only set
> the map_err_type to MAP_ERR_CHECKED in the case that the was only one match
> for device and device address. However in the case of non-IOMMU, multiple
> addresses existed and as a result it was not setting this field once a
> second mapping was instantiated. I have resolved this by changing the search
> so that it instead will now set MAP_ERR_CHECKED on the first buffer that
> matches the device and DMA address that is currently in the state
> A secondary side effect of this patch is that in the case of multiple buffers
> using the same address only the last mapping will have a valid map_err_type.
> The previous mappings will all end up with map_err_type set to
> MAP_ERR_CHECKED because of the dma_mapping_error call in debug_dma_map_page.
> However this behavior may be preferable as it means you will likely only see
> one real error per multi-mapped buffer, versus the current behavior of
> multiple false errors mer multi-mapped buffer.
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@xxxxxxxxx>
> ---

Looks good. Tested it as well.

Reviewed-by: shuah.khan@xxxxxx
Tested-by: shuah.khan@xxxxxx

Thanks for finding and fixing the problem.

-- Shuah

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