Re: [PATCH] iommu/amd: Fix amd_iommu_detect() (does not fix any issues).

From: Jerome Glisse
Date: Mon Oct 26 2015 - 20:48:04 EST

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 12:07:17PM -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 06:13:03PM -0400, j.glisse@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > From: Jérôme Glisse <jglisse@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >
> > Fix amd_iommu_detect() to return positive value on success, like
> > intended, and not zero. This will not change anything in the end
> > as AMD IOMMU disable swiotlb and properly associate itself with
> Not sure how it disables SWIOTLB? The AMD Vi does not seem to
> change 'swiotlb'. While 'gart_iommu_init' does. Did you mean
> the AMD GART code?

So this is convoluted and painfull, each i look back at that it takes
me time to figure out of thing happen. Basicly amd_iommu_init_dma_ops()
will replace dma_ops to no_mmu unless passthrough, and when the AMD
iommu associate itself with each device it will set the archdata.dma_ops
again this unbind the default of swiotlb that is initialize before

> > devices even if detect() doesn't return a positive value.
> Returning positive will mean that the pci_iommu_alloc will stop
> processing _all_ other IOMMUs.
> While returning 0 will let it detect the other IOMMUs.

No see the IOMMU_FINISH_IF_DETECTED flags in pci_iommu_alloc().
Which is not set for AMD hence my patch should not change anything
it (AFAICT and from testing but i do not have all AMD hw the ever

So i am just making the detect function do what the API doc says it
should do. See line 72 to 80 of : arch/x86/include/asm/iommu_table.h

> Granted on an AMD machine there can be two 'IOMMU's - the GART
> and the AMD Vi. The detection is always to call gart_iommu_hole_init
> first, then amd_iommu_detect.
> I presume if there was one more type on AMD we would run into trouble.

No because of IOMMU_FINISH_IF_DETECTED flag.

Hope this clarify thing this spagethi mix :)

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