Re: Question about PCI I/O space in ARM64

From: Catalin Marinas
Date: Wed Mar 23 2016 - 06:19:03 EST

On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 11:12:41AM +0800, Kefeng Wang wrote:
> If no pci, the PCI I/O space(16M) is mapped into an irrelevant mem space(right ?),

No. It is not mapped at all.

> not a right IO space,
> that is, no one call pci_remap_iospace() to remap the memory mapped I/O space, once driver
> like f71805f loaded, write value to IO space(see f71805f_init->f71805f_find->superio_enter->outb),
> we met following oops,
> ------------------------
> Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address ffffffbffee0002e
> pgd = ffffffc1d68d4000
> [ffffffbffee0002e] *pgd=0000000000000000, *pud=0000000000000000
> Internal error: Oops: 94000046 [#1] PREEMPT SMP
> Modules linked in: f71805f(+) hwmon
> CPU: 3 PID: 1659 Comm: insmod Not tainted 4.5.0+ #88
> Hardware name: linux,dummy-virt (DT)
> task: ffffffc1f6665400 ti: ffffffc1d6418000 task.ti: ffffffc1d6418000
> PC is at f71805f_find+0x6c/0x358 [f71805f]
> ------------------------

That's caused by not having a mapped PCI I/O space.

> I am not clear about PCI I/O, but if this is indeed a bug, how to solve this issue,
> any advice will be appreciated.

You need a PCI host controller driver (e.g.
drivers/pci/host/pci-host-generic.c) and corresponding bindings in DT or