Re: nouveau. swiotlb: coherent allocation failed for device 0000:01:00.0 size=2097152

From: Michel DÃnzer
Date: Tue Dec 19 2017 - 05:39:33 EST

On 2017-12-19 11:37 AM, Michel DÃnzer wrote:
> On 2017-12-18 08:01 PM, Tobias Klausmann wrote:
>> On 12/18/17 7:06 PM, Mike Galbraith wrote:
>>> Greetings,
>>> Kernel bound workloads seem to trigger the below for whatever reason.
>>> ÂÂI only see this when beating up NFS. ÂThere was a kworker wakeup
>>> latency issue, but with a bandaid applied to fix that up, I can still
>>> trigger this.
>> Hi,
>> i have seen this one as well with my system, but i could not find an
>> easy way to trigger it for bisecting purpose. If you can trigger it
>> conveniently, a bisect would be nice!
> I'm seeing this (with the amdgpu and radeon drivers) when restic takes a
> backup, creating memory pressure. I happen to have just finished
> bisecting, the result is:
> 648bc3574716400acc06f99915815f80d9563783 is the first bad commit
> commit 648bc3574716400acc06f99915815f80d9563783
> Author: Christian KÃnig <christian.koenig@xxxxxxx>
> Date: Thu Jul 6 09:59:43 2017 +0200
> drm/ttm: add transparent huge page support for DMA allocations v2
> Try to allocate huge pages when it makes sense.
> v2: fix comment and use ifdef

BTW, I haven't noticed any bad effects other than the dmesg splats, so
maybe it's just noise about transient failures for which there is a
proper fallback in place.

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