Re: [RFC PATCH v2 2/2] soc: renesas: Add L2 cache management for RZ/Five SoC
From: Lad, Prabhakar
Date: Wed Oct 05 2022 - 08:54:18 EST
On Wed, Oct 5, 2022 at 2:29 AM Guo Ren <guoren@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 4, 2022 at 6:32 AM Prabhakar <prabhakar.csengg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > From: Lad Prabhakar <prabhakar.mahadev-lad.rj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > On the AX45MP core, cache coherency is a specification option so it may
> > not be supported. In this case DMA will fail. As a workaround, firstly we
> > allocate a global dma coherent pool from which DMA allocations are taken
> > and marked as non-cacheable + bufferable using the PMA region as specified
> > in the device tree. Synchronization callbacks are implemented to
> > synchronize when doing DMA transactions.
> > The Andes AX45MP core has a Programmable Physical Memory Attributes (PMA)
> > block that allows dynamic adjustment of memory attributes in the runtime.
> > It contains a configurable amount of PMA entries implemented as CSR
> > registers to control the attributes of memory locations in interest.
> > Below are the memory attributes supported:
> > * Device, Non-bufferable
> > * Device, bufferable
> > * Memory, Non-cacheable, Non-bufferable
> > * Memory, Non-cacheable, Bufferable
> > * Memory, Write-back, No-allocate
> > * Memory, Write-back, Read-allocate
> > * Memory, Write-back, Write-allocate
> > * Memory, Write-back, Read and Write-allocate
> Seems Svpbmt's PMA, IO, and NC wouldn't fit your requirements, could
> give a map list of the types of Svpbmt? And give out what you needed,
> but Svpbmt can't.
Sorry I didn't get what you meant here, could you please elaborate.
> Here is the Linux dma type to Svpbmt map:
> PMA -> Normal
> IO -> ioremap, pgprot_noncached
> NC -> pgprot_writecombine
> How about AX45MP?
Svpbmt extension is not supported on AX45MP (reported by