[PATCH RESEND v3 0/2] tpm_tis_spi: Use DMA-safe memory
jarkko.sakkinen at linux.intel.com
Wed Sep 6 12:54:58 UTC 2017
On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 06:58:17PM +0200, Alexander Steffen wrote:
> The documentation says that DMA-safe memory is required for SPI transfers.
> The I/O buffers passed in by the caller can be allocated anywhere,
> including on the stack, which is not DMA-safe. So the data needs to be
> copied to separate, DMA-safe buffers.
> We did not see any DMA-related issues on our test systems, even without
> DMA-safe buffers. But this might simply be due to the fact that the SPI
> transfer size is rather small, so our systems do not bother to set up DMA
> transfers. Other systems might do so.
> - Updated commit message with more explanations.
> - Split into two patches, one for making the buffers DMA-safe and another
> for using only a single buffer.
> Alexander Steffen (2):
> tpm_tis_spi: Use DMA-safe memory for SPI transfers
> tpm_tis_spi: Use a single buffer for SPI transfers
> drivers/char/tpm/tpm_tis_spi.c | 32 ++++++++++++++++++--------------
> 1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
Applied to my bleeding edge master brach for more convenient testing.
Have not yet applied to my next branch.
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