[PATCH] drm/amd: work around llvm bug #42576

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Fri Jul 12 09:34:57 UTC 2019

Code in the amdgpu driver triggers a bug when using clang to build
an arm64 kernel:

/tmp/sdma_v4_0-f95fd3.s: Assembler messages:
/tmp/sdma_v4_0-f95fd3.s:44: Error: selected processor does not support `bfc w0,#1,#5'

I expect this to be fixed in llvm soon, but we can also work around
it by inserting a barrier() that prevents the optimization.

Link: https://bugs.llvm.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42576
Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
Sending this for completeness, please decide for yourselves whether to
apply it or not, given that it's a trivial workaround but probably not
needed in the long run.
 drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/sdma_v4_0.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/sdma_v4_0.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/sdma_v4_0.c
index 4428018672d3..154416a626df 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/sdma_v4_0.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/sdma_v4_0.c
@@ -773,6 +773,7 @@ static uint32_t sdma_v4_0_rb_cntl(struct amdgpu_ring *ring, uint32_t rb_cntl)
 	/* Set ring buffer size in dwords */
 	uint32_t rb_bufsz = order_base_2(ring->ring_size / 4);
+	barrier(); /* work around https://bugs.llvm.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42576 */
 	rb_cntl = REG_SET_FIELD(rb_cntl, SDMA0_GFX_RB_CNTL, RB_SIZE, rb_bufsz);
 #ifdef __BIG_ENDIAN
 	rb_cntl = REG_SET_FIELD(rb_cntl, SDMA0_GFX_RB_CNTL, RB_SWAP_ENABLE, 1);

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