[PATCH 1/2] drm: add cache support for arm64
robdclark at chromium.org
Tue Aug 6 16:26:16 UTC 2019
On Tue, Aug 6, 2019 at 9:23 AM Rob Clark <robdclark at chromium.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 6, 2019 at 8:50 AM Christoph Hellwig <hch at lst.de> wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 06, 2019 at 07:11:41AM -0700, Rob Clark wrote:
> > > Agreed that drm_cflush_* isn't a great API. In this particular case
> > > (IIUC), I need wb+inv so that there aren't dirty cache lines that drop
> > > out to memory later, and so that I don't get a cache hit on
> > > uncached/wc mmap'ing.
> > So what is the use case here? Allocate pages using the page allocator
> > (or CMA for that matter), and then mmaping them to userspace and never
> > touching them again from the kernel?
> Currently, it is pages coming from tmpfs. Ideally we want pages that
> are swappable when unpinned.
to be more specific, pages come from
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