[PATCH v2 3/4] drm/ttm, drm/vmwgfx: Correctly support support AMD memory encryption
daniel at ffwll.ch
Wed Sep 4 11:43:56 UTC 2019
On Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 12:38 PM Thomas Hellström (VMware)
<thomas_os at shipmail.org> wrote:
> On 9/4/19 9:53 AM, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 8:49 AM Thomas Hellström (VMware)
> > <thomas_os at shipmail.org> wrote:
> >> On 9/4/19 1:15 AM, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> >>> But, reading this, I have more questions:
> >>> Can’t you get rid of cvma by using vmf_insert_pfn_prot()?
> >> It looks like that, although there are comments in the code about
> >> serious performance problems using VM_PFNMAP / vmf_insert_pfn() with
> >> write-combining and PAT, so that would require some serious testing with
> >> hardware I don't have. But I guess there is definitely room for
> >> improvement here. Ideally we'd like to be able to change the
> >> vma->vm_page_prot within fault(). But we can
> > Just a quick comment on this: It's the repeated (per-pfn/pte) lookup
> > of the PAT tables, which are dead slow. If you have a struct
> > io_mapping then that can be done once, and then just blindly inserted.
> > See remap_io_mapping in i915.
> > -Daniel
> Thanks, Daniel.
> Indeed looks a lot like remap_pfn_range(), but usable at fault time?
Yeah we call it from our fault handler. It's essentially vm_insert_pfn
except the pat track isn't there, but instead relies on the pat
tracking io_mapping has done already.
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