[PATCH v3 04/25] drm: armada: fix common struct sg_table related issues

Marek Szyprowski m.szyprowski at samsung.com
Tue May 5 08:45:53 UTC 2020

The Documentation/DMA-API-HOWTO.txt states that dma_map_sg returns the
numer of the created entries in the DMA address space. However the
subsequent calls to dma_sync_sg_for_{device,cpu} and dma_unmap_sg must be
called with the original number of the entries passed to dma_map_sg. The
sg_table->nents in turn holds the result of the dma_map_sg call as stated
in include/linux/scatterlist.h. A common mistake was to ignore a result
of the dma_map_sg function and don't use the sg_table->orig_nents at all.

To avoid such issues, lets use common dma-mapping wrappers operating
directly on the struct sg_table objects and adjust references to the
nents and orig_nents respectively.

Signed-off-by: Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski at samsung.com>
For more information, see '[PATCH v3 00/25] DRM: fix struct sg_table nents
vs. orig_nents misuse' thread: https://lkml.org/lkml/2020/5/5/187
 drivers/gpu/drm/armada/armada_gem.c | 10 +++++-----
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/armada/armada_gem.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/armada/armada_gem.c
index 976685f..5b4f48c 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/armada/armada_gem.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/armada/armada_gem.c
@@ -407,8 +407,8 @@ int armada_gem_pwrite_ioctl(struct drm_device *dev, void *data,
 			sg_set_page(sg, page, PAGE_SIZE, 0);
-		if (dma_map_sg(attach->dev, sgt->sgl, sgt->nents, dir) == 0) {
-			num = sgt->nents;
+		if (dma_map_sgtable(attach->dev, sgt, dir)) {
+			num = count;
 			goto release;
 	} else if (dobj->page) {
@@ -418,7 +418,7 @@ int armada_gem_pwrite_ioctl(struct drm_device *dev, void *data,
 		sg_set_page(sgt->sgl, dobj->page, dobj->obj.size, 0);
-		if (dma_map_sg(attach->dev, sgt->sgl, sgt->nents, dir) == 0)
+		if (dma_map_sgtable(attach->dev, sgt, dir))
 			goto free_table;
 	} else if (dobj->linear) {
 		/* Single contiguous physical region - no struct page */
@@ -449,11 +449,11 @@ static void armada_gem_prime_unmap_dma_buf(struct dma_buf_attachment *attach,
 	int i;
 	if (!dobj->linear)
-		dma_unmap_sg(attach->dev, sgt->sgl, sgt->nents, dir);
+		dma_unmap_sgtable(attach->dev, sgt, dir);
 	if (dobj->obj.filp) {
 		struct scatterlist *sg;
-		for_each_sg(sgt->sgl, sg, sgt->nents, i)
+		for_each_sg(sgt->sgl, sg, sgt->orig_nents, i)

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