[PATCH 47/55] drm/i915: Allocate rings from stolen

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Sat Aug 13 08:49:35 UTC 2016

If we have stolen available, make use of it for ringbuffer allocation.
Previously this was restricted to !llc platforms, as writing to stolen
requires a GGTT mapping - but now that we have partial mappable support,
the mappable aperture isn't quite so precious so we can use it more
freely and ringbuffers are a good user for the otherwise wasted stolen.

Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c | 6 ++----
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c
index a96a470dfe03..5a5412f3db46 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c
@@ -1949,10 +1949,8 @@ intel_ring_create_vma(struct drm_i915_private *dev_priv, int size)
 	struct drm_i915_gem_object *obj;
 	struct i915_vma *vma;
-	obj = ERR_PTR(-ENODEV);
-	if (!HAS_LLC(dev_priv))
-		obj = i915_gem_object_create_stolen(&dev_priv->drm, size);
-	if (IS_ERR(obj))
+	obj = i915_gem_object_create_stolen(&dev_priv->drm, size);
+	if (obj == NULL)
 		obj = i915_gem_object_create(&dev_priv->drm, size);
 	if (IS_ERR(obj))
 		return ERR_CAST(obj);

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