[PATCH 01/25] drm/i915: Unconditionally flush any chipset buffers before execbuf

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Wed Aug 17 11:58:20 UTC 2016

If userspace is asynchronously streaming into the batch or other
execobjects, we may not flush those writes along with a change in cache
domain (as there is no change). Therefore those writes may end up in
internal chipset buffers and not visible to the GPU upon execution. We
must issue a flush command or otherwise we encounter incoherency in the
batchbuffers and the GPU executing invalid commands (i.e. hanging) quite

Bugzilla: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=90841
Fixes: 1816f9236303 ("drm/i915: Support creation of unbound wc user...")
Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
Cc: Akash Goel <akash.goel at intel.com>
Cc: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter at ffwll.ch>
Cc: Tvrtko Ursulin <tvrtko.ursulin at linux.intel.com>
Tested-by: Matti Hämäläinen <ccr at tnsp.org>
Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_execbuffer.c | 13 +++----------
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_execbuffer.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_execbuffer.c
index 699315304748..bce587abc601 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_execbuffer.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_execbuffer.c
@@ -1015,8 +1015,6 @@ i915_gem_execbuffer_move_to_gpu(struct drm_i915_gem_request *req,
 	const unsigned int other_rings = eb_other_engines(req);
 	struct i915_vma *vma;
-	uint32_t flush_domains = 0;
-	bool flush_chipset = false;
 	int ret;
 	list_for_each_entry(vma, vmas, exec_list) {
@@ -1029,16 +1027,11 @@ i915_gem_execbuffer_move_to_gpu(struct drm_i915_gem_request *req,
 		if (obj->base.write_domain & I915_GEM_DOMAIN_CPU)
-			flush_chipset |= i915_gem_clflush_object(obj, false);
-		flush_domains |= obj->base.write_domain;
+			i915_gem_clflush_object(obj, false);
-	if (flush_chipset)
-		i915_gem_chipset_flush(req->engine->i915);
-	if (flush_domains & I915_GEM_DOMAIN_GTT)
-		wmb();
+	/* Unconditionally flush any chipset caches (for streaming writes). */
+	i915_gem_chipset_flush(req->engine->i915);
 	/* Unconditionally invalidate GPU caches and TLBs. */
 	return req->engine->emit_flush(req, EMIT_INVALIDATE);

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