[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] drm/agp/i915: trim stolen space to 32M
jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org
Thu Jul 8 18:52:14 CEST 2010
On Thu, 08 Jul 2010 17:42:19 +0100
Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk> wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Jul 2010 17:37:10 +0100, Simon Farnsworth <simon.farnsworth at onelan.com> wrote:
> > On Thursday 8 July 2010, Jesse Barnes <jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org> wrote:
> > > Some BIOSes will claim a large chunk of stolen space. Unless we
> > > reclaim it, our aperture for remapping buffer objects will be
> > > constrained. So clamp the stolen space to 32M and ignore the rest.
> > >
> > > Fixes https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=15469 among others.
> > >
> > > Adding the ignored stolen memory back into the general pool using the
> > > memory hotplug code is left as an exercise for the reader.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org>
> > FWIW, given how simple the code actually is:
> > Reviewed-by: Simon Farnsworth <simon.farnsworth at onelan.com>
> Heh, you were meant to say:
> "What? Export a magic parameter from intel-gtt.c to indicate how much
> space to remove from the aperture guestimate, but not replace the *broken*
> code in i915_dma.c with an interface from intel-gtt.c to query and control
> the populated GTT more precisely?"
Yeah, that's what this patch does. It'll all be killed by Daniel's AGP
Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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