[Intel-gfx] [PATCH v5 09/35] drm/i915: Force MMIO flips when scheduler enabled

John.C.Harrison at Intel.com John.C.Harrison at Intel.com
Thu Feb 18 14:26:57 UTC 2016

From: John Harrison <John.C.Harrison at Intel.com>

MMIO flips are the preferred mechanism now but more importantly, pipe
based flips cause issues for the scheduler. Specifically, submitting
work to the rings around the side of the scheduler could cause that
work to be lost if the scheduler generates a pre-emption event on that

For: VIZ-1587
Signed-off-by: John Harrison <John.C.Harrison at Intel.com>
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_display.c | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_display.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_display.c
index 6e12ed7..731d20a 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_display.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_display.c
@@ -46,6 +46,7 @@
 #include <linux/dma_remapping.h>
 #include <linux/reservation.h>
 #include <linux/dma-buf.h>
+#include "i915_scheduler.h"
 /* Primary plane formats for gen <= 3 */
 static const uint32_t i8xx_primary_formats[] = {
@@ -11330,6 +11331,8 @@ static bool use_mmio_flip(struct intel_engine_cs *ring,
 		return true;
 	else if (i915.enable_execlists)
 		return true;
+	else if (i915_scheduler_is_enabled(ring->dev))
+		return true;
 	else if (obj->base.dma_buf &&

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