[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] drm/i915: make i915_stolen_to_physical() return phys_addr_t

Ville Syrjälä ville.syrjala at linux.intel.com
Fri Jan 27 14:38:47 UTC 2017

On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 02:20:52PM +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 03:59:19PM +0200, Ville Syrjälä wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 06:19:07PM -0200, Paulo Zanoni wrote:
> > > The i915_stolen_to_physical() function has 'unsigned long' as its
> > > return type but it returns the 'base' variable, which is of type
> > > 'u32'. The only place where this function is called assigns the
> > > returned value to dev_priv->mm.stolen_base, which is of type
> > > 'phys_addr_t'. The return value is actually a physical address and
> > > everything else in the stolen memory code seems to be using
> > > phys_addr_t, so fix i915_stolen_to_physical() to use phys_addr_t.
> > 
> > Size of phys_addr_t depends on PAE no? So what if someone were to boot
> > a !PAE kernel on a machine where stolen lives somewhere >4GiB?
> dma_addr_t should be correct there, right? And in effect we do regard
> this as only dma accessible, so the white lie would have some nice
> semantic benefits.

        def_bool y
        depends on X86_64 || X86_PAE

        def_bool y
        depends on X86_64 || HIGHMEM64G

So looks like the size of dma_addr_t also depends on the config.

Ville Syrjälä
Intel OTC

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