[Intel-gfx] [RFC 0/2] drm/i915/ttm: Evict and store of compressed object
nirmoy.das at linux.intel.com
Mon Feb 7 14:49:39 UTC 2022
Thanks for the clarification, Ram!
On 07/02/2022 14:53, Ramalingam C wrote:
> On 2022-02-07 at 12:41:59 +0100, Christian König wrote:
>> Am 07.02.22 um 10:37 schrieb Ramalingam C:
>>> On flat-ccs capable platform we need to evict and resore the ccs data
>>> along with the corresponding main memory.
>>> This ccs data can only be access through BLT engine through a special
>>> cmd ( )
>>> To support above requirement of flat-ccs enabled i915 platforms this
>>> series adds new param called ccs_pages_needed to the ttm_tt_init(),
>>> to increase the ttm_tt->num_pages of system memory when the obj has the
>>> lmem placement possibility.
>> Well question is why isn't the buffer object allocated with the extra space
>> in the first place?
> Hi Christian,
> On Xe-HP and later devices, we use dedicated compression control state (CCS)
> stored in local memory for each surface, to support the 3D and media
> compression formats.
> The memory required for the CCS of the entire local memory is 1/256 of the
> local memory size. So before the kernel boot, the required memory is reserved
> for the CCS data and a secure register will be programmed with the CCS base
> So when we allocate a object in local memory we dont need to explicitly
> allocate the space for ccs data. But when we evict the obj into the smem
> to hold the compression related data along with the obj we need smem
> space of obj_size + (obj_size/256).
> Hence when we create smem for an obj with lmem placement possibility we
> create with the extra space.
>>> This will be on top of the flat-ccs enabling series
>>> For more about flat-ccs feature please have a look at
>>> Testing of the series is WIP and looking forward for the early review on
>>> the amendment to ttm_tt_init and the approach.
>>> Ramalingam C (2):
>>> drm/i915/ttm: Add extra pages for handling ccs data
>>> drm/i915/migrate: Evict and restore the ccs data
>>> drivers/gpu/drm/drm_gem_vram_helper.c | 2 +-
>>> drivers/gpu/drm/i915/gem/i915_gem_ttm.c | 23 +-
>>> drivers/gpu/drm/i915/gt/intel_migrate.c | 283 +++++++++++----------
>>> drivers/gpu/drm/qxl/qxl_ttm.c | 2 +-
>>> drivers/gpu/drm/ttm/ttm_agp_backend.c | 2 +-
>>> drivers/gpu/drm/ttm/ttm_tt.c | 12 +-
>>> drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_ttm_buffer.c | 2 +-
>>> include/drm/ttm/ttm_tt.h | 4 +-
>>> 8 files changed, 191 insertions(+), 139 deletions(-)
More information about the Intel-gfx