Re: [PATCH v12 0/6] iommu/dma: s390 DMA API conversion and optimized IOTLB flushing

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On Wed, Sep 27, 2023 at 05:24:20PM +0200, Niklas Schnelle wrote:

> Ok, another update. On trying it out again this problem actually also
> occurs when applying this v12 on top of v6.6-rc3 too. Also I guess
> unlike my prior thinking it probably doesn't occur with
> iommu.forcedac=1 since that still allows IOVAs below 4 GiB and we might
> be the only ones who don't support those. From my point of view this
> sounds like a mlx5_core issue they really should call
> dma_set_mask_and_coherent() before their first call to
> dma_alloc_coherent() not after. So I guess I'll send a v13 of this
> series rebased on iommu/core and with an additional mlx5 patch and then
> let's hope we can get that merged in a way that doesn't leave us with
> broken ConnectX VFs for too long.

Yes, OK. It definitely sounds wrong that mlx5 is doing dma allocations before
setting it's dma_set_mask_and_coherent(). Please link to this thread
and we can get Leon or Saeed to ack it for Joerg.

(though wondering why s390 is the only case that ever hit this?)


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