path: root/drivers/rpmsg
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authorOhad Ben-Cohen <ohad@wizery.com>2012-05-30 22:01:25 +0300
committerOhad Ben-Cohen <ohad@wizery.com>2012-07-06 00:53:03 +0300
commitb5ab5e24e960b9f780a4cc96815cfd4b0d412720 (patch)
treed07fbf490e03e9e2706c14a9bc24ae4f47b05111 /drivers/rpmsg
parent6db20ea8d85064175c7ef594c433c6c2e6bbab83 (diff)
remoteproc: maintain a generic child device for each rproc
For each registered rproc, maintain a generic remoteproc device whose parent is the low level platform-specific device (commonly a pdev, but it may certainly be any other type of device too). With this in hand, the resulting device hierarchy might then look like: omap-rproc.0 | - remoteproc0 <---- new ! | - virtio0 | - virtio1 | - rpmsg0 | - rpmsg1 | - rpmsg2 Where: - omap-rproc.0 is the low level device that's bound to the driver which invokes rproc_register() - remoteproc0 is the result of this patch, and will be added by the remoteproc framework when rproc_register() is invoked - virtio0 and virtio1 are vdevs that are registered by remoteproc when it realizes that they are supported by the firmware of the physical remote processor represented by omap-rproc.0 - rpmsg0, rpmsg1 and rpmsg2 are rpmsg devices that represent rpmsg channels, and are registerd by the rpmsg bus when it gets notified about their existence Technically, this patch: - changes 'struct rproc' to contain this generic remoteproc.x device - creates a new "remoteproc" type, to which this new generic remoteproc.x device belong to. - adds a super simple enumeration method for the indices of the remoteproc.x devices - updates all dev_* messaging to use the generic remoteproc.x device instead of the low level platform-specific device - updates all dma_* allocations to use the parent of remoteproc.x (where the platform-specific memory pools, most commonly CMA, are to be found) Adding this generic device has several merits: - we can now add remoteproc runtime PM support simply by hooking onto the new "remoteproc" type - all remoteproc log messages will now carry a common name prefix instead of having a platform-specific one - having a device as part of the rproc struct makes it possible to simplify refcounting (see subsequent patch) Thanks to Stephen Boyd <sboyd@codeaurora.org> for suggesting and discussing these ideas in one of the remoteproc review threads and to Fernando Guzman Lugo <fernando.lugo@ti.com> for trying them out with the (upcoming) runtime PM support for remoteproc. Cc: Fernando Guzman Lugo <fernando.lugo@ti.com> Reviewed-by: Stephen Boyd <sboyd@codeaurora.org> Signed-off-by: Ohad Ben-Cohen <ohad@wizery.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/rpmsg')
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/rpmsg/virtio_rpmsg_bus.c b/drivers/rpmsg/virtio_rpmsg_bus.c
index 75506ec2840e..691e52ec48d9 100644
--- a/drivers/rpmsg/virtio_rpmsg_bus.c
+++ b/drivers/rpmsg/virtio_rpmsg_bus.c
@@ -911,7 +911,8 @@ static int rpmsg_probe(struct virtio_device *vdev)
vrp->svq = vqs[1];
/* allocate coherent memory for the buffers */
- bufs_va = dma_alloc_coherent(vdev->dev.parent, RPMSG_TOTAL_BUF_SPACE,
+ bufs_va = dma_alloc_coherent(vdev->dev.parent->parent,
&vrp->bufs_dma, GFP_KERNEL);
if (!bufs_va)
goto vqs_del;

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