[-next,03/18] drm/vmwgfx: Adapt execbuf to the new validation api
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Message ID 20180926161839.4549-3-thellstrom@vmware.com
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  • [-next,01/18] drm/vmwgfx: Add a validation module v2
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Thomas Hellstrom Sept. 26, 2018, 4:18 p.m. UTC
Strip the old execbuf validation functionality and use the new API instead.
Also use the new API for a now removed execbuf function that was called
from the kms code.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Hellstrom <thellstrom@vmware.com>
Reviewed-by: Sinclair Yeh <syeh@vmware.com>
---
 drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_drv.h     |  65 ++-
 drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_execbuf.c | 885 +++++++++++---------------------
 drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_kms.c     |   4 +-
 3 files changed, 360 insertions(+), 594 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_drv.h b/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_drv.h
index f1a5de351d80..5ff50972c3a1 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_drv.h
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_drv.h
@@ -28,6 +28,7 @@ 
 #ifndef _VMWGFX_DRV_H_
 #define _VMWGFX_DRV_H_
 
+#include "vmwgfx_validation.h"
 #include "vmwgfx_reg.h"
 #include <drm/drmP.h>
 #include <drm/vmwgfx_drm.h>
@@ -207,26 +208,27 @@  struct vmw_fifo_state {
 struct vmw_relocation {
 	SVGAMobId *mob_loc;
 	SVGAGuestPtr *location;
-	uint32_t index;
+	struct vmw_buffer_object *vbo;
 };
 
 /**
  * struct vmw_res_cache_entry - resource information cache entry
- *
+ * @handle: User-space handle of a resource.
+ * @res: Non-ref-counted pointer to the resource.
+ * @valid_handle: Whether the @handle member is valid.
  * @valid: Whether the entry is valid, which also implies that the execbuf
  * code holds a reference to the resource, and it's placed on the
  * validation list.
- * @handle: User-space handle of a resource.
- * @res: Non-ref-counted pointer to the resource.
  *
  * Used to avoid frequent repeated user-space handle lookups of the
  * same resource.
  */
 struct vmw_res_cache_entry {
-	bool valid;
 	uint32_t handle;
 	struct vmw_resource *res;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *node;
+	void *private;
+	unsigned short valid_handle;
+	unsigned short valid;
 };
 
 /**
@@ -291,21 +293,52 @@  enum vmw_display_unit_type {
 	vmw_du_screen_target
 };
 
+struct vmw_validation_context;
+struct vmw_ctx_validation_info;
 
+/**
+ * struct vmw_sw_context - Command submission context
+ * @res_ht: Pointer hash table used to find validation duplicates
+ * @kernel: Whether the command buffer originates from kernel code rather
+ * than from user-space
+ * @fp: If @kernel is false, points to the file of the client. Otherwise
+ * NULL
+ * @relocs: Array of buffer object relocations
+ * @cur_reloc: Cursor pointing to the current relocation
+ * @cmd_bounce: Command bounce buffer used for command validation before
+ * copying to fifo space
+ * @cmd_bounce_size: Current command bounce buffer size
+ * @cur_query_bo: Current buffer object used as query result buffer
+ * @res_relocations: List of resource relocations
+ * @buf_start: Pointer to start of memory where command validation takes
+ * place
+ * @res_cache: Cache of recently looked up resources
+ * @last_query_ctx: Last context that submitted a query
+ * @needs_post_query_barrier: Whether a query barrier is needed after
+ * command submission
+ * @error_resource: Pointer to hold a reference to the resource causing
+ * an error
+ * @staged_bindings: Cached per-context binding tracker
+ * @staged_bindings_inuse: Whether the cached per-context binding tracker
+ * is in use
+ * @staged_cmd_res: List of staged command buffer managed resources in this
+ * command buffer
+ * @ctx_list: List of context resources referenced in this command buffer
+ * @dx_ctx_node: Validation metadata of the current DX context
+ * @dx_query_mob: The MOB used for DX queries
+ * @dx_query_ctx: The DX context used for the last DX query
+ * @man: Pointer to the command buffer managed resource manager
+ * @ctx: The validation context
+ */
 struct vmw_sw_context{
 	struct drm_open_hash res_ht;
 	bool res_ht_initialized;
-	bool kernel; /**< is the called made from the kernel */
+	bool kernel;
 	struct vmw_fpriv *fp;
-	struct list_head validate_nodes;
 	struct vmw_relocation relocs[VMWGFX_MAX_RELOCATIONS];
 	uint32_t cur_reloc;
-	struct vmw_validate_buffer val_bufs[VMWGFX_MAX_VALIDATIONS];
-	uint32_t cur_val_buf;
 	uint32_t *cmd_bounce;
 	uint32_t cmd_bounce_size;
-	struct list_head resource_list;
-	struct list_head ctx_resource_list; /* For contexts and cotables */
 	struct vmw_buffer_object *cur_query_bo;
 	struct list_head res_relocations;
 	uint32_t *buf_start;
@@ -316,10 +349,12 @@  struct vmw_sw_context{
 	struct vmw_ctx_binding_state *staged_bindings;
 	bool staged_bindings_inuse;
 	struct list_head staged_cmd_res;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *dx_ctx_node;
+	struct list_head ctx_list;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *dx_ctx_node;
 	struct vmw_buffer_object *dx_query_mob;
 	struct vmw_resource *dx_query_ctx;
 	struct vmw_cmdbuf_res_manager *man;
+	struct vmw_validation_context *ctx;
 };
 
 struct vmw_legacy_display;
@@ -864,10 +899,6 @@  extern void vmw_execbuf_copy_fence_user(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 					uint32_t fence_handle,
 					int32_t out_fence_fd,
 					struct sync_file *sync_file);
-extern int vmw_validate_single_buffer(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
-				      struct ttm_buffer_object *bo,
-				      bool interruptible,
-				      bool validate_as_mob);
 bool vmw_cmd_describe(const void *buf, u32 *size, char const **cmd);
 
 /**
diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_execbuf.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_execbuf.c
index cfc87313a431..85821a5b227c 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_execbuf.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_execbuf.c
@@ -69,35 +69,18 @@  struct vmw_resource_relocation {
 	enum vmw_resource_relocation_type rel_type:3;
 };
 
-/**
- * struct vmw_resource_val_node - Validation info for resources
- *
- * @head: List head for the software context's resource list.
- * @hash: Hash entry for quick resouce to val_node lookup.
- * @res: Ref-counted pointer to the resource.
- * @switch_backup: Boolean whether to switch backup buffer on unreserve.
- * @new_backup: Refcounted pointer to the new backup buffer.
- * @staged_bindings: If @res is a context, tracks bindings set up during
- * the command batch. Otherwise NULL.
- * @new_backup_offset: New backup buffer offset if @new_backup is non-NUll.
- * @first_usage: Set to true the first time the resource is referenced in
- * the command stream.
- * @switching_backup: The command stream provides a new backup buffer for a
- * resource.
- * @no_buffer_needed: This means @switching_backup is true on first buffer
- * reference. So resource reservation does not need to allocate a backup
- * buffer for the resource.
+/*
+ * struct vmw_ctx_validation_info - Extra validation metadata for contexts
+ * @head: List head of context list
+ * @ctx: The context resource
+ * @cur: The context's persistent binding state
+ * @staged: The binding state changes of this command buffer
  */
-struct vmw_resource_val_node {
+struct vmw_ctx_validation_info {
 	struct list_head head;
-	struct drm_hash_item hash;
-	struct vmw_resource *res;
-	struct vmw_buffer_object *new_backup;
-	struct vmw_ctx_binding_state *staged_bindings;
-	unsigned long new_backup_offset;
-	u32 first_usage : 1;
-	u32 switching_backup : 1;
-	u32 no_buffer_needed : 1;
+	struct vmw_resource *ctx;
+	struct vmw_ctx_binding_state *cur;
+	struct vmw_ctx_binding_state *staged;
 };
 
 /**
@@ -127,10 +110,6 @@  static int vmw_translate_mob_ptr(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				 struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				 SVGAMobId *id,
 				 struct vmw_buffer_object **vmw_bo_p);
-static int vmw_bo_to_validate_list(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
-				   struct vmw_buffer_object *vbo,
-				   bool validate_as_mob,
-				   uint32_t *p_val_node);
 /**
  * vmw_ptr_diff - Compute the offset from a to b in bytes
  *
@@ -145,65 +124,55 @@  static size_t vmw_ptr_diff(void *a, void *b)
 }
 
 /**
- * vmw_resources_unreserve - unreserve resources previously reserved for
- * command submission.
- *
- * @sw_context: pointer to the software context
- * @backoff: Whether command submission failed.
+ * vmw_execbuf_bindings_commit - Commit modified binding state
+ * @sw_context: The command submission context
+ * @backoff: Whether this is part of the error path and binding state
+ * changes should be ignored
  */
-static void vmw_resources_unreserve(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
-				    bool backoff)
+static void vmw_execbuf_bindings_commit(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
+					bool backoff)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *val;
-	struct list_head *list = &sw_context->resource_list;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *entry, *next;
 
-	if (sw_context->dx_query_mob && !backoff)
-		vmw_context_bind_dx_query(sw_context->dx_query_ctx,
-					  sw_context->dx_query_mob);
+	list_for_each_entry_safe(entry, next, &sw_context->ctx_list, head) {
+		list_del(&entry->head);
 
-	list_for_each_entry(val, list, head) {
-		struct vmw_resource *res = val->res;
-		bool switch_backup =
-			(backoff) ? false : val->switching_backup;
-
-		/*
-		 * Transfer staged context bindings to the
-		 * persistent context binding tracker.
-		 */
-		if (unlikely(val->staged_bindings)) {
-			if (!backoff) {
-				vmw_binding_state_commit
-					(vmw_context_binding_state(val->res),
-					 val->staged_bindings);
-			}
-
-			if (val->staged_bindings != sw_context->staged_bindings)
-				vmw_binding_state_free(val->staged_bindings);
-			else
-				sw_context->staged_bindings_inuse = false;
-			val->staged_bindings = NULL;
-		}
-		vmw_resource_unreserve(res, switch_backup, val->new_backup,
-				       val->new_backup_offset);
-		vmw_bo_unreference(&val->new_backup);
+		if (!backoff)
+			vmw_binding_state_commit(entry->cur, entry->staged);
+		if (entry->staged != sw_context->staged_bindings)
+			vmw_binding_state_free(entry->staged);
+		else
+			sw_context->staged_bindings_inuse = false;
 	}
 }
 
+/**
+ * vmw_bind_dx_query_mob - Bind the DX query MOB if referenced
+ * @sw_context: The command submission context
+ */
+static void vmw_bind_dx_query_mob(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context)
+{
+	if (sw_context->dx_query_mob)
+		vmw_context_bind_dx_query(sw_context->dx_query_ctx,
+					  sw_context->dx_query_mob);
+}
+
 /**
  * vmw_cmd_ctx_first_setup - Perform the setup needed when a context is
  * added to the validate list.
  *
  * @dev_priv: Pointer to the device private:
- * @sw_context: The validation context:
- * @node: The validation node holding this context.
+ * @sw_context: The command submission context
+ * @node: The validation node holding the context resource metadata
  */
 static int vmw_cmd_ctx_first_setup(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				   struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
-				   struct vmw_resource_val_node *node)
+				   struct vmw_resource *res,
+				   struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *node)
 {
 	int ret;
 
-	ret = vmw_resource_context_res_add(dev_priv, sw_context, node->res);
+	ret = vmw_resource_context_res_add(dev_priv, sw_context, res);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		goto out_err;
 
@@ -220,19 +189,23 @@  static int vmw_cmd_ctx_first_setup(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	}
 
 	if (sw_context->staged_bindings_inuse) {
-		node->staged_bindings = vmw_binding_state_alloc(dev_priv);
-		if (IS_ERR(node->staged_bindings)) {
+		node->staged = vmw_binding_state_alloc(dev_priv);
+		if (IS_ERR(node->staged)) {
 			DRM_ERROR("Failed to allocate context binding "
 				  "information.\n");
-			ret = PTR_ERR(node->staged_bindings);
-			node->staged_bindings = NULL;
+			ret = PTR_ERR(node->staged);
+			node->staged = NULL;
 			goto out_err;
 		}
 	} else {
-		node->staged_bindings = sw_context->staged_bindings;
+		node->staged = sw_context->staged_bindings;
 		sw_context->staged_bindings_inuse = true;
 	}
 
+	node->ctx = res;
+	node->cur = vmw_context_binding_state(res);
+	list_add_tail(&node->head, &sw_context->ctx_list);
+
 	return 0;
 out_err:
 	return ret;
@@ -248,61 +221,42 @@  static int vmw_cmd_ctx_first_setup(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
  * struct vmw_resource_val_node, if non-NULL on entry.
  */
 static int vmw_resource_val_add(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
-				struct vmw_resource *res,
-				struct vmw_resource_val_node **p_node)
+				struct vmw_resource *res)
 {
 	struct vmw_private *dev_priv = res->dev_priv;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *node;
-	struct drm_hash_item *hash;
 	int ret;
+	enum vmw_res_type res_type = vmw_res_type(res);
+	struct vmw_res_cache_entry *rcache;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_info;
+	bool first_usage;
+	size_t priv_size;
 
-	if (likely(drm_ht_find_item(&sw_context->res_ht, (unsigned long) res,
-				    &hash) == 0)) {
-		node = container_of(hash, struct vmw_resource_val_node, hash);
-		node->first_usage = false;
-		if (unlikely(p_node != NULL))
-			*p_node = node;
-		return 0;
-	}
-
-	node = kzalloc(sizeof(*node), GFP_KERNEL);
-	if (unlikely(!node)) {
-		DRM_ERROR("Failed to allocate a resource validation "
-			  "entry.\n");
-		return -ENOMEM;
-	}
+	/*
+	 * If the resource is a context, set up structures to track
+	 * context bindings.
+	 */
+	priv_size = (res_type == vmw_res_dx_context ||
+		     (res_type == vmw_res_context && dev_priv->has_mob)) ?
+		sizeof(*ctx_info) : 0;
 
-	node->hash.key = (unsigned long) res;
-	ret = drm_ht_insert_item(&sw_context->res_ht, &node->hash);
-	if (unlikely(ret != 0)) {
-		DRM_ERROR("Failed to initialize a resource validation "
-			  "entry.\n");
-		kfree(node);
+	ret = vmw_validation_add_resource(sw_context->ctx, res, priv_size,
+					  (void **)&ctx_info, &first_usage);
+	if (ret)
 		return ret;
-	}
-	node->res = vmw_resource_reference(res);
-	node->first_usage = true;
-	if (unlikely(p_node != NULL))
-		*p_node = node;
 
-	if (!dev_priv->has_mob) {
-		list_add_tail(&node->head, &sw_context->resource_list);
-		return 0;
+	if (priv_size && first_usage) {
+		ret = vmw_cmd_ctx_first_setup(dev_priv, sw_context, res,
+					      ctx_info);
+		if (ret)
+			return ret;
 	}
 
-	switch (vmw_res_type(res)) {
-	case vmw_res_context:
-	case vmw_res_dx_context:
-		list_add(&node->head, &sw_context->ctx_resource_list);
-		ret = vmw_cmd_ctx_first_setup(dev_priv, sw_context, node);
-		break;
-	case vmw_res_cotable:
-		list_add_tail(&node->head, &sw_context->ctx_resource_list);
-		break;
-	default:
-		list_add_tail(&node->head, &sw_context->resource_list);
-		break;
-	}
+	/* Cache info about the last added resource */
+	rcache = &sw_context->res_cache[res_type];
+	rcache->res = res;
+	rcache->private = ctx_info;
+	rcache->valid = 1;
+	rcache->valid_handle = 0;
 
 	return ret;
 }
@@ -325,11 +279,11 @@  static int vmw_view_res_val_add(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 	 * First add the resource the view is pointing to, otherwise
 	 * it may be swapped out when the view is validated.
 	 */
-	ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, vmw_view_srf(view), NULL);
+	ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, vmw_view_srf(view));
 	if (ret)
 		return ret;
 
-	return vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, view, NULL);
+	return vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, view);
 }
 
 /**
@@ -347,7 +301,7 @@  static int vmw_view_res_val_add(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 static int vmw_view_id_val_add(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 			       enum vmw_view_type view_type, u32 id)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
 	struct vmw_resource *view;
 	int ret;
 
@@ -394,7 +348,7 @@  static int vmw_resource_context_res_add(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 			if (IS_ERR(res))
 				continue;
 
-			ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, res, NULL);
+			ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, res);
 			vmw_resource_unreference(&res);
 			if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 				return ret;
@@ -415,8 +369,7 @@  static int vmw_resource_context_res_add(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 		if (vmw_res_type(entry->res) == vmw_res_view)
 			ret = vmw_view_res_val_add(sw_context, entry->res);
 		else
-			ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, entry->res,
-						   NULL);
+			ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, entry->res);
 		vmw_resource_unreference(&res);
 		if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 			break;
@@ -427,9 +380,8 @@  static int vmw_resource_context_res_add(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 
 		dx_query_mob = vmw_context_get_dx_query_mob(ctx);
 		if (dx_query_mob)
-			ret = vmw_bo_to_validate_list(sw_context,
-						      dx_query_mob,
-						      true, NULL);
+			ret = vmw_validation_add_bo(sw_context->ctx,
+						    dx_query_mob, true, false);
 	}
 
 	mutex_unlock(&dev_priv->binding_mutex);
@@ -531,68 +483,6 @@  static int vmw_cmd_ok(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	return 0;
 }
 
-/**
- * vmw_bo_to_validate_list - add a bo to a validate list
- *
- * @sw_context: The software context used for this command submission batch.
- * @bo: The buffer object to add.
- * @validate_as_mob: Validate this buffer as a MOB.
- * @p_val_node: If non-NULL Will be updated with the validate node number
- * on return.
- *
- * Returns -EINVAL if the limit of number of buffer objects per command
- * submission is reached.
- */
-static int vmw_bo_to_validate_list(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
-				   struct vmw_buffer_object *vbo,
-				   bool validate_as_mob,
-				   uint32_t *p_val_node)
-{
-	uint32_t val_node;
-	struct vmw_validate_buffer *vval_buf;
-	struct ttm_validate_buffer *val_buf;
-	struct drm_hash_item *hash;
-	int ret;
-
-	if (likely(drm_ht_find_item(&sw_context->res_ht, (unsigned long) vbo,
-				    &hash) == 0)) {
-		vval_buf = container_of(hash, struct vmw_validate_buffer,
-					hash);
-		if (unlikely(vval_buf->validate_as_mob != validate_as_mob)) {
-			DRM_ERROR("Inconsistent buffer usage.\n");
-			return -EINVAL;
-		}
-		val_buf = &vval_buf->base;
-		val_node = vval_buf - sw_context->val_bufs;
-	} else {
-		val_node = sw_context->cur_val_buf;
-		if (unlikely(val_node >= VMWGFX_MAX_VALIDATIONS)) {
-			DRM_ERROR("Max number of DMA buffers per submission "
-				  "exceeded.\n");
-			return -EINVAL;
-		}
-		vval_buf = &sw_context->val_bufs[val_node];
-		vval_buf->hash.key = (unsigned long) vbo;
-		ret = drm_ht_insert_item(&sw_context->res_ht, &vval_buf->hash);
-		if (unlikely(ret != 0)) {
-			DRM_ERROR("Failed to initialize a buffer validation "
-				  "entry.\n");
-			return ret;
-		}
-		++sw_context->cur_val_buf;
-		val_buf = &vval_buf->base;
-		val_buf->bo = ttm_bo_reference(&vbo->base);
-		val_buf->shared = false;
-		list_add_tail(&val_buf->head, &sw_context->validate_nodes);
-		vval_buf->validate_as_mob = validate_as_mob;
-	}
-
-	if (p_val_node)
-		*p_val_node = val_node;
-
-	return 0;
-}
-
 /**
  * vmw_resources_reserve - Reserve all resources on the sw_context's
  * resource list.
@@ -605,27 +495,11 @@  static int vmw_bo_to_validate_list(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
  */
 static int vmw_resources_reserve(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *val;
-	int ret = 0;
-
-	list_for_each_entry(val, &sw_context->resource_list, head) {
-		struct vmw_resource *res = val->res;
-
-		ret = vmw_resource_reserve(res, true, val->no_buffer_needed);
-		if (unlikely(ret != 0))
-			return ret;
-
-		if (res->backup) {
-			struct vmw_buffer_object *vbo = res->backup;
-
-			ret = vmw_bo_to_validate_list
-				(sw_context, vbo,
-				 vmw_resource_needs_backup(res), NULL);
+	int ret;
 
-			if (unlikely(ret != 0))
-				return ret;
-		}
-	}
+	ret = vmw_validation_res_reserve(sw_context->ctx, true);
+	if (ret)
+		return ret;
 
 	if (sw_context->dx_query_mob) {
 		struct vmw_buffer_object *expected_dx_query_mob;
@@ -641,68 +515,23 @@  static int vmw_resources_reserve(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context)
 	return ret;
 }
 
-/**
- * vmw_resources_validate - Validate all resources on the sw_context's
- * resource list.
- *
- * @sw_context: Pointer to the software context.
- *
- * Before this function is called, all resource backup buffers must have
- * been validated.
- */
-static int vmw_resources_validate(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context)
-{
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *val;
-	int ret;
-
-	list_for_each_entry(val, &sw_context->resource_list, head) {
-		struct vmw_resource *res = val->res;
-		struct vmw_buffer_object *backup = res->backup;
-
-		ret = vmw_resource_validate(res, true);
-		if (unlikely(ret != 0)) {
-			if (ret != -ERESTARTSYS)
-				DRM_ERROR("Failed to validate resource.\n");
-			return ret;
-		}
-
-		/* Check if the resource switched backup buffer */
-		if (backup && res->backup && (backup != res->backup)) {
-			struct vmw_buffer_object *vbo = res->backup;
-
-			ret = vmw_bo_to_validate_list
-				(sw_context, vbo,
-				 vmw_resource_needs_backup(res), NULL);
-			if (ret) {
-				ttm_bo_unreserve(&vbo->base);
-				return ret;
-			}
-		}
-	}
-	return 0;
-}
-
 /**
  * vmw_cmd_res_reloc_add - Add a resource to a software context's
  * relocation- and validation lists.
- *
  * @dev_priv: Pointer to a struct vmw_private identifying the device.
  * @sw_context: Pointer to the software context.
  * @id_loc: Pointer to where the id that needs translation is located.
  * @res: Valid pointer to a struct vmw_resource.
- * @p_val: If non null, a pointer to the struct vmw_resource_validate_node
- * used for this resource is returned here.
+ *
+ *  Return: Zero on success, negative error code on error
  */
 static int vmw_cmd_res_reloc_add(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				 struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				 uint32_t *id_loc,
-				 struct vmw_resource *res,
-				 struct vmw_resource_val_node **p_val)
+				 struct vmw_resource *res)
 {
 	int ret;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *node;
 
-	*p_val = NULL;
 	ret = vmw_resource_relocation_add(&sw_context->res_relocations,
 					  res,
 					  vmw_ptr_diff(sw_context->buf_start,
@@ -711,13 +540,10 @@  static int vmw_cmd_res_reloc_add(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		return ret;
 
-	ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, res, &node);
+	ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, res);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		return ret;
 
-	if (p_val)
-		*p_val = node;
-
 	return 0;
 }
 
@@ -741,17 +567,17 @@  vmw_cmd_res_check(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 		  enum vmw_res_type res_type,
 		  const struct vmw_user_resource_conv *converter,
 		  uint32_t *id_loc,
-		  struct vmw_resource_val_node **p_val)
+		  struct vmw_resource **p_res)
 {
 	struct vmw_res_cache_entry *rcache =
 		&sw_context->res_cache[res_type];
 	struct vmw_resource *res;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *node;
 	int ret;
 
+	if (p_res)
+		*p_res = NULL;
+
 	if (*id_loc == SVGA3D_INVALID_ID) {
-		if (p_val)
-			*p_val = NULL;
 		if (res_type == vmw_res_context) {
 			DRM_ERROR("Illegal context invalid id.\n");
 			return -EINVAL;
@@ -764,12 +590,11 @@  vmw_cmd_res_check(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	 * resource
 	 */
 
-	if (likely(rcache->valid && *id_loc == rcache->handle)) {
-		const struct vmw_resource *res = rcache->res;
+	if (likely(rcache->valid_handle && *id_loc == rcache->handle)) {
+		struct vmw_resource *res = rcache->res;
 
-		rcache->node->first_usage = false;
-		if (p_val)
-			*p_val = rcache->node;
+		if (p_res)
+			*p_res = res;
 
 		return vmw_resource_relocation_add
 			(&sw_context->res_relocations, res,
@@ -789,18 +614,19 @@  vmw_cmd_res_check(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 		return ret;
 	}
 
-	rcache->valid = true;
-	rcache->res = res;
-	rcache->handle = *id_loc;
-
 	ret = vmw_cmd_res_reloc_add(dev_priv, sw_context, id_loc,
-				    res, &node);
+				    res);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		goto out_no_reloc;
 
-	rcache->node = node;
-	if (p_val)
-		*p_val = node;
+	if (p_res)
+		*p_res = res;
+
+	if (rcache->valid && rcache->res == res) {
+		rcache->valid_handle = true;
+		rcache->handle = *id_loc;
+	}
+
 	vmw_resource_unreference(&res);
 	return 0;
 
@@ -861,22 +687,18 @@  static int vmw_rebind_all_dx_query(struct vmw_resource *ctx_res)
  */
 static int vmw_rebind_contexts(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *val;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *val;
 	int ret;
 
-	list_for_each_entry(val, &sw_context->resource_list, head) {
-		if (unlikely(!val->staged_bindings))
-			break;
-
-		ret = vmw_binding_rebind_all
-			(vmw_context_binding_state(val->res));
+	list_for_each_entry(val, &sw_context->ctx_list, head) {
+		ret = vmw_binding_rebind_all(val->cur);
 		if (unlikely(ret != 0)) {
 			if (ret != -ERESTARTSYS)
 				DRM_ERROR("Failed to rebind context.\n");
 			return ret;
 		}
 
-		ret = vmw_rebind_all_dx_query(val->res);
+		ret = vmw_rebind_all_dx_query(val->ctx);
 		if (ret != 0)
 			return ret;
 	}
@@ -903,7 +725,7 @@  static int vmw_view_bindings_add(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				 uint32 view_ids[], u32 num_views,
 				 u32 first_slot)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
 	struct vmw_cmdbuf_res_manager *man;
 	u32 i;
 	int ret;
@@ -933,12 +755,12 @@  static int vmw_view_bindings_add(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				return ret;
 			}
 		}
-		binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->res;
+		binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->ctx;
 		binding.bi.res = view;
 		binding.bi.bt = binding_type;
 		binding.shader_slot = shader_slot;
 		binding.slot = first_slot + i;
-		vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged_bindings, &binding.bi,
+		vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged, &binding.bi,
 				shader_slot, binding.slot);
 		if (view)
 			vmw_resource_unreference(&view);
@@ -971,6 +793,34 @@  static int vmw_cmd_cid_check(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				 user_context_converter, &cmd->cid, NULL);
 }
 
+/**
+ * vmw_execbuf_info_from_res - Get the private validation metadata for a
+ * recently validated resource
+ * @sw_context: Pointer to the command submission context
+ * @res: The resource
+ *
+ * The resource pointed to by @res needs to be present in the command submission
+ * context's resource cache and hence the last resource of that type to be
+ * processed by the validation code.
+ *
+ * Return: a pointer to the private metadata of the resource, or NULL
+ * if it wasn't found
+ */
+static struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *
+vmw_execbuf_info_from_res(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
+			  struct vmw_resource *res)
+{
+	struct vmw_res_cache_entry *rcache =
+		&sw_context->res_cache[vmw_res_type(res)];
+
+	if (rcache->valid && rcache->res == res)
+		return rcache->private;
+
+	WARN_ON_ONCE(true);
+	return NULL;
+}
+
+
 static int vmw_cmd_set_render_target_check(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 					   struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 					   SVGA3dCmdHeader *header)
@@ -979,8 +829,8 @@  static int vmw_cmd_set_render_target_check(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 		SVGA3dCmdHeader header;
 		SVGA3dCmdSetRenderTarget body;
 	} *cmd;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *res_node;
+	struct vmw_resource *ctx;
+	struct vmw_resource *res;
 	int ret;
 
 	cmd = container_of(header, struct vmw_sid_cmd, header);
@@ -993,25 +843,29 @@  static int vmw_cmd_set_render_target_check(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 
 	ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, vmw_res_context,
 				user_context_converter, &cmd->body.cid,
-				&ctx_node);
+				&ctx);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		return ret;
 
 	ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, vmw_res_surface,
 				user_surface_converter,
-				&cmd->body.target.sid, &res_node);
+				&cmd->body.target.sid, &res);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		return ret;
 
 	if (dev_priv->has_mob) {
 		struct vmw_ctx_bindinfo_view binding;
+		struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *node;
 
-		binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->res;
-		binding.bi.res = res_node ? res_node->res : NULL;
+		node = vmw_execbuf_info_from_res(sw_context, ctx);
+		if (!node)
+			return -EINVAL;
+
+		binding.bi.ctx = ctx;
+		binding.bi.res = res;
 		binding.bi.bt = vmw_ctx_binding_rt;
 		binding.slot = cmd->body.type;
-		vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged_bindings,
-				&binding.bi, 0, binding.slot);
+		vmw_binding_add(node->staged, &binding.bi, 0, binding.slot);
 	}
 
 	return 0;
@@ -1171,17 +1025,17 @@  static int vmw_query_bo_switch_prepare(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 
 		if (unlikely(sw_context->cur_query_bo != NULL)) {
 			sw_context->needs_post_query_barrier = true;
-			ret = vmw_bo_to_validate_list(sw_context,
-						      sw_context->cur_query_bo,
-						      dev_priv->has_mob, NULL);
+			ret = vmw_validation_add_bo(sw_context->ctx,
+						    sw_context->cur_query_bo,
+						    dev_priv->has_mob, false);
 			if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 				return ret;
 		}
 		sw_context->cur_query_bo = new_query_bo;
 
-		ret = vmw_bo_to_validate_list(sw_context,
-					      dev_priv->dummy_query_bo,
-					      dev_priv->has_mob, NULL);
+		ret = vmw_validation_add_bo(sw_context->ctx,
+					    dev_priv->dummy_query_bo,
+					    dev_priv->has_mob, false);
 		if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 			return ret;
 
@@ -1306,8 +1160,9 @@  static int vmw_translate_mob_ptr(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	reloc = &sw_context->relocs[sw_context->cur_reloc++];
 	reloc->mob_loc = id;
 	reloc->location = NULL;
+	reloc->vbo = vmw_bo;
 
-	ret = vmw_bo_to_validate_list(sw_context, vmw_bo, true, &reloc->index);
+	ret = vmw_validation_add_bo(sw_context->ctx, vmw_bo, true, false);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		goto out_no_reloc;
 
@@ -1365,8 +1220,9 @@  static int vmw_translate_guest_ptr(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 
 	reloc = &sw_context->relocs[sw_context->cur_reloc++];
 	reloc->location = ptr;
+	reloc->vbo = vmw_bo;
 
-	ret = vmw_bo_to_validate_list(sw_context, vmw_bo, false, &reloc->index);
+	ret = vmw_validation_add_bo(sw_context->ctx, vmw_bo, false, false);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		goto out_no_reloc;
 
@@ -1400,7 +1256,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_define_query(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	} *cmd;
 
 	int    ret;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
 	struct vmw_resource *cotable_res;
 
 
@@ -1415,7 +1271,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_define_query(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	    cmd->q.type >= SVGA3D_QUERYTYPE_MAX)
 		return -EINVAL;
 
-	cotable_res = vmw_context_cotable(ctx_node->res, SVGA_COTABLE_DXQUERY);
+	cotable_res = vmw_context_cotable(ctx_node->ctx, SVGA_COTABLE_DXQUERY);
 	ret = vmw_cotable_notify(cotable_res, cmd->q.queryId);
 	vmw_resource_unreference(&cotable_res);
 
@@ -1462,7 +1318,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_bind_query(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 		return ret;
 
 	sw_context->dx_query_mob = vmw_bo;
-	sw_context->dx_query_ctx = sw_context->dx_ctx_node->res;
+	sw_context->dx_query_ctx = sw_context->dx_ctx_node->ctx;
 
 	vmw_bo_unreference(&vmw_bo);
 
@@ -1837,8 +1693,8 @@  static int vmw_cmd_tex_state(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	  ((unsigned long) header + header->size + sizeof(header));
 	SVGA3dTextureState *cur_state = (SVGA3dTextureState *)
 		((unsigned long) header + sizeof(struct vmw_tex_state_cmd));
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *res_node;
+	struct vmw_resource *ctx;
+	struct vmw_resource *res;
 	int ret;
 
 	cmd = container_of(header, struct vmw_tex_state_cmd,
@@ -1846,7 +1702,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_tex_state(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 
 	ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, vmw_res_context,
 				user_context_converter, &cmd->state.cid,
-				&ctx_node);
+				&ctx);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		return ret;
 
@@ -1862,19 +1718,24 @@  static int vmw_cmd_tex_state(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 
 		ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, vmw_res_surface,
 					user_surface_converter,
-					&cur_state->value, &res_node);
+					&cur_state->value, &res);
 		if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 			return ret;
 
 		if (dev_priv->has_mob) {
 			struct vmw_ctx_bindinfo_tex binding;
+			struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *node;
 
-			binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->res;
-			binding.bi.res = res_node ? res_node->res : NULL;
+			node = vmw_execbuf_info_from_res(sw_context, ctx);
+			if (!node)
+				return -EINVAL;
+
+			binding.bi.ctx = ctx;
+			binding.bi.res = res;
 			binding.bi.bt = vmw_ctx_binding_tex;
 			binding.texture_stage = cur_state->stage;
-			vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged_bindings, &binding.bi,
-					0, binding.texture_stage);
+			vmw_binding_add(node->staged, &binding.bi, 0,
+					binding.texture_stage);
 		}
 	}
 
@@ -1922,24 +1783,25 @@  static int vmw_cmd_check_define_gmrfb(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
  */
 static int vmw_cmd_res_switch_backup(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				     struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
-				     struct vmw_resource_val_node *val_node,
+				     struct vmw_resource *res,
 				     uint32_t *buf_id,
 				     unsigned long backup_offset)
 {
-	struct vmw_buffer_object *dma_buf;
+	struct vmw_buffer_object *vbo;
+	void *info;
 	int ret;
 
-	ret = vmw_translate_mob_ptr(dev_priv, sw_context, buf_id, &dma_buf);
+	info = vmw_execbuf_info_from_res(sw_context, res);
+	if (!info)
+		return -EINVAL;
+
+	ret = vmw_translate_mob_ptr(dev_priv, sw_context, buf_id, &vbo);
 	if (ret)
 		return ret;
 
-	val_node->switching_backup = true;
-	if (val_node->first_usage)
-		val_node->no_buffer_needed = true;
-
-	vmw_bo_unreference(&val_node->new_backup);
-	val_node->new_backup = dma_buf;
-	val_node->new_backup_offset = backup_offset;
+	vmw_validation_res_switch_backup(sw_context->ctx, info, vbo,
+					 backup_offset);
+	vmw_bo_unreference(&vbo);
 
 	return 0;
 }
@@ -1970,15 +1832,15 @@  static int vmw_cmd_switch_backup(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				 uint32_t *buf_id,
 				 unsigned long backup_offset)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *val_node;
+	struct vmw_resource *res;
 	int ret;
 
 	ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, res_type,
-				converter, res_id, &val_node);
+				converter, res_id, &res);
 	if (ret)
 		return ret;
 
-	return vmw_cmd_res_switch_backup(dev_priv, sw_context, val_node,
+	return vmw_cmd_res_switch_backup(dev_priv, sw_context, res,
 					 buf_id, backup_offset);
 }
 
@@ -2170,14 +2032,14 @@  static int vmw_cmd_shader_define(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	} *cmd;
 	int ret;
 	size_t size;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *val;
+	struct vmw_resource *ctx;
 
 	cmd = container_of(header, struct vmw_shader_define_cmd,
 			   header);
 
 	ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, vmw_res_context,
 				user_context_converter, &cmd->body.cid,
-				&val);
+				&ctx);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		return ret;
 
@@ -2186,7 +2048,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_shader_define(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 
 	size = cmd->header.size - sizeof(cmd->body);
 	ret = vmw_compat_shader_add(dev_priv,
-				    vmw_context_res_man(val->res),
+				    vmw_context_res_man(ctx),
 				    cmd->body.shid, cmd + 1,
 				    cmd->body.type, size,
 				    &sw_context->staged_cmd_res);
@@ -2217,21 +2079,21 @@  static int vmw_cmd_shader_destroy(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 		SVGA3dCmdDestroyShader body;
 	} *cmd;
 	int ret;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *val;
+	struct vmw_resource *ctx;
 
 	cmd = container_of(header, struct vmw_shader_destroy_cmd,
 			   header);
 
 	ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, vmw_res_context,
 				user_context_converter, &cmd->body.cid,
-				&val);
+				&ctx);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		return ret;
 
 	if (unlikely(!dev_priv->has_mob))
 		return 0;
 
-	ret = vmw_shader_remove(vmw_context_res_man(val->res),
+	ret = vmw_shader_remove(vmw_context_res_man(ctx),
 				cmd->body.shid,
 				cmd->body.type,
 				&sw_context->staged_cmd_res);
@@ -2261,9 +2123,9 @@  static int vmw_cmd_set_shader(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 		SVGA3dCmdHeader header;
 		SVGA3dCmdSetShader body;
 	} *cmd;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node, *res_node = NULL;
 	struct vmw_ctx_bindinfo_shader binding;
-	struct vmw_resource *res = NULL;
+	struct vmw_resource *ctx, *res = NULL;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_info;
 	int ret;
 
 	cmd = container_of(header, struct vmw_set_shader_cmd,
@@ -2277,7 +2139,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_set_shader(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 
 	ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, vmw_res_context,
 				user_context_converter, &cmd->body.cid,
-				&ctx_node);
+				&ctx);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		return ret;
 
@@ -2285,34 +2147,39 @@  static int vmw_cmd_set_shader(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 		return 0;
 
 	if (cmd->body.shid != SVGA3D_INVALID_ID) {
-		res = vmw_shader_lookup(vmw_context_res_man(ctx_node->res),
+		res = vmw_shader_lookup(vmw_context_res_man(ctx),
 					cmd->body.shid,
 					cmd->body.type);
 
 		if (!IS_ERR(res)) {
+			struct vmw_resource *tmp_res = res;
+
 			ret = vmw_cmd_res_reloc_add(dev_priv, sw_context,
-						    &cmd->body.shid, res,
-						    &res_node);
-			vmw_resource_unreference(&res);
+						    &cmd->body.shid, res);
+			vmw_resource_unreference(&tmp_res);
 			if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 				return ret;
 		}
 	}
 
-	if (!res_node) {
+	if (IS_ERR_OR_NULL(res)) {
 		ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context,
 					vmw_res_shader,
 					user_shader_converter,
-					&cmd->body.shid, &res_node);
+					&cmd->body.shid, &res);
 		if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 			return ret;
 	}
 
-	binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->res;
-	binding.bi.res = res_node ? res_node->res : NULL;
+	ctx_info = vmw_execbuf_info_from_res(sw_context, ctx);
+	if (!ctx_info)
+		return -EINVAL;
+
+	binding.bi.ctx = ctx;
+	binding.bi.res = res;
 	binding.bi.bt = vmw_ctx_binding_shader;
 	binding.shader_slot = cmd->body.type - SVGA3D_SHADERTYPE_MIN;
-	vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged_bindings, &binding.bi,
+	vmw_binding_add(ctx_info->staged, &binding.bi,
 			binding.shader_slot, 0);
 	return 0;
 }
@@ -2393,8 +2260,8 @@  vmw_cmd_dx_set_single_constant_buffer(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 		SVGA3dCmdHeader header;
 		SVGA3dCmdDXSetSingleConstantBuffer body;
 	} *cmd;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *res_node = NULL;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_resource *res = NULL;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
 	struct vmw_ctx_bindinfo_cb binding;
 	int ret;
 
@@ -2406,12 +2273,12 @@  vmw_cmd_dx_set_single_constant_buffer(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	cmd = container_of(header, typeof(*cmd), header);
 	ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, vmw_res_surface,
 				user_surface_converter,
-				&cmd->body.sid, &res_node);
+				&cmd->body.sid, &res);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		return ret;
 
-	binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->res;
-	binding.bi.res = res_node ? res_node->res : NULL;
+	binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->ctx;
+	binding.bi.res = res;
 	binding.bi.bt = vmw_ctx_binding_cb;
 	binding.shader_slot = cmd->body.type - SVGA3D_SHADERTYPE_MIN;
 	binding.offset = cmd->body.offsetInBytes;
@@ -2426,7 +2293,7 @@  vmw_cmd_dx_set_single_constant_buffer(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 		return -EINVAL;
 	}
 
-	vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged_bindings, &binding.bi,
+	vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged, &binding.bi,
 			binding.shader_slot, binding.slot);
 
 	return 0;
@@ -2482,7 +2349,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_set_shader(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 		SVGA3dCmdDXSetShader body;
 	} *cmd;
 	struct vmw_resource *res = NULL;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
 	struct vmw_ctx_bindinfo_shader binding;
 	int ret = 0;
 
@@ -2506,17 +2373,17 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_set_shader(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 			return PTR_ERR(res);
 		}
 
-		ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, res, NULL);
+		ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, res);
 		if (ret)
 			goto out_unref;
 	}
 
-	binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->res;
+	binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->ctx;
 	binding.bi.res = res;
 	binding.bi.bt = vmw_ctx_binding_dx_shader;
 	binding.shader_slot = cmd->body.type - SVGA3D_SHADERTYPE_MIN;
 
-	vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged_bindings, &binding.bi,
+	vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged, &binding.bi,
 			binding.shader_slot, 0);
 out_unref:
 	if (res)
@@ -2537,9 +2404,9 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_set_vertex_buffers(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 					 struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 					 SVGA3dCmdHeader *header)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
 	struct vmw_ctx_bindinfo_vb binding;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *res_node;
+	struct vmw_resource *res;
 	struct {
 		SVGA3dCmdHeader header;
 		SVGA3dCmdDXSetVertexBuffers body;
@@ -2564,18 +2431,18 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_set_vertex_buffers(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	for (i = 0; i < num; i++) {
 		ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, vmw_res_surface,
 					user_surface_converter,
-					&cmd->buf[i].sid, &res_node);
+					&cmd->buf[i].sid, &res);
 		if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 			return ret;
 
-		binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->res;
+		binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->ctx;
 		binding.bi.bt = vmw_ctx_binding_vb;
-		binding.bi.res = ((res_node) ? res_node->res : NULL);
+		binding.bi.res = res;
 		binding.offset = cmd->buf[i].offset;
 		binding.stride = cmd->buf[i].stride;
 		binding.slot = i + cmd->body.startBuffer;
 
-		vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged_bindings, &binding.bi,
+		vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged, &binding.bi,
 				0, binding.slot);
 	}
 
@@ -2594,9 +2461,9 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_set_index_buffer(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				       struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				       SVGA3dCmdHeader *header)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
 	struct vmw_ctx_bindinfo_ib binding;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *res_node;
+	struct vmw_resource *res;
 	struct {
 		SVGA3dCmdHeader header;
 		SVGA3dCmdDXSetIndexBuffer body;
@@ -2611,17 +2478,17 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_set_index_buffer(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	cmd = container_of(header, typeof(*cmd), header);
 	ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, vmw_res_surface,
 				user_surface_converter,
-				&cmd->body.sid, &res_node);
+				&cmd->body.sid, &res);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		return ret;
 
-	binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->res;
-	binding.bi.res = ((res_node) ? res_node->res : NULL);
+	binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->ctx;
+	binding.bi.res = res;
 	binding.bi.bt = vmw_ctx_binding_ib;
 	binding.offset = cmd->body.offset;
 	binding.format = cmd->body.format;
 
-	vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged_bindings, &binding.bi, 0, 0);
+	vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged, &binding.bi, 0, 0);
 
 	return 0;
 }
@@ -2708,8 +2575,8 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_view_define(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				  struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				  SVGA3dCmdHeader *header)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *srf_node;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_resource *srf;
 	struct vmw_resource *res;
 	enum vmw_view_type view_type;
 	int ret;
@@ -2734,19 +2601,19 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_view_define(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	cmd = container_of(header, typeof(*cmd), header);
 	ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, vmw_res_surface,
 				user_surface_converter,
-				&cmd->sid, &srf_node);
+				&cmd->sid, &srf);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		return ret;
 
-	res = vmw_context_cotable(ctx_node->res, vmw_view_cotables[view_type]);
+	res = vmw_context_cotable(ctx_node->ctx, vmw_view_cotables[view_type]);
 	ret = vmw_cotable_notify(res, cmd->defined_id);
 	vmw_resource_unreference(&res);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		return ret;
 
 	return vmw_view_add(sw_context->man,
-			    ctx_node->res,
-			    srf_node->res,
+			    ctx_node->ctx,
+			    srf,
 			    view_type,
 			    cmd->defined_id,
 			    header,
@@ -2766,9 +2633,9 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_set_so_targets(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				     struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				     SVGA3dCmdHeader *header)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
 	struct vmw_ctx_bindinfo_so binding;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *res_node;
+	struct vmw_resource *res;
 	struct {
 		SVGA3dCmdHeader header;
 		SVGA3dCmdDXSetSOTargets body;
@@ -2793,18 +2660,18 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_set_so_targets(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	for (i = 0; i < num; i++) {
 		ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, vmw_res_surface,
 					user_surface_converter,
-					&cmd->targets[i].sid, &res_node);
+					&cmd->targets[i].sid, &res);
 		if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 			return ret;
 
-		binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->res;
-		binding.bi.res = ((res_node) ? res_node->res : NULL);
+		binding.bi.ctx = ctx_node->ctx;
+		binding.bi.res = res;
 		binding.bi.bt = vmw_ctx_binding_so,
 		binding.offset = cmd->targets[i].offset;
 		binding.size = cmd->targets[i].sizeInBytes;
 		binding.slot = i;
 
-		vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged_bindings, &binding.bi,
+		vmw_binding_add(ctx_node->staged, &binding.bi,
 				0, binding.slot);
 	}
 
@@ -2815,7 +2682,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_so_define(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				SVGA3dCmdHeader *header)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
 	struct vmw_resource *res;
 	/*
 	 * This is based on the fact that all affected define commands have
@@ -2834,7 +2701,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_so_define(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	}
 
 	so_type = vmw_so_cmd_to_type(header->id);
-	res = vmw_context_cotable(ctx_node->res, vmw_so_cotables[so_type]);
+	res = vmw_context_cotable(ctx_node->ctx, vmw_so_cotables[so_type]);
 	cmd = container_of(header, typeof(*cmd), header);
 	ret = vmw_cotable_notify(res, cmd->defined_id);
 	vmw_resource_unreference(&res);
@@ -2882,7 +2749,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_cid_check(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				SVGA3dCmdHeader *header)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
 
 	if (unlikely(ctx_node == NULL)) {
 		DRM_ERROR("DX Context not set.\n");
@@ -2907,7 +2774,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_view_remove(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				  struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				  SVGA3dCmdHeader *header)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
 	struct {
 		SVGA3dCmdHeader header;
 		union vmw_view_destroy body;
@@ -2953,7 +2820,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_define_shader(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				    struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				    SVGA3dCmdHeader *header)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
 	struct vmw_resource *res;
 	struct {
 		SVGA3dCmdHeader header;
@@ -2966,13 +2833,13 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_define_shader(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 		return -EINVAL;
 	}
 
-	res = vmw_context_cotable(ctx_node->res, SVGA_COTABLE_DXSHADER);
+	res = vmw_context_cotable(ctx_node->ctx, SVGA_COTABLE_DXSHADER);
 	ret = vmw_cotable_notify(res, cmd->body.shaderId);
 	vmw_resource_unreference(&res);
 	if (ret)
 		return ret;
 
-	return vmw_dx_shader_add(sw_context->man, ctx_node->res,
+	return vmw_dx_shader_add(sw_context->man, ctx_node->ctx,
 				 cmd->body.shaderId, cmd->body.type,
 				 &sw_context->staged_cmd_res);
 }
@@ -2989,7 +2856,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_destroy_shader(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				     struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				     SVGA3dCmdHeader *header)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
+	struct vmw_ctx_validation_info *ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
 	struct {
 		SVGA3dCmdHeader header;
 		SVGA3dCmdDXDestroyShader body;
@@ -3021,8 +2888,7 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_bind_shader(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				  struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				  SVGA3dCmdHeader *header)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *res_node;
+	struct vmw_resource *ctx;
 	struct vmw_resource *res;
 	struct {
 		SVGA3dCmdHeader header;
@@ -3033,32 +2899,32 @@  static int vmw_cmd_dx_bind_shader(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	if (cmd->body.cid != SVGA3D_INVALID_ID) {
 		ret = vmw_cmd_res_check(dev_priv, sw_context, vmw_res_context,
 					user_context_converter,
-					&cmd->body.cid, &ctx_node);
+					&cmd->body.cid, &ctx);
 		if (ret)
 			return ret;
 	} else {
-		ctx_node = sw_context->dx_ctx_node;
-		if (!ctx_node) {
+		if (!sw_context->dx_ctx_node) {
 			DRM_ERROR("DX Context not set.\n");
 			return -EINVAL;
 		}
+		ctx = sw_context->dx_ctx_node->ctx;
 	}
 
-	res = vmw_shader_lookup(vmw_context_res_man(ctx_node->res),
+	res = vmw_shader_lookup(vmw_context_res_man(ctx),
 				cmd->body.shid, 0);
 	if (IS_ERR(res)) {
 		DRM_ERROR("Could not find shader to bind.\n");
 		return PTR_ERR(res);
 	}
 
-	ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, res, &res_node);
+	ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, res);
 	if (ret) {
 		DRM_ERROR("Error creating resource validation node.\n");
 		goto out_unref;
 	}
 
 
-	ret = vmw_cmd_res_switch_backup(dev_priv, sw_context, res_node,
+	ret = vmw_cmd_res_switch_backup(dev_priv, sw_context, res,
 					&cmd->body.mobid,
 					cmd->body.offsetInBytes);
 out_unref:
@@ -3645,13 +3511,11 @@  static void vmw_apply_relocations(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context)
 {
 	uint32_t i;
 	struct vmw_relocation *reloc;
-	struct ttm_validate_buffer *validate;
 	struct ttm_buffer_object *bo;
 
 	for (i = 0; i < sw_context->cur_reloc; ++i) {
 		reloc = &sw_context->relocs[i];
-		validate = &sw_context->val_bufs[reloc->index].base;
-		bo = validate->bo;
+		bo = &reloc->vbo->base;
 		switch (bo->mem.mem_type) {
 		case TTM_PL_VRAM:
 			reloc->location->offset += bo->offset;
@@ -3670,110 +3534,6 @@  static void vmw_apply_relocations(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context)
 	vmw_free_relocations(sw_context);
 }
 
-/**
- * vmw_resource_list_unrefererence - Free up a resource list and unreference
- * all resources referenced by it.
- *
- * @list: The resource list.
- */
-static void vmw_resource_list_unreference(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
-					  struct list_head *list)
-{
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *val, *val_next;
-
-	/*
-	 * Drop references to resources held during command submission.
-	 */
-
-	list_for_each_entry_safe(val, val_next, list, head) {
-		list_del_init(&val->head);
-		vmw_resource_unreference(&val->res);
-
-		if (val->staged_bindings) {
-			if (val->staged_bindings != sw_context->staged_bindings)
-				vmw_binding_state_free(val->staged_bindings);
-			else
-				sw_context->staged_bindings_inuse = false;
-			val->staged_bindings = NULL;
-		}
-
-		kfree(val);
-	}
-}
-
-static void vmw_clear_validations(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context)
-{
-	struct vmw_validate_buffer *entry, *next;
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *val;
-
-	/*
-	 * Drop references to DMA buffers held during command submission.
-	 */
-	list_for_each_entry_safe(entry, next, &sw_context->validate_nodes,
-				 base.head) {
-		list_del(&entry->base.head);
-		ttm_bo_unref(&entry->base.bo);
-		(void) drm_ht_remove_item(&sw_context->res_ht, &entry->hash);
-		sw_context->cur_val_buf--;
-	}
-	BUG_ON(sw_context->cur_val_buf != 0);
-
-	list_for_each_entry(val, &sw_context->resource_list, head)
-		(void) drm_ht_remove_item(&sw_context->res_ht, &val->hash);
-}
-
-int vmw_validate_single_buffer(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
-			       struct ttm_buffer_object *bo,
-			       bool interruptible,
-			       bool validate_as_mob)
-{
-	struct vmw_buffer_object *vbo =
-		container_of(bo, struct vmw_buffer_object, base);
-	struct ttm_operation_ctx ctx = { interruptible, true };
-	int ret;
-
-	if (vbo->pin_count > 0)
-		return 0;
-
-	if (validate_as_mob)
-		return ttm_bo_validate(bo, &vmw_mob_placement, &ctx);
-
-	/**
-	 * Put BO in VRAM if there is space, otherwise as a GMR.
-	 * If there is no space in VRAM and GMR ids are all used up,
-	 * start evicting GMRs to make room. If the DMA buffer can't be
-	 * used as a GMR, this will return -ENOMEM.
-	 */
-
-	ret = ttm_bo_validate(bo, &vmw_vram_gmr_placement, &ctx);
-	if (likely(ret == 0 || ret == -ERESTARTSYS))
-		return ret;
-
-	/**
-	 * If that failed, try VRAM again, this time evicting
-	 * previous contents.
-	 */
-
-	ret = ttm_bo_validate(bo, &vmw_vram_placement, &ctx);
-	return ret;
-}
-
-static int vmw_validate_buffers(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
-				struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context)
-{
-	struct vmw_validate_buffer *entry;
-	int ret;
-
-	list_for_each_entry(entry, &sw_context->validate_nodes, base.head) {
-		ret = vmw_validate_single_buffer(dev_priv, entry->base.bo,
-						 true,
-						 entry->validate_as_mob);
-		if (unlikely(ret != 0))
-			return ret;
-	}
-	return 0;
-}
-
 static int vmw_resize_cmd_bounce(struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				 uint32_t size)
 {
@@ -3946,7 +3706,7 @@  static int vmw_execbuf_submit_fifo(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 
 	if (sw_context->dx_ctx_node)
 		cmd = vmw_fifo_reserve_dx(dev_priv, command_size,
-					  sw_context->dx_ctx_node->res->id);
+					  sw_context->dx_ctx_node->ctx->id);
 	else
 		cmd = vmw_fifo_reserve(dev_priv, command_size);
 	if (!cmd) {
@@ -3980,7 +3740,7 @@  static int vmw_execbuf_submit_cmdbuf(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				     u32 command_size,
 				     struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context)
 {
-	u32 id = ((sw_context->dx_ctx_node) ? sw_context->dx_ctx_node->res->id :
+	u32 id = ((sw_context->dx_ctx_node) ? sw_context->dx_ctx_node->ctx->id :
 		  SVGA3D_INVALID_ID);
 	void *cmd = vmw_cmdbuf_reserve(dev_priv->cman, command_size,
 				       id, false, header);
@@ -4057,7 +3817,6 @@  static int vmw_execbuf_tie_context(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				   struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context,
 				   uint32_t handle)
 {
-	struct vmw_resource_val_node *ctx_node;
 	struct vmw_resource *res;
 	int ret;
 
@@ -4073,11 +3832,11 @@  static int vmw_execbuf_tie_context(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 		return ret;
 	}
 
-	ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, res, &ctx_node);
+	ret = vmw_resource_val_add(sw_context, res);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		goto out_err;
 
-	sw_context->dx_ctx_node = ctx_node;
+	sw_context->dx_ctx_node = vmw_execbuf_info_from_res(sw_context, res);
 	sw_context->man = vmw_context_res_man(res);
 out_err:
 	vmw_resource_unreference(&res);
@@ -4098,14 +3857,12 @@  int vmw_execbuf_process(struct drm_file *file_priv,
 	struct vmw_sw_context *sw_context = &dev_priv->ctx;
 	struct vmw_fence_obj *fence = NULL;
 	struct vmw_resource *error_resource;
-	struct list_head resource_list;
 	struct vmw_cmdbuf_header *header;
-	struct ww_acquire_ctx ticket;
 	uint32_t handle;
 	int ret;
 	int32_t out_fence_fd = -1;
 	struct sync_file *sync_file = NULL;
-
+	DECLARE_VAL_CONTEXT(val_ctx, &sw_context->res_ht, 1);
 
 	if (flags & DRM_VMW_EXECBUF_FLAG_EXPORT_FENCE_FD) {
 		out_fence_fd = get_unused_fd_flags(O_CLOEXEC);
@@ -4158,9 +3915,7 @@  int vmw_execbuf_process(struct drm_file *file_priv,
 
 	sw_context->fp = vmw_fpriv(file_priv);
 	sw_context->cur_reloc = 0;
-	sw_context->cur_val_buf = 0;
-	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&sw_context->resource_list);
-	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&sw_context->ctx_resource_list);
+	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&sw_context->ctx_list);
 	sw_context->cur_query_bo = dev_priv->pinned_bo;
 	sw_context->last_query_ctx = NULL;
 	sw_context->needs_post_query_barrier = false;
@@ -4168,7 +3923,6 @@  int vmw_execbuf_process(struct drm_file *file_priv,
 	sw_context->dx_query_mob = NULL;
 	sw_context->dx_query_ctx = NULL;
 	memset(sw_context->res_cache, 0, sizeof(sw_context->res_cache));
-	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&sw_context->validate_nodes);
 	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&sw_context->res_relocations);
 	if (sw_context->staged_bindings)
 		vmw_binding_state_reset(sw_context->staged_bindings);
@@ -4180,24 +3934,13 @@  int vmw_execbuf_process(struct drm_file *file_priv,
 		sw_context->res_ht_initialized = true;
 	}
 	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&sw_context->staged_cmd_res);
-	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&resource_list);
+	sw_context->ctx = &val_ctx;
 	ret = vmw_execbuf_tie_context(dev_priv, sw_context, dx_context_handle);
-	if (unlikely(ret != 0)) {
-		list_splice_init(&sw_context->ctx_resource_list,
-				 &sw_context->resource_list);
+	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		goto out_err_nores;
-	}
 
 	ret = vmw_cmd_check_all(dev_priv, sw_context, kernel_commands,
 				command_size);
-	/*
-	 * Merge the resource lists before checking the return status
-	 * from vmd_cmd_check_all so that all the open hashtabs will
-	 * be handled properly even if vmw_cmd_check_all fails.
-	 */
-	list_splice_init(&sw_context->ctx_resource_list,
-			 &sw_context->resource_list);
-
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		goto out_err_nores;
 
@@ -4205,18 +3948,18 @@  int vmw_execbuf_process(struct drm_file *file_priv,
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		goto out_err_nores;
 
-	ret = ttm_eu_reserve_buffers(&ticket, &sw_context->validate_nodes,
-				     true, NULL);
+	ret = vmw_validation_bo_reserve(&val_ctx, true);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		goto out_err_nores;
 
-	ret = vmw_validate_buffers(dev_priv, sw_context);
+	ret = vmw_validation_bo_validate(&val_ctx, true);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		goto out_err;
 
-	ret = vmw_resources_validate(sw_context);
+	ret = vmw_validation_res_validate(&val_ctx, true);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0))
 		goto out_err;
+	vmw_validation_drop_ht(&val_ctx);
 
 	ret = mutex_lock_interruptible(&dev_priv->binding_mutex);
 	if (unlikely(ret != 0)) {
@@ -4255,17 +3998,16 @@  int vmw_execbuf_process(struct drm_file *file_priv,
 	if (ret != 0)
 		DRM_ERROR("Fence submission error. Syncing.\n");
 
-	vmw_resources_unreserve(sw_context, false);
+	vmw_execbuf_bindings_commit(sw_context, false);
+	vmw_bind_dx_query_mob(sw_context);
+	vmw_validation_res_unreserve(&val_ctx, false);
 
-	ttm_eu_fence_buffer_objects(&ticket, &sw_context->validate_nodes,
-				    (void *) fence);
+	vmw_validation_bo_fence(sw_context->ctx, fence);
 
 	if (unlikely(dev_priv->pinned_bo != NULL &&
 		     !dev_priv->query_cid_valid))
 		__vmw_execbuf_release_pinned_bo(dev_priv, fence);
 
-	vmw_clear_validations(sw_context);
-
 	/*
 	 * If anything fails here, give up trying to export the fence
 	 * and do a sync since the user mode will not be able to sync
@@ -4300,7 +4042,6 @@  int vmw_execbuf_process(struct drm_file *file_priv,
 		vmw_fence_obj_unreference(&fence);
 	}
 
-	list_splice_init(&sw_context->resource_list, &resource_list);
 	vmw_cmdbuf_res_commit(&sw_context->staged_cmd_res);
 	mutex_unlock(&dev_priv->cmdbuf_mutex);
 
@@ -4308,34 +4049,35 @@  int vmw_execbuf_process(struct drm_file *file_priv,
 	 * Unreference resources outside of the cmdbuf_mutex to
 	 * avoid deadlocks in resource destruction paths.
 	 */
-	vmw_resource_list_unreference(sw_context, &resource_list);
+	vmw_validation_unref_lists(&val_ctx);
 
 	return 0;
 
 out_unlock_binding:
 	mutex_unlock(&dev_priv->binding_mutex);
 out_err:
-	ttm_eu_backoff_reservation(&ticket, &sw_context->validate_nodes);
+	vmw_validation_bo_backoff(&val_ctx);
 out_err_nores:
-	vmw_resources_unreserve(sw_context, true);
+	vmw_execbuf_bindings_commit(sw_context, true);
+	vmw_validation_res_unreserve(&val_ctx, true);
 	vmw_resource_relocations_free(&sw_context->res_relocations);
 	vmw_free_relocations(sw_context);
-	vmw_clear_validations(sw_context);
 	if (unlikely(dev_priv->pinned_bo != NULL &&
 		     !dev_priv->query_cid_valid))
 		__vmw_execbuf_release_pinned_bo(dev_priv, NULL);
 out_unlock:
-	list_splice_init(&sw_context->resource_list, &resource_list);
 	error_resource = sw_context->error_resource;
 	sw_context->error_resource = NULL;
 	vmw_cmdbuf_res_revert(&sw_context->staged_cmd_res);
+	vmw_validation_drop_ht(&val_ctx);
+	WARN_ON(!list_empty(&sw_context->ctx_list));
 	mutex_unlock(&dev_priv->cmdbuf_mutex);
 
 	/*
 	 * Unreference resources outside of the cmdbuf_mutex to
 	 * avoid deadlocks in resource destruction paths.
 	 */
-	vmw_resource_list_unreference(sw_context, &resource_list);
+	vmw_validation_unref_lists(&val_ctx);
 	if (unlikely(error_resource != NULL))
 		vmw_resource_unreference(&error_resource);
 out_free_header:
@@ -4398,38 +4140,31 @@  void __vmw_execbuf_release_pinned_bo(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 				     struct vmw_fence_obj *fence)
 {
 	int ret = 0;
-	struct list_head validate_list;
-	struct ttm_validate_buffer pinned_val, query_val;
 	struct vmw_fence_obj *lfence = NULL;
-	struct ww_acquire_ctx ticket;
+	DECLARE_VAL_CONTEXT(val_ctx, NULL, 0);
 
 	if (dev_priv->pinned_bo == NULL)
 		goto out_unlock;
 
-	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&validate_list);
-
-	pinned_val.bo = ttm_bo_reference(&dev_priv->pinned_bo->base);
-	pinned_val.shared = false;
-	list_add_tail(&pinned_val.head, &validate_list);
+	ret = vmw_validation_add_bo(&val_ctx, dev_priv->pinned_bo, false,
+				    false);
+	if (ret)
+		goto out_no_reserve;
 
-	query_val.bo = ttm_bo_reference(&dev_priv->dummy_query_bo->base);
-	query_val.shared = false;
-	list_add_tail(&query_val.head, &validate_list);
+	ret = vmw_validation_add_bo(&val_ctx, dev_priv->dummy_query_bo, false,
+				    false);
+	if (ret)
+		goto out_no_reserve;
 
-	ret = ttm_eu_reserve_buffers(&ticket, &validate_list,
-				     false, NULL);
-	if (unlikely(ret != 0)) {
-		vmw_execbuf_unpin_panic(dev_priv);
+	ret = vmw_validation_bo_reserve(&val_ctx, false);
+	if (ret)
 		goto out_no_reserve;
-	}
 
 	if (dev_priv->query_cid_valid) {
 		BUG_ON(fence != NULL);
 		ret = vmw_fifo_emit_dummy_query(dev_priv, dev_priv->query_cid);
-		if (unlikely(ret != 0)) {
-			vmw_execbuf_unpin_panic(dev_priv);
+		if (ret)
 			goto out_no_emit;
-		}
 		dev_priv->query_cid_valid = false;
 	}
 
@@ -4443,22 +4178,22 @@  void __vmw_execbuf_release_pinned_bo(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 						  NULL);
 		fence = lfence;
 	}
-	ttm_eu_fence_buffer_objects(&ticket, &validate_list, (void *) fence);
+	vmw_validation_bo_fence(&val_ctx, fence);
 	if (lfence != NULL)
 		vmw_fence_obj_unreference(&lfence);
 
-	ttm_bo_unref(&query_val.bo);
-	ttm_bo_unref(&pinned_val.bo);
+	vmw_validation_unref_lists(&val_ctx);
 	vmw_bo_unreference(&dev_priv->pinned_bo);
 out_unlock:
 	return;
 
 out_no_emit:
-	ttm_eu_backoff_reservation(&ticket, &validate_list);
+	vmw_validation_bo_backoff(&val_ctx);
 out_no_reserve:
-	ttm_bo_unref(&query_val.bo);
-	ttm_bo_unref(&pinned_val.bo);
+	vmw_validation_unref_lists(&val_ctx);
+	vmw_execbuf_unpin_panic(dev_priv);
 	vmw_bo_unreference(&dev_priv->pinned_bo);
+
 }
 
 /**
diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_kms.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_kms.c
index e5659bf28ee1..ab424358b8cb 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_kms.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_kms.c
@@ -2586,8 +2586,8 @@  int vmw_kms_helper_buffer_prepare(struct vmw_private *dev_priv,
 	if (for_cpu_blit)
 		ret = ttm_bo_validate(bo, &vmw_nonfixed_placement, &ctx);
 	else
-		ret = vmw_validate_single_buffer(dev_priv, bo, interruptible,
-						 validate_as_mob);
+		ret = vmw_validation_bo_validate_single(bo, interruptible,
+							validate_as_mob);
 	if (ret)
 		ttm_bo_unreserve(bo);