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[v5,15/16] dt-bindings: of: Add restricted DMA pool

Message ID 20210422081508.3942748-16-tientzu@chromium.org (mailing list archive)
State New, archived
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Series Restricted DMA | expand

Commit Message

Claire Chang April 22, 2021, 8:15 a.m. UTC
Introduce the new compatible string, restricted-dma-pool, for restricted
DMA. One can specify the address and length of the restricted DMA memory
region by restricted-dma-pool in the reserved-memory node.

Signed-off-by: Claire Chang <tientzu@chromium.org>
 .../reserved-memory/reserved-memory.txt       | 24 +++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 24 insertions(+)
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diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/reserved-memory/reserved-memory.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/reserved-memory/reserved-memory.txt
index e8d3096d922c..fc9a12c2f679 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/reserved-memory/reserved-memory.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/reserved-memory/reserved-memory.txt
@@ -51,6 +51,20 @@  compatible (optional) - standard definition
           used as a shared pool of DMA buffers for a set of devices. It can
           be used by an operating system to instantiate the necessary pool
           management subsystem if necessary.
+        - restricted-dma-pool: This indicates a region of memory meant to be
+          used as a pool of restricted DMA buffers for a set of devices. The
+          memory region would be the only region accessible to those devices.
+          When using this, the no-map and reusable properties must not be set,
+          so the operating system can create a virtual mapping that will be used
+          for synchronization. The main purpose for restricted DMA is to
+          mitigate the lack of DMA access control on systems without an IOMMU,
+          which could result in the DMA accessing the system memory at
+          unexpected times and/or unexpected addresses, possibly leading to data
+          leakage or corruption. The feature on its own provides a basic level
+          of protection against the DMA overwriting buffer contents at
+          unexpected times. However, to protect against general data leakage and
+          system memory corruption, the system needs to provide way to lock down
+          the memory access, e.g., MPU.
         - vendor specific string in the form <vendor>,[<device>-]<usage>
 no-map (optional) - empty property
     - Indicates the operating system must not create a virtual mapping
@@ -120,6 +134,11 @@  one for multimedia processing (named multimedia-memory@77000000, 64MiB).
 			compatible = "acme,multimedia-memory";
 			reg = <0x77000000 0x4000000>;
+		restricted_dma_mem_reserved: restricted_dma_mem_reserved {
+			compatible = "restricted-dma-pool";
+			reg = <0x50000000 0x400000>;
+		};
 	/* ... */
@@ -138,4 +157,9 @@  one for multimedia processing (named multimedia-memory@77000000, 64MiB).
 		memory-region = <&multimedia_reserved>;
 		/* ... */
+	pcie_device: pcie_device@0,0 {
+		memory-region = <&restricted_dma_mem_reserved>;
+		/* ... */
+	};