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[v9,13/14] dt-bindings: of: Add restricted DMA pool

Message ID 20210611152659.2142983-14-tientzu@chromium.org (mailing list archive)
State Superseded
Delegated to: Bjorn Helgaas
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Series Restricted DMA | expand

Commit Message

Claire Chang June 11, 2021, 3:26 p.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       | 36 +++++++++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 33 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
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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..46804f24df05 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/reserved-memory/reserved-memory.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/reserved-memory/reserved-memory.txt
@@ -51,6 +51,23 @@  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. Note that since coherent allocation
+          needs remapping, one must set up another device coherent pool by
+          shared-dma-pool and use dma_alloc_from_dev_coherent instead for atomic
+          coherent allocation.
         - vendor specific string in the form <vendor>,[<device>-]<usage>
 no-map (optional) - empty property
     - Indicates the operating system must not create a virtual mapping
@@ -85,10 +102,11 @@  memory-region-names (optional) - a list of names, one for each corresponding
-This example defines 3 contiguous regions are defined for Linux kernel:
+This example defines 4 contiguous regions for Linux kernel:
 one default of all device drivers (named linux,cma@72000000 and 64MiB in size),
-one dedicated to the framebuffer device (named framebuffer@78000000, 8MiB), and
-one for multimedia processing (named multimedia-memory@77000000, 64MiB).
+one dedicated to the framebuffer device (named framebuffer@78000000, 8MiB),
+one for multimedia processing (named multimedia-memory@77000000, 64MiB), and
+one for restricted dma pool (named restricted_dma_reserved@0x50000000, 64MiB).
 / {
 	#address-cells = <1>;
@@ -120,6 +138,11 @@  one for multimedia processing (named multimedia-memory@77000000, 64MiB).
 			compatible = "acme,multimedia-memory";
 			reg = <0x77000000 0x4000000>;
+		restricted_dma_reserved: restricted_dma_reserved {
+			compatible = "restricted-dma-pool";
+			reg = <0x50000000 0x4000000>;
+		};
 	/* ... */
@@ -138,4 +161,11 @@  one for multimedia processing (named multimedia-memory@77000000, 64MiB).
 		memory-region = <&multimedia_reserved>;
 		/* ... */
+	pcie_device: pcie_device@0,0 {
+		reg = <0x83010000 0x0 0x00000000 0x0 0x00100000
+		       0x83010000 0x0 0x00100000 0x0 0x00100000>;
+		memory-region = <&restricted_dma_mem_reserved>;
+		/* ... */
+	};