[PATCH v4 03/38] iommu: add generic helper for mapping sgtable objects

Christoph Hellwig hch at lst.de
Tue May 12 12:18:49 UTC 2020


On Tue, May 12, 2020 at 11:00:23AM +0200, Marek Szyprowski wrote:
> struct sg_table is a common structure used for describing a memory
> buffer. It consists of a scatterlist with memory pages and DMA addresses
> (sgl entry), as well as the number of scatterlist entries: CPU pages
> (orig_nents entry) and DMA mapped pages (nents entry).
> 
> It turned out that it was a common mistake to misuse nents and orig_nents
> entries, calling mapping functions with a wrong number of entries.
> 
> To avoid such issues, lets introduce a common wrapper operating directly
> on the struct sg_table objects, which take care of the proper use of
> the nents and orig_nents entries.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski at samsung.com>

Looks good,

Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch at lst.de>


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