[PATCH v1 1/3] iommu/vt-d: Only clear real DMA device's context entries

Jon Derrick jonathan.derrick at intel.com
Wed May 27 16:56:15 UTC 2020

Domain context mapping can encounter issues with sub-devices of a real
DMA device. A sub-device cannot have a valid context entry due to it
potentially aliasing another device's 16-bit ID. It's expected that
sub-devices of the real DMA device uses the real DMA device's requester
when context mapping.

This is an issue when a sub-device is removed where the context entry is
cleared for all aliases. Other sub-devices are still valid, resulting in
those sub-devices being stranded without valid context entries.

The correct approach is to use the real DMA device when programming the
context entries. The insertion path is correct because device_to_iommu()
will return the bus and devfn of the real DMA device. The removal path
needs to only operate on the real DMA device, otherwise the entire
context entry would be cleared for all sub-devices of the real DMA

This patch also adds a helper to determine if a struct device is a
sub-device of a real DMA device.

Signed-off-by: Jon Derrick <jonathan.derrick at intel.com>
 drivers/iommu/intel-iommu.c | 9 ++++++++-
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/iommu/intel-iommu.c b/drivers/iommu/intel-iommu.c
index ff5a30a..1ff45b2 100644
--- a/drivers/iommu/intel-iommu.c
+++ b/drivers/iommu/intel-iommu.c
@@ -2500,6 +2500,12 @@ static int domain_setup_first_level(struct intel_iommu *iommu,
+static bool dev_is_real_dma_subdevice(struct device *dev)
+	return dev && dev_is_pci(dev) &&
+	       pci_real_dma_dev(to_pci_dev(dev)) != to_pci_dev(dev);
 static struct dmar_domain *dmar_insert_one_dev_info(struct intel_iommu *iommu,
 						    int bus, int devfn,
 						    struct device *dev,
@@ -4975,7 +4981,8 @@ static void __dmar_remove_one_dev_info(struct device_domain_info *info)
 					PASID_RID2PASID, false);
-		domain_context_clear(iommu, info->dev);
+		if (!dev_is_real_dma_subdevice(info->dev))
+			domain_context_clear(iommu, info->dev);

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