[PATCH 0/2] Introduce PCI_FIXUP_IOMMU

Joerg Roedel joro at 8bytes.org
Thu May 28 07:33:44 UTC 2020


On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 01:18:42PM -0500, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> Is this slowdown significant?  We already iterate over every device
> when applying PCI_FIXUP_FINAL quirks, so if we used the existing
> PCI_FIXUP_FINAL, we wouldn't be adding a new loop.  We would only be
> adding two more iterations to the loop in pci_do_fixups() that tries
> to match quirks against the current device.  I doubt that would be a
> measurable slowdown.

I don't know how significant it is, but I remember people complaining
about adding new PCI quirks because it takes too long for them to run
them all. That was in the discussion about the quirk disabling ATS on
AMD Stoney systems.

So it probably depends on how many PCI devices are in the system whether
it causes any measureable slowdown.

Regards,

	Joerg



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