On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 02:13:45PM +0200, Auger Eric wrote:
> On 16/09/2016 18:18, Robin Murphy wrote:
> > What I probably will do, though, since we have the functionality in
> > place for the sake of the old binding, and I think there are other folks
> > who want PCI iommu-map support but would prefer not to bother with DMA
> > ops on the host, is add a command-line option to disable DMA domains
> > even for the generic bindings.
> 
> Yes this would be a good thing I think. This series has an important
> impact on platforms which do not have smmu v3, where contexts are scarce
> HW resources.

Rather than disabling DMA domains entirely, we could specify a number
of contexts to reserve for other use (e.g. VFIO). It's a pity that these
options are global for the system, as opposed to per SMMU instance,
but I can't see a good way around that.

Will
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