As reported in [0], DMA mappings whose size exceeds the IOMMU IOVA caching
limit may see a big performance hit.

This series introduces a new DMA mapping API, dma_opt_mapping_size(), so
that drivers may know this limit when performance is a factor in the

The SCSI SAS transport code is modified only to use this limit. For now I
did not want to touch other hosts as I have a concern that this change
could cause a performance regression.

I also added a patch for libata-scsi as it does not currently honour the
shost max_sectors limit.


Changes since v4:
- tweak libata and other patch titles
- Add Robin's tag (thanks!)
- Clarify description of new DMA mapping API

Changes since v3:
- Apply max DMA optimial limit to SAS hosts only
  Note: Even though "scsi: core: Cap shost max_sectors only once when
  adding" is a subset of a previous patch I did not transfer the RB tags
- Rebase on v5.19-rc4

John Garry (5):
  dma-mapping: Add dma_opt_mapping_size()
  dma-iommu: Add iommu_dma_opt_mapping_size()
  scsi: core: Cap shost max_sectors according to DMA limits only once
  scsi: scsi_transport_sas: Cap shost max_sectors according to DMA
    optimal limit
  ata: libata-scsi: Cap ata_device->max_sectors according to

 Documentation/core-api/dma-api.rst | 14 ++++++++++++++
 drivers/ata/libata-scsi.c          |  1 +
 drivers/iommu/dma-iommu.c          |  6 ++++++
 drivers/iommu/iova.c               |  5 +++++
 drivers/scsi/hosts.c               |  5 +++++
 drivers/scsi/scsi_lib.c            |  4 ----
 drivers/scsi/scsi_transport_sas.c  |  6 ++++++
 include/linux/dma-map-ops.h        |  1 +
 include/linux/dma-mapping.h        |  5 +++++
 include/linux/iova.h               |  2 ++
 kernel/dma/mapping.c               | 12 ++++++++++++
 11 files changed, 57 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)


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