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-rw-r--r--block/blk-settings.c24
1 files changed, 20 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/block/blk-settings.c b/block/blk-settings.c
index 8dd86418f35..dfc77012843 100644
--- a/block/blk-settings.c
+++ b/block/blk-settings.c
@@ -302,11 +302,10 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(blk_queue_stack_limits);
* @q: the request queue for the device
* @mask: pad mask
*
- * Set pad mask. Direct IO requests are padded to the mask specified.
+ * Set dma pad mask.
*
- * Appending pad buffer to a request modifies ->data_len such that it
- * includes the pad buffer. The original requested data length can be
- * obtained using blk_rq_raw_data_len().
+ * Appending pad buffer to a request modifies the last entry of a
+ * scatter list such that it includes the pad buffer.
**/
void blk_queue_dma_pad(struct request_queue *q, unsigned int mask)
{
@@ -315,6 +314,23 @@ void blk_queue_dma_pad(struct request_queue *q, unsigned int mask)
EXPORT_SYMBOL(blk_queue_dma_pad);
/**
+ * blk_queue_update_dma_pad - update pad mask
+ * @q: the request queue for the device
+ * @mask: pad mask
+ *
+ * Update dma pad mask.
+ *
+ * Appending pad buffer to a request modifies the last entry of a
+ * scatter list such that it includes the pad buffer.
+ **/
+void blk_queue_update_dma_pad(struct request_queue *q, unsigned int mask)
+{
+ if (mask > q->dma_pad_mask)
+ q->dma_pad_mask = mask;
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(blk_queue_update_dma_pad);
+
+/**
* blk_queue_dma_drain - Set up a drain buffer for excess dma.
* @q: the request queue for the device
* @dma_drain_needed: fn which returns non-zero if drain is necessary