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SubjectRe: [PATCH] vsock: only load vmci transport on VMware hypervisor by default
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> On Aug 31, 2017, at 1:54 PM, Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 03:37:07PM +0000, Jorgen S. Hansen wrote:
>>> On Aug 29, 2017, at 4:36 AM, Dexuan Cui <decui@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> If we allow multiple host side transports, virtio host side support and
>> vmci should be able to coexist regardless of the order of initialization.
>
> That sounds good to me.
>
> This means af_vsock.c needs to be aware of CID allocation. Currently the
> vhost_vsock.ko driver handles this itself (it keeps a list of CIDs and
> checks that they are not used twice). It should be possible to move
> that state into af_vsock.c so we have <cid, host_transport> pairs.
>

Yes, that was my thinking as well.

> I'm currently working on NFS over AF_VSOCK and sock_diag support (for
> ss(8) and netstat-like tools).
>
> Multi-transport support is lower priority for me at the moment. I'm
> happy to review patches though. If there is no progress on this by the
> end of the year then I will have time to work on it.
>

I’ll try to find time to write a more coherent proposal in the coming weeks,
and we can discuss that.

> Are either of you are in Prague, Czech Republic on October 25-27 for
> Linux Kernel Summit, Open Source Summit Europe, Embedded Linux
> Conference Europe, KVM Forum, or MesosCon Europe?

No, I won’t be there.

Thanks,
Jorgen

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