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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 00/27] IB/Verbs: IB Management Helpers


On 04/21/2015 01:03 PM, Devesh Sharma wrote:
> Hi Michael,
>
> It will be great help if you could base you patches on existing Roland's tree and share to branch details to pull.
> Just like Chuck lever does for his nfs-rdma patches?

I've setup a repository in:
https://github.com/ywang-pb/infiniband-wy
git url is:
git@github.com:ywang-pb/infiniband-wy.git

It's based on latest infiniband/for-next, branch 'mgmt-helpers' contain
this patch set, please let me know if there are any issues :-)

Regards,
Michael Wang

>
> -Regards
> Devesh
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Michael Wang [mailto:yun.wang@profitbricks.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:17 PM
>> To: Devesh Sharma; Roland Dreier; Sean Hefty; Hal Rosenstock; linux-
>> rdma@vger.kernel.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; hal@dev.mellanox.co.il
>> Cc: Tom Tucker; Steve Wise; Hoang-Nam Nguyen; Christoph Raisch; Mike
>> Marciniszyn; Eli Cohen; Faisal Latif; Jack Morgenstein; Or Gerlitz; Haggai Eran;
>> Ira Weiny; Tom Talpey; Jason Gunthorpe; Doug Ledford
>> Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 00/27] IB/Verbs: IB Management Helpers
>>
>> Hi, Devesh
>>
>> On 04/21/2015 07:41 AM, Devesh Sharma wrote:
>>> Hi Michael,
>>>
>>> is there a specific git branch available to pull out all the patches?
>>
>> Not yet, we may need the maintainer to tell us which branch could the series
>> been applied for testing purpose, after we all satisfied :-)
>>
>> For now we could 'git am' these patches to 'infiniband.git/for-next'
>> in order to do testing.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Michael Wang
>>
>>>
>>> -Regards
>>> Devesh
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: linux-rdma-owner@vger.kernel.org [mailto:linux-rdma-
>>>> owner@vger.kernel.org] On Behalf Of Michael Wang
>>>> Sent: Monday, April 20, 2015 1:59 PM
>>>> To: Roland Dreier; Sean Hefty; Hal Rosenstock;
>>>> linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org;
>>>> hal@dev.mellanox.co.il
>>>> Cc: Tom Tucker; Steve Wise; Hoang-Nam Nguyen; Christoph Raisch; Mike
>>>> Marciniszyn; Eli Cohen; Faisal Latif; Jack Morgenstein; Or Gerlitz;
>>>> Haggai Eran; Ira Weiny; Tom Talpey; Jason Gunthorpe; Doug Ledford;
>>>> Michael Wang
>>>> Subject: [PATCH v5 00/27] IB/Verbs: IB Management Helpers
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Since v4:
>>>> * Thanks for the comments from Hal, Sean, Tom, Or Gerlitz, Jason,
>>>> Roland, Ira and Steve :-) Please remind me if anything missed :-P
>>>> * Fix logical issue inside 3#, 14#
>>>> * Refine 3#, 4#, 5# with label 'free'
>>>> * Rework 10# to stop using port 1 when port already assigned
>>>>
>>>> There are plenty of lengthy code to check the transport type of IB
>>>> device, or the link layer type of it's port, but actually we are just
>>>> speculating whether a particular management/feature is supported by the
>> device/port.
>>>>
>>>> Thus instead of inferring, we should have our own mechanism for IB
>>>> management capability/protocol/feature checking, several proposals below.
>>>>
>>>> This patch set will reform the method of getting transport type, we
>>>> will now using query_transport() instead of inferring from transport
>>>> and link layer respectively, also we defined the new transport type
>>>> to make the concept more reasonable.
>>>>
>>>> Mapping List:
>>>> node-type link-layer old-transport new-transport
>>>> nes RNIC ETH IWARP IWARP
>>>> amso1100 RNIC ETH IWARP IWARP
>>>> cxgb3 RNIC ETH IWARP IWARP
>>>> cxgb4 RNIC ETH IWARP IWARP
>>>> usnic USNIC_UDP ETH USNIC_UDP USNIC_UDP
>>>> ocrdma IB_CA ETH IB IBOE
>>>> mlx4 IB_CA IB/ETH IB IB/IBOE
>>>> mlx5 IB_CA IB IB IB
>>>> ehca IB_CA IB IB IB
>>>> ipath IB_CA IB IB IB
>>>> mthca IB_CA IB IB IB
>>>> qib IB_CA IB IB IB
>>>>
>>>> For example:
>>>> if (transport == IB) && (link-layer == ETH) will now become:
>>>> if (query_transport() == IBOE)
>>>>
>>>> Thus we will be able to get rid of the respective transport and
>>>> link-layer checking, and it will help us to add new
>>>> protocol/Technology (like OPA) more easier, also with the introduced
>>>> management helpers, IB management logical will be more clear and easier
>> for extending.
>>>>
>>>> Highlights:
>>>> The patch set covered a wide range of IB stuff, thus for those who are
>>>> familiar with the particular part, your suggestion would be
>>>> invaluable ;-)
>>>>
>>>> Patch 1#~15# included all the logical reform, 16#~25# introduced the
>>>> management helpers, 26#~27# do clean up.
>>>>
>>>> Patches haven't been tested yet, we appreciate if any one who have these
>>>> HW willing to provide his Tested-by :-)
>>>>
>>>> Doug suggested the bitmask mechanism:
>>>> https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-
>>>> rdma@vger.kernel.org/msg23765.html
>>>> which could be the plan for future reforming, we prefer that to be
>> another
>>>> series which focus on semantic and performance.
>>>>
>>>> This patch-set is somewhat 'bloated' now and it may be a good timing for
>>>> staging, I'd like to suggest we focus on improving existed helpers and push
>>>> all the further reforms into next series ;-)
>>>>
>>>> Proposals:
>>>> Sean:
>>>> https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-
>>>> rdma@vger.kernel.org/msg23339.html
>>>> Doug:
>>>> https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-
>>>> rdma@vger.kernel.org/msg23418.html
>>>> https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-
>>>> rdma@vger.kernel.org/msg23765.html
>>>> Jason:
>>>> https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-
>>>> rdma@vger.kernel.org/msg23425.html
>>>>
>>>> Michael Wang (27):
>>>> IB/Verbs: Implement new callback query_transport()
>>>> IB/Verbs: Implement raw management helpers
>>>> IB/Verbs: Reform IB-core mad/agent/user_mad
>>>> IB/Verbs: Reform IB-core cm
>>>> IB/Verbs: Reform IB-core sa_query
>>>> IB/Verbs: Reform IB-core multicast
>>>> IB/Verbs: Reform IB-ulp ipoib
>>>> IB/Verbs: Reform IB-ulp xprtrdma
>>>> IB/Verbs: Reform IB-core verbs/uverbs_cmd/sysfs
>>>> IB/Verbs: Reform cm related part in IB-core cma/ucm
>>>> IB/Verbs: Reform route related part in IB-core cma
>>>> IB/Verbs: Reform mcast related part in IB-core cma
>>>> IB/Verbs: Reserve legacy transport type in 'dev_addr'
>>>> IB/Verbs: Reform cma_acquire_dev()
>>>> IB/Verbs: Reform rest part in IB-core cma
>>>> IB/Verbs: Use management helper cap_ib_mad()
>>>> IB/Verbs: Use management helper cap_ib_smi()
>>>> IB/Verbs: Use management helper cap_ib_cm()
>>>> IB/Verbs: Use management helper cap_iw_cm()
>>>> IB/Verbs: Use management helper cap_ib_sa()
>>>> IB/Verbs: Use management helper cap_ib_mcast()
>>>> IB/Verbs: Use management helper cap_ipoib()
>>>> IB/Verbs: Use management helper cap_read_multi_sge()
>>>> IB/Verbs: Use management helper cap_af_ib()
>>>> IB/Verbs: Use management helper cap_eth_ah()
>>>> IB/Verbs: Clean up rdma_ib_or_iboe()
>>>> IB/Verbs: Cleanup rdma_node_get_transport()
>>>>
>>>> ---
>>>> drivers/infiniband/core/agent.c | 4
>>>> drivers/infiniband/core/cm.c | 26 +-
>>>> drivers/infiniband/core/cma.c | 328 ++++++++++++---------------
>>>> drivers/infiniband/core/device.c | 1
>>>> drivers/infiniband/core/mad.c | 51 ++--
>>>> drivers/infiniband/core/multicast.c | 18 -
>>>> drivers/infiniband/core/sa_query.c | 41 +--
>>>> drivers/infiniband/core/sysfs.c | 8
>>>> drivers/infiniband/core/ucm.c | 5
>>>> drivers/infiniband/core/ucma.c | 27 --
>>>> drivers/infiniband/core/user_mad.c | 32 +-
>>>> drivers/infiniband/core/uverbs_cmd.c | 6
>>>> drivers/infiniband/core/verbs.c | 33 --
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/amso1100/c2_provider.c | 7
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/cxgb3/iwch_provider.c | 7
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/cxgb4/provider.c | 7
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/ehca/ehca_hca.c | 6
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/ehca/ehca_iverbs.h | 3
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/ehca/ehca_main.c | 1
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/ipath/ipath_verbs.c | 7
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c | 10
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx5/main.c | 7
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/mthca/mthca_provider.c | 7
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/nes/nes_verbs.c | 6
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/ocrdma/ocrdma_main.c | 1
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/ocrdma/ocrdma_verbs.c | 6
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/ocrdma/ocrdma_verbs.h | 3
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/qib/qib_verbs.c | 7
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/usnic/usnic_ib_main.c | 1
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/usnic/usnic_ib_verbs.c | 6
>>>> drivers/infiniband/hw/usnic/usnic_ib_verbs.h | 2
>>>> drivers/infiniband/ulp/ipoib/ipoib_main.c | 17 -
>>>> include/rdma/ib_verbs.h | 204 +++++++++++++++-
>>>> net/sunrpc/xprtrdma/svc_rdma_recvfrom.c | 6
>>>> net/sunrpc/xprtrdma/svc_rdma_transport.c | 51 +---
>>>> 35 files changed, 584 insertions(+), 368 deletions(-)
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