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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 00/23] IB/Verbs: IB Management Helpers
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On Mon, 2015-05-11 at 19:49 -0400, ira.weiny wrote:
> I have run with this series and the only issue I have found is not with this
> patch set directly.
>
> This patch:
>
> > IB/Verbs: Use management helper rdma_cap_ib_mad()
>
> causes an error when you actually use the port passed from the ib_umad module.
> I have a patch to fix that which I found while trying to build on this series
> for the use of a bit mask.
>
> Doug, I don't know what you would like to do for this fix. I am submitting it
> shortly with a new version of the core capability bit patches. If you want to
> just add it after this series or force Michael to respin with the fix?

As I recall, there was a comment from Or requesting to squash some of
the individual patches down, but I no longer have that email in my Inbox
to double check. And it seemed like there was one other review comment
not yet addressed. Do I have that right Michael? And if so, are you
working on a v9?

> Frankly
> I vote for the former because as it stands this series does not break directly.
> It was only after I changed the implementation of rdma_cap_ib_mad that it
> broke.
>
>
> For the rest of the series.
>
> Reviewed-by: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
> Tested-by: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
> -- Limited to mlx4, qib, and OPA (with additional patches.)
>
>
> On Tue, May 05, 2015 at 02:50:17PM +0200, Michael Wang wrote:
> > Since v7:
> > * Thanks to Doug, Ira, Devesh for the testing :-)
> > * Thanks for the comments from or, Doug, Ira, Jason :-)
> > Please remind me if anything missed :-P
> > * Use rdma_cap_XX() instead of cap_XX() for readability
> > * Remove CC list in git log for maintainability
> > * Use bool as return value
> > * Updated github repository to v8
> >
> > 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 introduce query_protocol() to check management requirement
> > instead of inferring from transport and link layer respectively, along with
> > the new enum on protocol type.
> >
> > Mapping List:
> > node-type link-layer transport protocol
> > 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_protocol() == 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 long CC list in each patches was complained consider about the
> > maintainability, it was suggested folks to provide their reviewed-by or
> > Acked-by instead, so for those who used to be on the CC list, please
> > provide your signature voluntarily :-)
> >
> > The 'mgmt-helpers' branch of 'git@github.com:ywang-pb/infiniband-wy.git'
> > contain this series based on the latest 'infiniband/for-next'
> >
> > Patch 1#~14# included all the logical reform, 15#~23# introduced the
> > management helpers.
> >
> > 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 (23):
> > IB/Verbs: Implement new callback query_protocol()
> > 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
> > 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: Reform cma_acquire_dev()
> > IB/Verbs: Reform rest part in IB-core cma
> > IB/Verbs: Use management helper rdma_cap_ib_mad()
> > IB/Verbs: Use management helper rdma_cap_ib_smi()
> > IB/Verbs: Use management helper rdma_cap_ib_cm()
> > IB/Verbs: Use management helper rdma_cap_iw_cm()
> > IB/Verbs: Use management helper rdma_cap_ib_sa()
> > IB/Verbs: Use management helper rdma_cap_ib_mcast()
> > IB/Verbs: Use management helper rdma_cap_read_multi_sge()
> > IB/Verbs: Use management helper rdma_cap_af_ib()
> > IB/Verbs: Use management helper rdma_cap_eth_ah()
> >
> > drivers/infiniband/core/agent.c | 2 +-
> > drivers/infiniband/core/cm.c | 20 ++-
> > drivers/infiniband/core/cma.c | 257 +++++++++++----------------
> > drivers/infiniband/core/device.c | 1 +
> > drivers/infiniband/core/mad.c | 43 +++--
> > drivers/infiniband/core/multicast.c | 12 +-
> > drivers/infiniband/core/sa_query.c | 30 ++--
> > drivers/infiniband/core/ucm.c | 3 +-
> > drivers/infiniband/core/ucma.c | 25 +--
> > drivers/infiniband/core/user_mad.c | 26 ++-
> > drivers/infiniband/core/verbs.c | 6 +-
> > 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 | 15 +-
> > include/rdma/ib_verbs.h | 167 +++++++++++++++++
> > net/sunrpc/xprtrdma/svc_rdma_recvfrom.c | 4 +-
> > net/sunrpc/xprtrdma/svc_rdma_transport.c | 45 ++---
> > 33 files changed, 477 insertions(+), 273 deletions(-)
> >
> > --
> > 2.1.0
> >
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