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Subject[PATCH v3 0/8] vfio: ccw: Refactoring the VFIO CCW state machine
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The goal of the patch serie is to secure the state machine by:
- centralizing all state changes inside the state machine wrapper
- make the state change atomic using mutexes
- refactor the initialization to avoid using a subchannel without a guest


This series introduces new states and events and suppressed
others.
Here the list of states and events used in this serie:
- VFIO_CCW_STATE_NOT_OPER : when the Sub-Channel is KO
- VFIO_CCW_STATE_STANDBY : when it is offline
- VFIO_CCW_STATE_IDLE : when it is ready for I/O
- VFIO_CCW_STATE_BUSY : when it is busy doing I/O
- VFIO_CCW_STATE_QUIESCING(N): when it is busy going offline

- VFIO_CCW_EVENT_INIT : the channel setup (admin)
- VFIO_CCW_EVENT_NOT_OPER : something really wrong happened
- VFIO_CCW_EVENT_IO_REQ : Starting a SSCH request (UAPI)
- VFIO_CCW_EVENT_INTERRUPT(N) : Receiving an interrupt (callback)
- VFIO_CCW_EVENT_SCHIB_CHANGED(N): Receiving a channel event (callback)

The user's ABI do not change.



Pierre Morel (8):
vfio: ccw: Moving state change out of IRQ context
vfio: ccw: Transform FSM functions to return state
vfio: ccw: new VFIO_CCW_EVENT_SCHIB_CHANGED event
vfio: ccw: Only accept SSCH as an IO request
vfio: ccw: Suppress unused event parameter
vfio: ccw: Make FSM functions atomic
vfio: ccw: Introduce the INIT event
vfio: ccw: Suppressing the BOXED state

drivers/s390/cio/vfio_ccw_drv.c | 71 ++++++-----------
drivers/s390/cio/vfio_ccw_fsm.c | 147 +++++++++++++++++++++---------------
drivers/s390/cio/vfio_ccw_ops.c | 41 +++++-----
drivers/s390/cio/vfio_ccw_private.h | 12 ++-
4 files changed, 137 insertions(+), 134 deletions(-)

--
2.7.4

Changelog:

From v2 to v3:
- Concentrate more on securing the FSM:
- abandonned ONLINE/OFFLINE events
- abandonned make user wait on busy
- abandonned switch case on command to keep old
way of testing the START_SSCH bit in write syscall

From v1 to v2:
- rebased on current Linux branch
- change the name of VFIO_CCW_EVENT_SCH_EVENT to
VFIO_CCW_EVENT_SCHIB_CHANGED
- refactoring the initialization (mdev create/open
and driver probe)
- return -EAGAIN to let the low level retry the
sending of events
- make wait_for_completion interruptible


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