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SubjectRe: [PATCH V5 0/9] Fixes for vhost metadata acceleration
On Fri, Aug 09, 2019 at 01:48:42AM -0400, Jason Wang wrote:
> Hi all:
>
> This series try to fix several issues introduced by meta data
> accelreation series. Please review.
>
> Changes from V4:
> - switch to use spinlock synchronize MMU notifier with accessors
>
> Changes from V3:
> - remove the unnecessary patch
>
> Changes from V2:
> - use seqlck helper to synchronize MMU notifier with vhost worker
>
> Changes from V1:
> - try not use RCU to syncrhonize MMU notifier with vhost worker
> - set dirty pages after no readers
> - return -EAGAIN only when we find the range is overlapped with
> metadata
>
> Jason Wang (9):
> vhost: don't set uaddr for invalid address
> vhost: validate MMU notifier registration
> vhost: fix vhost map leak
> vhost: reset invalidate_count in vhost_set_vring_num_addr()
> vhost: mark dirty pages during map uninit
> vhost: don't do synchronize_rcu() in vhost_uninit_vq_maps()
> vhost: do not use RCU to synchronize MMU notifier with worker
> vhost: correctly set dirty pages in MMU notifiers callback
> vhost: do not return -EAGAIN for non blocking invalidation too early
>
> drivers/vhost/vhost.c | 202 +++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------------
> drivers/vhost/vhost.h | 6 +-
> 2 files changed, 122 insertions(+), 86 deletions(-)

This generally looks more solid.

But this amounts to a significant overhaul of the code.

At this point how about we revert 7f466032dc9e5a61217f22ea34b2df932786bbfc
for this release, and then re-apply a corrected version
for the next one?


> --
> 2.18.1

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