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SubjectRe: [PATCH] vhost: introduce mdev based hardware backend
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On 2019/9/27 下午12:54, Tiwei Bie wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 11:46:06AM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
>> On 2019/9/26 下午12:54, Tiwei Bie wrote:
>>> +
>>> +static long vhost_mdev_start(struct vhost_mdev *m)
>>> +{
>>> + struct mdev_device *mdev = m->mdev;
>>> + const struct virtio_mdev_device_ops *ops = mdev_get_dev_ops(mdev);
>>> + struct virtio_mdev_callback cb;
>>> + struct vhost_virtqueue *vq;
>>> + int idx;
>>> +
>>> + ops->set_features(mdev, m->acked_features);
>>> +
>>> + mdev_add_status(mdev, VIRTIO_CONFIG_S_FEATURES_OK);
>>> + if (!(mdev_get_status(mdev) & VIRTIO_CONFIG_S_FEATURES_OK))
>>> + goto reset;
>>> +
>>> + for (idx = 0; idx < m->nvqs; idx++) {
>>> + vq = &m->vqs[idx];
>>> +
>>> + if (!vq->desc || !vq->avail || !vq->used)
>>> + break;
>>> +
>>> + if (ops->set_vq_state(mdev, idx, vq->last_avail_idx))
>>> + goto reset;
>> If we do set_vq_state() in SET_VRING_BASE, we won't need this step here.
> Yeah, I plan to do it in the next version.
>
>>> +
>>> + /*
>>> + * In vhost-mdev, userspace should pass ring addresses
>>> + * in guest physical addresses when IOMMU is disabled or
>>> + * IOVAs when IOMMU is enabled.
>>> + */
>> A question here, consider we're using noiommu mode. If guest physical
>> address is passed here, how can a device use that?
>>
>> I believe you meant "host physical address" here? And it also have the
>> implication that the HPA should be continuous (e.g using hugetlbfs).
> The comment is talking about the virtual IOMMU (i.e. iotlb in vhost).
> It should be rephrased to cover the noiommu case as well. Thanks for
> spotting this.
>
>
>>> +
>>> + switch (cmd) {
>>> + case VHOST_MDEV_SET_STATE:
>>> + r = vhost_set_state(m, argp);
>>> + break;
>>> + case VHOST_GET_FEATURES:
>>> + r = vhost_get_features(m, argp);
>>> + break;
>>> + case VHOST_SET_FEATURES:
>>> + r = vhost_set_features(m, argp);
>>> + break;
>>> + case VHOST_GET_VRING_BASE:
>>> + r = vhost_get_vring_base(m, argp);
>>> + break;
>> Does it mean the SET_VRING_BASE may only take affect after
>> VHOST_MEV_SET_STATE?
> Yeah, in this version, SET_VRING_BASE won't set the base to the
> device directly. But I plan to not delay this anymore in the next
> version to support the SET_STATUS.
>
>>> + default:
>>> + r = vhost_dev_ioctl(&m->dev, cmd, argp);
>>> + if (r == -ENOIOCTLCMD)
>>> + r = vhost_vring_ioctl(&m->dev, cmd, argp);
>>> + }
>>> +
>>> + mutex_unlock(&m->mutex);
>>> + return r;
>>> +}
>>> +
>>> +static const struct vfio_device_ops vfio_vhost_mdev_dev_ops = {
>>> + .name = "vfio-vhost-mdev",
>>> + .open = vhost_mdev_open,
>>> + .release = vhost_mdev_release,
>>> + .ioctl = vhost_mdev_unlocked_ioctl,
>>> +};
>>> +
>>> +static int vhost_mdev_probe(struct device *dev)
>>> +{
>>> + struct mdev_device *mdev = mdev_from_dev(dev);
>>> + const struct virtio_mdev_device_ops *ops = mdev_get_dev_ops(mdev);
>>> + struct vhost_mdev *m;
>>> + int nvqs, r;
>>> +
>>> + m = kzalloc(sizeof(*m), GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_RETRY_MAYFAIL);
>>> + if (!m)
>>> + return -ENOMEM;
>>> +
>>> + mutex_init(&m->mutex);
>>> +
>>> + nvqs = ops->get_queue_max(mdev);
>>> + m->nvqs = nvqs;
>> The name could be confusing, get_queue_max() is to get the maximum number of
>> entries for a virtqueue supported by this device.
> OK. It might be better to rename it to something like:
>
> get_vq_num_max()
>
> which is more consistent with the set_vq_num().
>
>> It looks to me that we need another API to query the maximum number of
>> virtqueues supported by the device.
> Yeah.
>
> Thanks,
> Tiwei


One problem here:

Consider if we want to support multiqueue, how did userspace know about
this? Note this information could be fetched from get_config() via a
device specific way, do we want ioctl for accessing that area?

Thanks

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