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SubjectRe: [PATCH] vhost: introduce mdev based hardware backend
On Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 04:47:43PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
>
> 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?

There's a feature bit for this, isn't there?

> 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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