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SubjectRe: [PATCH] vhost: introduce mdev based hardware backend
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On 2019/9/27 下午5:38, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> 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?


Yes, but it needs to know how many queue pairs are available.

Thanks


>
>> 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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