lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2020]   [Jan]   [20]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/5] vDPA: introduce vDPA bus
On Fri, Jan 17, 2020 at 01:54:42PM +0000, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > 1) "virtio" vs "vhost", I implemented matching method for this in mdev
> > series, but it looks unnecessary for vDPA device driver to know about this.
> > Anyway we can use sysfs driver bind/unbind to switch drivers
> > 2) virtio device id and vendor id. I'm not sure we need this consider the
> > two drivers so far (virtio/vhost) are all bus drivers.
>
> As we seem to be contemplating some dynamic creation of vdpa devices I
> think upon creation time it should be specified what mode they should
> run it and then all driver binding and autoloading should happen
> automatically. Telling the user to bind/unbind is a very poor
> experience.

Maybe but OTOH it's an existing interface. I think we can reasonably
start with bind/unbind and then add ability to specify
the mode later. bind/unbind come from core so they will be
maintained anyway.
--
MST

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2020-01-20 13:18    [W:0.123 / U:0.160 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site