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SubjectRe: [PATCH V3 1/5] vhost: factor out IOTLB
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On 2/19/20 7:56 PM, Jason Wang wrote:
> This patch factors out IOTLB into a dedicated module in order to be
> reused by other modules like vringh. User may choose to enable the
> automatic retiring by specifying VHOST_IOTLB_FLAG_RETIRE flag to fit
> for the case of vhost device IOTLB implementation.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
> ---
> MAINTAINERS | 1 +
> drivers/vhost/Kconfig | 7 ++
> drivers/vhost/Makefile | 2 +
> drivers/vhost/net.c | 2 +-
> drivers/vhost/vhost.c | 221 +++++++++++-------------------------
> drivers/vhost/vhost.h | 36 ++----
> drivers/vhost/vhost_iotlb.c | 171 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> include/linux/vhost_iotlb.h | 45 ++++++++
> 8 files changed, 304 insertions(+), 181 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 drivers/vhost/vhost_iotlb.c
> create mode 100644 include/linux/vhost_iotlb.h
>

Hi,
Sorry if you have gone over this previously:

> diff --git a/drivers/vhost/Kconfig b/drivers/vhost/Kconfig
> index 3d03ccbd1adc..eef634ff9a6e 100644
> --- a/drivers/vhost/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/vhost/Kconfig
> @@ -36,6 +36,7 @@ config VHOST_VSOCK
>
> config VHOST
> tristate
> + select VHOST_IOTLB
> ---help---
> This option is selected by any driver which needs to access
> the core of vhost.
> @@ -54,3 +55,9 @@ config VHOST_CROSS_ENDIAN_LEGACY
> adds some overhead, it is disabled by default.
>
> If unsure, say "N".
> +
> +config VHOST_IOTLB
> + tristate
> + default m

"default m" should not be needed. Just make whatever needs it select it.

> + help
> + Generic IOTLB implementation for vhost and vringh.


--
~Randy

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