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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 00/15] Add VFIO mediated device support and IMS support for the idxd driver.
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On 2020/4/22 上午7:54, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
>> The mdev utilizes Interrupt Message Store or IMS[3] instead of MSIX for
>> interrupts for the guest. This preserves MSIX for host usages and also allows a
>> significantly larger number of interrupt vectors for guest usage.
> I never did get a reply to my earlier remarks on the IMS patches.
>
> The concept of a device specific addr/data table format for MSI is not
> Intel specific. This should be general code. We have a device that can
> use this kind of kernel capability today.
>
> Jason
>

+1.

Another example is to extend virtio MMIO to support MSI[1].

Thanks

[1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2020/2/10/127


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