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From: Coly Li <colyli@suse.de>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>, "Huang, Ying" <ying.huang@intel.com>
Cc: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>, Jan Kara <jack@suse.com>,
	Hannes Reinecke <hare@suse.com>,
	linux-bcache@vger.kernel.org, linux-block@vger.kernel.org,
	Jianpeng Ma <jianpeng.ma@intel.com>,
	Qiaowei Ren <qiaowei.ren@intel.com>,
	axboe@kernel.dk
Subject: Re: Ask help for code review (was Re: [PATCH 03/14] bcache: add initial data structures for nvm pages)
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:19:11 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <f150a8a6-26ee-8fdd-2964-be1254835bc1@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210623070405.GA537@lst.de>

On 6/23/21 3:04 PM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Storing a pointer on-media is completely broken.  It is not endian
> clean, not 32-bit vs 64-bit clean and will lead to problems when addresses

Why it is not endian clean, and not 32-bit vs. 64 bit clean for bcache ?
Bcache does not support endian clean indeed, and libnvdimm only works with
64bit physical address width. The only restriction here by using pointer is
the CPU register word should be 64bits, because we use the NVDIMM as memory.

Is it one of the way how NVDIMM (especially Intel AEP) designed to use ?
As a non-volatiled memory.

> change.  And they will change - maybe not often with DDR-attached
> memory, but very certainly with CXL-attached memory that is completely
> hot pluggable.

Does the already mapped DAX base address change in runtime during memory
hot plugable ?
If not, it won't be a problem here for this specific use case.

Coly Li

  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-23  7:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 60+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-15  5:49 [PATCH 00/14] bcache patches for Linux v5.14 Coly Li
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 01/14] bcache: fix error info in register_bcache() Coly Li
2021-06-22  9:47   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 02/14] md: bcache: Fix spelling of 'acquire' Coly Li
2021-06-22 10:03   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 03/14] bcache: add initial data structures for nvm pages Coly Li
2021-06-21 16:17   ` Ask help for code review (was Re: [PATCH 03/14] bcache: add initial data structures for nvm pages) Coly Li
2021-06-22  8:41     ` Huang, Ying
2021-06-23  4:32       ` Coly Li
2021-06-23  6:53         ` Huang, Ying
2021-06-23  7:04           ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-23  7:19             ` Coly Li [this message]
2021-06-23  7:21               ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-23 10:05                 ` Coly Li
2021-06-23 11:16                   ` Coly Li
2021-06-23 11:49                   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-23 12:09                     ` Coly Li
2021-06-22 10:19   ` [PATCH 03/14] bcache: add initial data structures for nvm pages Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-23  7:09     ` Coly Li
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 04/14] bcache: initialize the nvm pages allocator Coly Li
2021-06-22 10:39   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-23  5:26     ` Coly Li
2021-06-23  9:16       ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-23  9:34         ` Coly Li
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 05/14] bcache: initialization of the buddy Coly Li
2021-06-22 10:45   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-23  5:35     ` Coly Li
2021-06-23  5:46       ` Re[2]: " Pavel Goran
2021-06-23  6:03         ` Coly Li
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 06/14] bcache: bch_nvm_alloc_pages() " Coly Li
2021-06-22 10:51   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-23  6:02     ` Coly Li
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 07/14] bcache: bch_nvm_free_pages() " Coly Li
2021-06-22 10:53   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-23  6:06     ` Coly Li
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 08/14] bcache: get allocated pages from specific owner Coly Li
2021-06-22 10:54   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-23  6:08     ` Coly Li
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 09/14] bcache: use bucket index to set GC_MARK_METADATA for journal buckets in bch_btree_gc_finish() Coly Li
2021-06-22 10:55   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-23  6:09     ` Coly Li
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 10/14] bcache: add BCH_FEATURE_INCOMPAT_NVDIMM_META into incompat feature set Coly Li
2021-06-22 10:59   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-23  6:09     ` Coly Li
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 11/14] bcache: initialize bcache journal for NVDIMM meta device Coly Li
2021-06-22 11:01   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-23  6:17     ` Coly Li
2021-06-23  9:20       ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-23 10:14         ` Coly Li
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 12/14] bcache: support storing bcache journal into " Coly Li
2021-06-22 11:03   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-23  6:19     ` Coly Li
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 13/14] bcache: read jset from NVDIMM pages for journal replay Coly Li
2021-06-22 11:04   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-23  6:21     ` Coly Li
2021-06-15  5:49 ` [PATCH 14/14] bcache: add sysfs interface register_nvdimm_meta to register NVDIMM meta device Coly Li
2021-06-22 11:04   ` Hannes Reinecke
2021-06-21 15:14 ` [PATCH 00/14] bcache patches for Linux v5.14 Jens Axboe
2021-06-21 15:25   ` Coly Li
2021-06-21 15:27     ` Jens Axboe

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