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Subject: RE: [PATCH 0/5] vDPA support
Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 08:44:39 +0000
Message-ID: <AADFC41AFE54684AB9EE6CBC0274A5D19D73EC6B@SHSMSX104.ccr.corp.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200116124231.20253-1-jasowang@redhat.com>

> From: Jason Wang
> Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:42 PM
> 
> Hi all:
> 
> Based on the comments and discussion for mdev based hardware virtio
> offloading support[1]. A different approach to support vDPA device is
> proposed in this series.

Can you point to the actual link which triggered the direction change?
A quick glimpse in that thread doesn't reveal such information...

> 
> Instead of leveraging VFIO/mdev which may not work for some
> vendors. This series tries to introduce a dedicated vDPA bus and
> leverage vhost for userspace drivers. This help for the devices that
> are not fit for VFIO and may reduce the conflict when try to propose a
> bus template for virtual devices in [1].
> 
> The vDPA support is split into following parts:
> 
> 1) vDPA core (bus, device and driver abstraction)
> 2) virtio vDPA transport for kernel virtio driver to control vDPA
>    device
> 3) vhost vDPA bus driver for userspace vhost driver to control vDPA
>    device
> 4) vendor vDPA drivers
> 5) management API
> 
> Both 1) and 2) are included in this series. Tiwei will work on part
> 3). For 4), Ling Shan will work and post IFCVF driver. For 5) we leave
> it to vendor to implement, but it's better to come into an agreement
> for management to create/configure/destroy vDPA device.
> 
> The sample driver is kept but renamed to vdap_sim. An on-chip IOMMU
> implementation is added to sample device to make it work for both
> kernel virtio driver and userspace vhost driver. It implements a sysfs
> based management API, but it can switch to any other (e.g devlink) if
> necessary.
> 
> Please refer each patch for more information.
> 
> Comments are welcomed.
> 
> [1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/11/18/261
> 
> Jason Wang (5):
>   vhost: factor out IOTLB
>   vringh: IOTLB support
>   vDPA: introduce vDPA bus
>   virtio: introduce a vDPA based transport
>   vdpasim: vDPA device simulator
> 
>  MAINTAINERS                    |   2 +
>  drivers/vhost/Kconfig          |   7 +
>  drivers/vhost/Kconfig.vringh   |   1 +
>  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 +++++++
>  drivers/vhost/vringh.c         | 434 +++++++++++++++++-
>  drivers/virtio/Kconfig         |  15 +
>  drivers/virtio/Makefile        |   2 +
>  drivers/virtio/vdpa/Kconfig    |  26 ++
>  drivers/virtio/vdpa/Makefile   |   3 +
>  drivers/virtio/vdpa/vdpa.c     | 141 ++++++
>  drivers/virtio/vdpa/vdpa_sim.c | 796
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  drivers/virtio/virtio_vdpa.c   | 400 +++++++++++++++++
>  include/linux/vdpa.h           | 191 ++++++++
>  include/linux/vhost_iotlb.h    |  45 ++
>  include/linux/vringh.h         |  36 ++
>  19 files changed, 2327 insertions(+), 204 deletions(-)
>  create mode 100644 drivers/vhost/vhost_iotlb.c
>  create mode 100644 drivers/virtio/vdpa/Kconfig
>  create mode 100644 drivers/virtio/vdpa/Makefile
>  create mode 100644 drivers/virtio/vdpa/vdpa.c
>  create mode 100644 drivers/virtio/vdpa/vdpa_sim.c
>  create mode 100644 drivers/virtio/virtio_vdpa.c
>  create mode 100644 include/linux/vdpa.h
>  create mode 100644 include/linux/vhost_iotlb.h
> 
> --
> 2.19.1


  parent reply index

Thread overview: 76+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-16 12:42 Jason Wang
2020-01-16 12:42 ` [PATCH 1/5] vhost: factor out IOTLB Jason Wang
2020-01-17  4:14   ` Randy Dunlap
2020-01-17  9:34     ` Jason Wang
2020-01-18  0:01   ` kbuild test robot
2020-01-18  0:40   ` kbuild test robot
2020-01-16 12:42 ` [PATCH 2/5] vringh: IOTLB support Jason Wang
2020-01-17 21:54   ` kbuild test robot
2020-01-17 22:33   ` kbuild test robot
2020-01-16 12:42 ` [PATCH 3/5] vDPA: introduce vDPA bus Jason Wang
2020-01-16 15:22   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-17  3:03     ` Jason Wang
2020-01-17 13:54       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-20  7:50         ` Jason Wang
2020-01-20 12:17         ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-01-20 17:50           ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-20 21:56             ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-01-21 14:12               ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-21 14:15                 ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-01-21 14:16                   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-21  8:40       ` Tian, Kevin
2020-01-21  9:41         ` Jason Wang
2020-01-17  4:16   ` Randy Dunlap
2020-01-17  9:34     ` Jason Wang
2020-01-17 12:13   ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-01-17 13:52     ` Jason Wang
     [not found]       ` <CAJPjb1+fG9L3=iKbV4Vn13VwaeDZZdcfBPvarogF_Nzhk+FnKg@mail.gmail.com>
2020-01-19  9:07         ` Shahaf Shuler
2020-01-19  9:59           ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-01-20  8:44             ` Jason Wang
2020-01-20 12:09               ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-01-21  3:32                 ` Jason Wang
2020-01-20  8:43           ` Jason Wang
2020-01-20 17:49             ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-20 20:51               ` Shahaf Shuler
2020-01-20 21:25                 ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-01-20 21:47                   ` Shahaf Shuler
2020-01-20 21:59                     ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-01-21  6:01                       ` Shahaf Shuler
2020-01-21  7:57                         ` Jason Wang
2020-01-21 14:07                   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-21 14:16                     ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-01-20 21:48               ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-01-21  4:00               ` Jason Wang
2020-01-21  5:47                 ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-01-21  8:00                   ` Jason Wang
2020-01-21  8:15                     ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-01-21  8:35                       ` Jason Wang
2020-01-21 11:09                         ` Shahaf Shuler
2020-01-22  6:36                           ` Jason Wang
2020-01-21 14:05                       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-21 14:17                         ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-01-22  6:18                           ` Jason Wang
2020-01-20  8:19         ` Jason Wang
2020-01-16 12:42 ` [PATCH 4/5] virtio: introduce a vDPA based transport Jason Wang
2020-01-16 15:38   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-17  9:32     ` Jason Wang
2020-01-17 14:00       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-20  7:52         ` Jason Wang
2020-01-17  4:10   ` Randy Dunlap
2020-01-16 12:42 ` [PATCH 5/5] vdpasim: vDPA device simulator Jason Wang
2020-01-16 15:47   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-17  9:32     ` Jason Wang
2020-01-17 14:10       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-20  8:01         ` Jason Wang
2020-02-04  4:19         ` Jason Wang
2020-01-17  4:12   ` Randy Dunlap
2020-01-17  9:35     ` Jason Wang
2020-01-18 18:18   ` kbuild test robot
2020-01-28  3:32   ` Dan Carpenter
2020-02-04  4:07     ` Jason Wang
2020-02-04  8:21   ` Zhu Lingshan
2020-02-04  8:28     ` Jason Wang
2020-02-04 12:52       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-02-05  3:14         ` Jason Wang
2020-01-21  8:44 ` Tian, Kevin [this message]
2020-01-21  9:39   ` [PATCH 0/5] vDPA support Jason Wang

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