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From: "Tian, Kevin" <kevin.tian@intel.com>
To: Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ziepe.ca>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>, Joerg Roedel <joro@8bytes.org>,
	"Alex Williamson" <alex.williamson@redhat.com>,
	David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>,
	Lu Baolu <baolu.lu@linux.intel.com>,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Kirti Wankhede <kwankhede@nvidia.com>,
	"linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org" 
	<linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>,
	"iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org"
	<iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org>,
	"kvm@vger.kernel.org" <kvm@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: [PATCH 3/6] vfio: remove the unused mdev iommu hook
Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 06:27:52 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <MWHPR11MB18865A22BE30F575676FF7688C509@MWHPR11MB1886.namprd11.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210513120058.GG1096940@ziepe.ca>

> From: Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ziepe.ca>
> Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:01 PM
> 
> On Thu, May 13, 2021 at 03:28:52AM +0000, Tian, Kevin wrote:
> 
> > Are you specially concerned about this iommu_device hack which
> > directly connects mdev_device to iommu layer or the entire removed
> > logic including the aux domain concept? For the former we are now
> > following up the referred thread to find a clean way. But for the latter
> > we feel it's still necessary regardless of how iommu interface is redesigned
> > to support device connection from the upper level driver. The reason is
> > that with mdev or subdevice one physical device could be attached to
> > multiple domains now. there could be a primary domain with DOMAIN_
> > DMA type for DMA_API use by parent driver itself, and multiple auxiliary
> > domains with DOMAIN_UNMANAGED types for subdevices assigned to
> > different VMs.
> 
> Why do we need more domains than just the physical domain for the
> parent? How does auxdomain appear in /dev/ioasid?
> 

Say the parent device has three WQs. WQ1 is used by parent driver itself,
while WQ2/WQ3 are assigned to VM1/VM2 respectively.

WQ1 is attached to domain1 for an IOVA space to support DMA API 
operations in parent driver. 

WQ2 is attached to domain2 for the GPA space of VM1. Domain2 is
created when WQ2 is assigned to VM1 as a mdev.

WQ3 is attached to domain3 for the GPA space of VM2. Domain3 is
created when WQ3 is assigned to VM2 as a mdev.

In this case domain1 is the primary while the other two are auxiliary
to the parent.

auxdomain represents as a normal domain in /dev/ioasid, with only
care required when doing attachment.

e.g. VM1 is assigned with both a pdev and mdev. Qemu creates 
gpa_ioasid which is associated with a single domain for VM1's 
GPA space and this domain is shared by both pdev and mdev.

The domain becomes the primary domain of pdev when attaching 
pdev to gpa_ioasid:
	iommu_attach_device(domain, device);

The domain becomes the auxiliary domain of mdev's parent when
attaching mdev to gpa_ioasid:
	iommu_aux_attach_device(domain, device, pasid);

Thanks
Kevin

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-14  6:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-10  6:53 more iommu dead code removal Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-10  6:54 ` [PATCH 1/6] iommu: remove the unused dev_has_feat method Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-10  6:54 ` [PATCH 2/6] iommu: remove the unused iommu_aux_get_pasid interface Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-10  6:54 ` [PATCH 3/6] vfio: remove the unused mdev iommu hook Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-10 15:54   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-05-13  3:28     ` Tian, Kevin
2021-05-13 12:00       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-05-14  6:27         ` Tian, Kevin [this message]
2021-05-14  6:54         ` Tian, Kevin
2021-05-14 12:19           ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-05-14 12:58             ` Tian, Kevin
2021-05-14 13:31               ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-05-17 12:22                 ` Joerg Roedel
2021-05-17 12:30                   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-05-17 12:53                     ` Joerg Roedel
2021-05-17 13:35                       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-05-17 15:35                         ` Joerg Roedel
2021-05-19 15:23                           ` Robin Murphy
2021-05-19 18:06                             ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-05-19 23:12                               ` Tian, Kevin
2021-05-19 23:24                                 ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-05-20 14:13                                   ` Robin Murphy
2021-05-20 14:34                                     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-05-24 18:18                                       ` Robin Murphy
2021-05-25  0:00                                         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-06-30  9:08                           ` Tian, Kevin
2021-07-22 13:34                             ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-07-23  5:36                               ` Tian, Kevin
2021-07-23  5:41                                 ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-07-23  5:44                                   ` Tian, Kevin
2021-07-22  6:02                           ` Tian, Kevin
2021-05-14 13:17         ` Tian, Kevin
2021-05-14 13:39           ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-05-14 14:28             ` Tian, Kevin
2021-05-14 14:44               ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-05-10  6:54 ` [PATCH 4/6] iommu: remove iommu_aux_{attach,detach}_device Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-10  6:54 ` [PATCH 5/6] iommu: remove IOMMU_DEV_FEAT_AUX Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-10  6:54 ` [PATCH 6/6] iommu: remove iommu_dev_feature_enabled Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-10 11:54 ` more iommu dead code removal Jason Gunthorpe

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