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From: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
To: Eli Cohen <eli@mellanox.com>, Zhu Lingshan <lingshan.zhu@intel.com>
Cc: alex.williamson@redhat.com, mst@redhat.com, pbonzini@redhat.com,
	sean.j.christopherson@intel.com, wanpengli@tencent.com,
	virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, kvm@vger.kernel.org,
	shahafs@mellanox.com, parav@mellanox.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH V4 4/6] vhost_vdpa: implement IRQ offloading in vhost_vdpa
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 17:21:53 +0800
Message-ID: <c87d4a5a-3106-caf2-2bc1-764677218967@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200728090438.GA21875@nps-server-21.mtl.labs.mlnx>


On 2020/7/28 下午5:04, Eli Cohen wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 12:24:03PM +0800, Zhu Lingshan wrote:
>>   
>> +static void vhost_vdpa_setup_vq_irq(struct vhost_vdpa *v, int qid)
>> +{
>> +	struct vhost_virtqueue *vq = &v->vqs[qid];
>> +	const struct vdpa_config_ops *ops = v->vdpa->config;
>> +	struct vdpa_device *vdpa = v->vdpa;
>> +	int ret, irq;
>> +
>> +	spin_lock(&vq->call_ctx.ctx_lock);
>> +	irq = ops->get_vq_irq(vdpa, qid);
>> +	if (!vq->call_ctx.ctx || irq == -EINVAL) {
>> +		spin_unlock(&vq->call_ctx.ctx_lock);
>> +		return;
>> +	}
>> +
> If I understand correctly, this will cause these IRQs to be forwarded
> directly to the VCPU, e.g. will be handled by the guest/qemu.


Yes, if it can bypassed, the interrupt will be delivered to vCPU directly.


> Does this mean that the host will not handle this interrupt? How does it
> work in case on level triggered interrupts?


There's no guarantee that the KVM arch code can make sure the irq bypass 
work for any type of irq. So if they the irq will still need to be 
handled by host first. This means we should keep the host interrupt 
handler as a slowpath (fallback).


>
> In the case of ConnectX, I need to execute some code to acknowledge the
> interrupt.


This turns out to be hard for irq bypassing to work. Is it because the 
irq is shared or what kind of ack you need to do?

Thanks


>
> Can you explain how this should be done?
>


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Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-28  4:23 [PATCH V4 0/6] IRQ offloading for vDPA Zhu Lingshan
2020-07-28  4:24 ` [PATCH V4 1/6] vhost: introduce vhost_vring_call Zhu Lingshan
2020-07-28  4:24 ` [PATCH V4 2/6] kvm: detect assigned device via irqbypass manager Zhu Lingshan
2020-07-28  4:24 ` [PATCH V4 3/6] vDPA: add get_vq_irq() in vdpa_config_ops Zhu Lingshan
2020-07-28  7:42   ` Jason Wang
2020-07-28  4:24 ` [PATCH V4 4/6] vhost_vdpa: implement IRQ offloading in vhost_vdpa Zhu Lingshan
2020-07-28  7:53   ` Jason Wang
     [not found]     ` <f3e375da-3aa8-7a0c-237c-25943667a535@intel.com>
2020-07-28 10:29       ` Jason Wang
2020-07-28  9:04   ` Eli Cohen
2020-07-29  9:21     ` Jason Wang [this message]
2020-07-29  9:55       ` Eli Cohen
2020-07-29 10:19         ` Jason Wang
2020-07-29 11:13           ` Eli Cohen
2020-07-29 14:15           ` Eli Cohen
2020-07-31  3:11             ` Jason Wang
2020-07-28  4:24 ` [PATCH V4 5/6] ifcvf: implement vdpa_config_ops.get_vq_irq() Zhu Lingshan
2020-07-28  4:24 ` [PATCH V4 6/6] irqbypass: do not start cons/prod when failed connect Zhu Lingshan
2020-07-31  3:18 ` [PATCH V4 0/6] IRQ offloading for vDPA Jason Wang

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