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From: Lu Baolu <baolu.lu@linux.intel.com>
To: Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan@linux.intel.com>,
	"Tian, Kevin" <kevin.tian@intel.com>
Cc: "Raj, Ashok" <ashok.raj@intel.com>,
	Jean-Philippe Brucker <jean-philippe@linaro.com>,
	"iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org"
	<iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Alex Williamson <alex.williamson@redhat.com>,
	David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>,
	Jonathan Cameron <jic23@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 03/11] iommu/vt-d: Add custom allocator for IOASID
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 10:22:36 +0800
Message-ID: <0d8bd9c3-4e01-ab12-8671-ff25a4821ed7@linux.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191028154900.0be0a48f@jacob-builder>

Hi,

On 10/29/19 6:49 AM, Jacob Pan wrote:
>>>> I'm not sure whether tying above logic to SVA is the right
>>>> approach. If vcmd interface doesn't work, the whole SM mode
>>>> doesn't make sense which is based on PASID-granular protection
>>>> (SVA is only one usage atop). If the only remaining usage of SM
>>>> is to map gIOVA using reserved PASID#0, then why not disabling SM
>>>> and just fallback to legacy mode?
>>>>
>>>> Based on that I prefer to disabling the SM mode completely (better
>>>> through an interface), and move the logic out of CONFIG_INTEL_
>>>> IOMMU_SVM
>>>>   
>>> Unfortunately, it is dangerous to disable SM after boot. SM uses
>>> different root/device contexts and pasid table formats. Disabling SM
>>> after boot requires changing above from SM format into legacy
>>> format.
>> You are correct.
>>
>>> Since ioasid registration failure is a rare case. How about moving
>>> this part of code up to the early stage of intel_iommu_init() and
>>> returning error if hardware present vcmd capability but software
>>> fails to register a custom ioasid allocator?
>>>    
>> It makes sense to me.
>>
> sounds good to me too, the earlier the less to clean up.

Actually, we even could return error directly and abort the iommu
initialization. The registration of custom ioasid allocator fails only
when memory runs out or software is buggy. In either cases, we should
abort iommu initialization.

Best regards,
baolu

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Thread overview: 78+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-24 19:54 [PATCH v7 00/11] Nested Shared Virtual Address (SVA) VT-d support Jacob Pan
2019-10-24 19:54 ` [PATCH v7 01/11] iommu/vt-d: Cache virtual command capability register Jacob Pan
2019-10-25  2:53   ` Lu Baolu
2019-10-25  6:06   ` Tian, Kevin
2019-11-08 10:32   ` Auger Eric
2019-10-24 19:54 ` [PATCH v7 02/11] iommu/vt-d: Enlightened PASID allocation Jacob Pan
2019-10-25  6:19   ` Tian, Kevin
2019-10-29 17:14     ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-29 18:16       ` Tian, Kevin
2019-11-08 10:33   ` Auger Eric
2019-11-08 22:22     ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-24 19:54 ` [PATCH v7 03/11] iommu/vt-d: Add custom allocator for IOASID Jacob Pan
2019-10-25  2:30   ` Lu Baolu
2019-10-25  4:43     ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-25  6:40       ` Tian, Kevin
2019-10-25 14:39         ` Lu Baolu
2019-10-25 15:52           ` Tian, Kevin
2019-10-28 22:49             ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-29  2:22               ` Lu Baolu [this message]
2019-10-25  6:31   ` Tian, Kevin
2019-10-28 22:52     ` Jacob Pan
2019-11-08 10:40   ` Auger Eric
2019-11-08 22:26     ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-24 19:54 ` [PATCH v7 04/11] iommu/vt-d: Replace Intel specific PASID allocator with IOASID Jacob Pan
2019-10-25  5:47   ` Lu Baolu
2019-11-01 18:29     ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-25  6:41   ` Tian, Kevin
2019-10-28 22:46     ` Jacob Pan
2019-11-08 11:30   ` Auger Eric
2019-11-08 22:55     ` Jacob Pan
2019-11-12  9:54       ` Auger Eric
2019-10-24 19:54 ` [PATCH v7 05/11] iommu/vt-d: Move domain helper to header Jacob Pan
2019-10-25  5:26   ` Lu Baolu
2019-10-24 19:54 ` [PATCH v7 06/11] iommu/vt-d: Avoid duplicated code for PASID setup Jacob Pan
2019-10-25  5:32   ` Lu Baolu
2019-10-25  6:42   ` Tian, Kevin
2019-10-28 22:41     ` Jacob Pan
2019-11-12  9:54   ` Auger Eric
2019-10-24 19:55 ` [PATCH v7 07/11] iommu/vt-d: Add nested translation helper function Jacob Pan
2019-10-25  7:04   ` Tian, Kevin
2019-11-01 21:10     ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-25 15:04   ` Lu Baolu
2019-10-25 16:06     ` Jacob Pan
2019-11-08 13:55   ` Auger Eric
2019-10-24 19:55 ` [PATCH v7 08/11] iommu/vt-d: Misc macro clean up for SVM Jacob Pan
2019-10-26  1:00   ` Lu Baolu
2019-10-28 22:38     ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-24 19:55 ` [PATCH v7 09/11] iommu/vt-d: Add bind guest PASID support Jacob Pan
2019-10-25  7:19   ` Tian, Kevin
2019-10-25 17:33     ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-28  6:03       ` Tian, Kevin
2019-10-28 16:02         ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-29  7:57           ` Tian, Kevin
2019-10-29 16:11             ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-29 18:04               ` Tian, Kevin
2019-10-29  2:33         ` Lu Baolu
2019-10-26  2:01   ` Lu Baolu
2019-10-28 22:29     ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-29  2:54       ` Lu Baolu
2019-10-29  4:11         ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-29  5:04           ` Lu Baolu
2019-10-24 19:55 ` [PATCH v7 10/11] iommu/vt-d: Support flushing more translation cache types Jacob Pan
2019-10-25  7:21   ` Tian, Kevin
2019-11-01 21:30     ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-26  2:22   ` Lu Baolu
2019-11-01 21:28     ` Jacob Pan
2019-11-08 16:18   ` Auger Eric
2019-11-08 23:05     ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-24 19:55 ` [PATCH v7 11/11] iommu/vt-d: Add svm/sva invalidate function Jacob Pan
2019-10-25  7:27   ` Tian, Kevin
2019-10-26  2:40     ` Lu Baolu
2019-10-26  7:03       ` Lu Baolu
2019-10-28  6:06         ` Tian, Kevin
2019-10-28 16:10           ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-29 18:52             ` Tian, Kevin
2019-10-29 19:25               ` Jacob Pan
2019-10-28 16:13     ` Jacob Pan
2019-11-12 10:28   ` Auger Eric

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