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From: Chaitanya Kulkarni <Chaitanya.Kulkarni@wdc.com>
To: Max Gurtovoy <mgurtovoy@nvidia.com>,
	SelvaKumar S <selvakuma.s1@samsung.com>,
	"linux-nvme@lists.infradead.org" <linux-nvme@lists.infradead.org>
Cc: "axboe@kernel.dk" <axboe@kernel.dk>,
	Damien Le Moal <Damien.LeMoal@wdc.com>,
	"kch@kernel.org" <kch@kernel.org>,
	"sagi@grimberg.me" <sagi@grimberg.me>,
	"snitzer@redhat.com" <snitzer@redhat.com>,
	"selvajove@gmail.com" <selvajove@gmail.com>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"nj.shetty@samsung.com" <nj.shetty@samsung.com>,
	"linux-block@vger.kernel.org" <linux-block@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"dm-devel@redhat.com" <dm-devel@redhat.com>,
	"joshi.k@samsung.com" <joshi.k@samsung.com>,
	"javier.gonz@samsung.com" <javier.gonz@samsung.com>,
	"kbusch@kernel.org" <kbusch@kernel.org>,
	"joshiiitr@gmail.com" <joshiiitr@gmail.com>,
	"hch@lst.de" <hch@lst.de>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v5 0/4] add simple copy support
Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 00:29:59 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <BYAPR04MB49652982D00724001AE758C986729@BYAPR04MB4965.namprd04.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <b56a18a0-facc-edb3-c809-7436f1b1c15a@nvidia.com>

On 4/9/21 17:22, Max Gurtovoy wrote:
> On 2/19/2021 2:45 PM, SelvaKumar S wrote:
>> This patchset tries to add support for TP4065a ("Simple Copy Command"),
>> v2020.05.04 ("Ratified")
>>
>> The Specification can be found in following link.
>> https://nvmexpress.org/wp-content/uploads/NVM-Express-1.4-Ratified-TPs-1.zip
>>
>> Simple copy command is a copy offloading operation and is  used to copy
>> multiple contiguous ranges (source_ranges) of LBA's to a single destination
>> LBA within the device reducing traffic between host and device.
>>
>> This implementation doesn't add native copy offload support for stacked
>> devices rather copy offload is done through emulation. Possible use
>> cases are F2FS gc and BTRFS relocation/balance.
>>
>> *blkdev_issue_copy* takes source bdev, no of sources, array of source
>> ranges (in sectors), destination bdev and destination offset(in sectors).
>> If both source and destination block devices are same and copy_offload = 1,
>> then copy is done through native copy offloading. Copy emulation is used
>> in other cases.
>>
>> As SCSI XCOPY can take two different block devices and no of source range is
>> equal to 1, this interface can be extended in future to support SCSI XCOPY.
> Any idea why this TP wasn't designed for copy offload between 2 
> different namespaces in the same controller ?

Yes, it was the first attempt so to keep it simple.

Further work is needed to add incremental TP so that we can also do a copy
between the name-spaces of same controller (if we can't already) and to the
namespaces that belongs to the different controller.

> And a simple copy will be the case where the src_nsid == dst_nsid ?
>
> Also why there are multiple source ranges and only one dst range ? We 
> could add a bit to indicate if this range is src or dst..
>
>




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  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-10  0:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <CGME20210219124555epcas5p1334e7c4d64ada5dc4a2ca0feb48c1d44@epcas5p1.samsung.com>
2021-02-19 12:45 ` SelvaKumar S
     [not found]   ` <CGME20210219124559epcas5p41da46f1c248e334953d407a154697903@epcas5p4.samsung.com>
2021-02-19 12:45     ` [RFC PATCH v5 1/4] block: make bio_map_kern() non static SelvaKumar S
     [not found]   ` <CGME20210219124603epcas5p33add0f2c1781b2a4d71bf30c9e1ac647@epcas5p3.samsung.com>
2021-02-19 12:45     ` [RFC PATCH v5 2/4] block: add simple copy support SelvaKumar S
2021-02-20  4:59       ` Damien Le Moal
2021-04-07 11:32         ` Selva Jove
2021-04-12  0:24           ` Damien Le Moal
2021-04-12 14:34             ` Selva Jove
2021-04-13  0:32               ` Damien Le Moal
2021-04-14  6:58                 ` Selva Jove
     [not found]   ` <CGME20210219124608epcas5p2a673f9e00c3e7b5352f115497b0e2d98@epcas5p2.samsung.com>
2021-02-19 12:45     ` [RFC PATCH v5 3/4] nvme: " SelvaKumar S
2021-02-20  3:36       ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-02-22 15:57         ` Selva Jove
     [not found]   ` <CGME20210219124611epcas5p1c775b63b537e75da161556e375fcf05e@epcas5p1.samsung.com>
2021-02-19 12:45     ` [RFC PATCH v5 4/4] dm kcopyd: add simple copy offload support SelvaKumar S
2021-02-20 18:01   ` [RFC PATCH v5 0/4] add simple copy support David Laight
2021-02-20 19:08     ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-02-20 19:19     ` Keith Busch
2021-02-21 23:52   ` Dave Chinner
2021-02-23  9:14     ` Selva Jove
2021-02-22  1:31   ` Ming Lei
2021-02-22  6:52   ` Su Yue
2021-02-23  9:00     ` Selva Jove
2021-04-10  0:21   ` Max Gurtovoy
2021-04-10  0:29     ` Chaitanya Kulkarni [this message]
2021-04-10  6:32       ` Javier González
2021-04-11  9:10         ` Max Gurtovoy
2021-04-11 19:26           ` Javier González
2021-04-13 15:38             ` Max Gurtovoy
2021-04-13 18:25               ` Javier González
2021-04-13 18:36                 ` Chaitanya Kulkarni

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