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From: Mathieu Poirier <mathieu.poirier@linaro.org>
To: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com>
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Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 00/22] Enhance VHOST to enable SoC-to-SoC communication
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2020 11:31:23 -0600
Message-ID: <CANLsYky4ZrgYGZUyg4iVwbM3TQk5dvOSBwPFER8qofixjn4vyA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
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On Thu, 2 Jul 2020 at 03:51, Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Jul 02, 2020 at 01:51:21PM +0530, Kishon Vijay Abraham I wrote:
> > This series enhances Linux Vhost support to enable SoC-to-SoC
> > communication over MMIO. This series enables rpmsg communication between
> > two SoCs using both PCIe RC<->EP and HOST1-NTB-HOST2
> >
> > 1) Modify vhost to use standard Linux driver model
> > 2) Add support in vring to access virtqueue over MMIO
> > 3) Add vhost client driver for rpmsg
> > 4) Add PCIe RC driver (uses virtio) and PCIe EP driver (uses vhost) for
> >    rpmsg communication between two SoCs connected to each other
> > 5) Add NTB Virtio driver and NTB Vhost driver for rpmsg communication
> >    between two SoCs connected via NTB
> > 6) Add configfs to configure the components
> >
> > UseCase1 :
> >
> >  VHOST RPMSG                     VIRTIO RPMSG
> >       +                               +
> >       |                               |
> >       |                               |
> >       |                               |
> >       |                               |
> > +-----v------+                 +------v-------+
> > |   Linux    |                 |     Linux    |
> > |  Endpoint  |                 | Root Complex |
> > |            <----------------->              |
> > |            |                 |              |
> > |    SOC1    |                 |     SOC2     |
> > +------------+                 +--------------+
> >
> > UseCase 2:
> >
> >      VHOST RPMSG                                      VIRTIO RPMSG
> >           +                                                 +
> >           |                                                 |
> >           |                                                 |
> >           |                                                 |
> >           |                                                 |
> >    +------v------+                                   +------v------+
> >    |             |                                   |             |
> >    |    HOST1    |                                   |    HOST2    |
> >    |             |                                   |             |
> >    +------^------+                                   +------^------+
> >           |                                                 |
> >           |                                                 |
> > +---------------------------------------------------------------------+
> > |  +------v------+                                   +------v------+  |
> > |  |             |                                   |             |  |
> > |  |     EP      |                                   |     EP      |  |
> > |  | CONTROLLER1 |                                   | CONTROLLER2 |  |
> > |  |             <----------------------------------->             |  |
> > |  |             |                                   |             |  |
> > |  |             |                                   |             |  |
> > |  |             |  SoC With Multiple EP Instances   |             |  |
> > |  |             |  (Configured using NTB Function)  |             |  |
> > |  +-------------+                                   +-------------+  |
> > +---------------------------------------------------------------------+
> >
> > Software Layering:
> >
> > The high-level SW layering should look something like below. This series
> > adds support only for RPMSG VHOST, however something similar should be
> > done for net and scsi. With that any vhost device (PCI, NTB, Platform
> > device, user) can use any of the vhost client driver.
> >
> >
> >     +----------------+  +-----------+  +------------+  +----------+
> >     |  RPMSG VHOST   |  | NET VHOST |  | SCSI VHOST |  |    X     |
> >     +-------^--------+  +-----^-----+  +-----^------+  +----^-----+
> >             |                 |              |              |
> >             |                 |              |              |
> >             |                 |              |              |
> > +-----------v-----------------v--------------v--------------v----------+
> > |                            VHOST CORE                                |
> > +--------^---------------^--------------------^------------------^-----+
> >          |               |                    |                  |
> >          |               |                    |                  |
> >          |               |                    |                  |
> > +--------v-------+  +----v------+  +----------v----------+  +----v-----+
> > |  PCI EPF VHOST |  | NTB VHOST |  |PLATFORM DEVICE VHOST|  |    X     |
> > +----------------+  +-----------+  +---------------------+  +----------+
> >
> > This was initially proposed here [1]
> >
> > [1] -> https://lore.kernel.org/r/2cf00ec4-1ed6-f66e-6897-006d1a5b6390@ti.com
>
>
> I find this very interesting. A huge patchset so will take a bit
> to review, but I certainly plan to do that. Thanks!

Same here - it will take time.  This patchset is sizable and sits
behind a few others that are equally big.

>
> >
> > Kishon Vijay Abraham I (22):
> >   vhost: Make _feature_ bits a property of vhost device
> >   vhost: Introduce standard Linux driver model in VHOST
> >   vhost: Add ops for the VHOST driver to configure VHOST device
> >   vringh: Add helpers to access vring in MMIO
> >   vhost: Add MMIO helpers for operations on vhost virtqueue
> >   vhost: Introduce configfs entry for configuring VHOST
> >   virtio_pci: Use request_threaded_irq() instead of request_irq()
> >   rpmsg: virtio_rpmsg_bus: Disable receive virtqueue callback when
> >     reading messages
> >   rpmsg: Introduce configfs entry for configuring rpmsg
> >   rpmsg: virtio_rpmsg_bus: Add Address Service Notification support
> >   rpmsg: virtio_rpmsg_bus: Move generic rpmsg structure to
> >     rpmsg_internal.h
> >   virtio: Add ops to allocate and free buffer
> >   rpmsg: virtio_rpmsg_bus: Use virtio_alloc_buffer() and
> >     virtio_free_buffer()
> >   rpmsg: Add VHOST based remote processor messaging bus
> >   samples/rpmsg: Setup delayed work to send message
> >   samples/rpmsg: Wait for address to be bound to rpdev for sending
> >     message
> >   rpmsg.txt: Add Documentation to configure rpmsg using configfs
> >   virtio_pci: Add VIRTIO driver for VHOST on Configurable PCIe Endpoint
> >     device
> >   PCI: endpoint: Add EP function driver to provide VHOST interface
> >   NTB: Add a new NTB client driver to implement VIRTIO functionality
> >   NTB: Add a new NTB client driver to implement VHOST functionality
> >   NTB: Describe the ntb_virtio and ntb_vhost client in the documentation
> >
> >  Documentation/driver-api/ntb.rst              |   11 +
> >  Documentation/rpmsg.txt                       |   56 +
> >  drivers/ntb/Kconfig                           |   18 +
> >  drivers/ntb/Makefile                          |    2 +
> >  drivers/ntb/ntb_vhost.c                       |  776 +++++++++++
> >  drivers/ntb/ntb_virtio.c                      |  853 ++++++++++++
> >  drivers/ntb/ntb_virtio.h                      |   56 +
> >  drivers/pci/endpoint/functions/Kconfig        |   11 +
> >  drivers/pci/endpoint/functions/Makefile       |    1 +
> >  .../pci/endpoint/functions/pci-epf-vhost.c    | 1144 ++++++++++++++++
> >  drivers/rpmsg/Kconfig                         |   10 +
> >  drivers/rpmsg/Makefile                        |    3 +-
> >  drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_cfs.c                     |  394 ++++++
> >  drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_core.c                    |    7 +
> >  drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_internal.h                |  136 ++
> >  drivers/rpmsg/vhost_rpmsg_bus.c               | 1151 +++++++++++++++++
> >  drivers/rpmsg/virtio_rpmsg_bus.c              |  184 ++-
> >  drivers/vhost/Kconfig                         |    1 +
> >  drivers/vhost/Makefile                        |    2 +-
> >  drivers/vhost/net.c                           |   10 +-
> >  drivers/vhost/scsi.c                          |   24 +-
> >  drivers/vhost/test.c                          |   17 +-
> >  drivers/vhost/vdpa.c                          |    2 +-
> >  drivers/vhost/vhost.c                         |  730 ++++++++++-
> >  drivers/vhost/vhost_cfs.c                     |  341 +++++
> >  drivers/vhost/vringh.c                        |  332 +++++
> >  drivers/vhost/vsock.c                         |   20 +-
> >  drivers/virtio/Kconfig                        |    9 +
> >  drivers/virtio/Makefile                       |    1 +
> >  drivers/virtio/virtio_pci_common.c            |   25 +-
> >  drivers/virtio/virtio_pci_epf.c               |  670 ++++++++++
> >  include/linux/mod_devicetable.h               |    6 +
> >  include/linux/rpmsg.h                         |    6 +
> >  {drivers/vhost => include/linux}/vhost.h      |  132 +-
> >  include/linux/virtio.h                        |    3 +
> >  include/linux/virtio_config.h                 |   42 +
> >  include/linux/vringh.h                        |   46 +
> >  samples/rpmsg/rpmsg_client_sample.c           |   32 +-
> >  tools/virtio/virtio_test.c                    |    2 +-
> >  39 files changed, 7083 insertions(+), 183 deletions(-)
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/ntb/ntb_vhost.c
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/ntb/ntb_virtio.c
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/ntb/ntb_virtio.h
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/pci/endpoint/functions/pci-epf-vhost.c
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_cfs.c
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/rpmsg/vhost_rpmsg_bus.c
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/vhost/vhost_cfs.c
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/virtio/virtio_pci_epf.c
> >  rename {drivers/vhost => include/linux}/vhost.h (66%)
> >
> > --
> > 2.17.1
> >
>

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Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-02  8:21 Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 01/22] vhost: Make _feature_ bits a property of vhost device Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 02/22] vhost: Introduce standard Linux driver model in VHOST Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 03/22] vhost: Add ops for the VHOST driver to configure VHOST device Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 04/22] vringh: Add helpers to access vring in MMIO Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 05/22] vhost: Add MMIO helpers for operations on vhost virtqueue Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 06/22] vhost: Introduce configfs entry for configuring VHOST Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 07/22] virtio_pci: Use request_threaded_irq() instead of request_irq() Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 08/22] rpmsg: virtio_rpmsg_bus: Disable receive virtqueue callback when reading messages Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 09/22] rpmsg: Introduce configfs entry for configuring rpmsg Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 10/22] rpmsg: virtio_rpmsg_bus: Add Address Service Notification support Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 11/22] rpmsg: virtio_rpmsg_bus: Move generic rpmsg structure to rpmsg_internal.h Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 12/22] virtio: Add ops to allocate and free buffer Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 13/22] rpmsg: virtio_rpmsg_bus: Use virtio_alloc_buffer() and virtio_free_buffer() Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 14/22] rpmsg: Add VHOST based remote processor messaging bus Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 15/22] samples/rpmsg: Setup delayed work to send message Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 16/22] samples/rpmsg: Wait for address to be bound to rpdev for sending message Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 17/22] rpmsg.txt: Add Documentation to configure rpmsg using configfs Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 18/22] virtio_pci: Add VIRTIO driver for VHOST on Configurable PCIe Endpoint device Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 19/22] PCI: endpoint: Add EP function driver to provide VHOST interface Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 20/22] NTB: Add a new NTB client driver to implement VIRTIO functionality Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 21/22] NTB: Add a new NTB client driver to implement VHOST functionality Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  8:21 ` [RFC PATCH 22/22] NTB: Describe ntb_virtio and ntb_vhost client in the documentation Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02  9:51 ` [RFC PATCH 00/22] Enhance VHOST to enable SoC-to-SoC communication Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-07-02 10:10   ` Jason Wang
2020-07-02 13:35     ` Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-03  7:16       ` Jason Wang
2020-07-06  9:32         ` Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-07  9:47           ` Jason Wang
2020-07-07 14:45             ` Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-08 11:22               ` Jason Wang
2020-07-08 13:13                 ` Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-09  6:26                   ` Jason Wang
2020-07-15 17:15                   ` Mathieu Poirier
2020-07-02 10:25   ` Kishon Vijay Abraham I
2020-07-02 17:31   ` Mathieu Poirier [this message]
2020-07-03  6:17     ` Kishon Vijay Abraham I

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