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From: Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ziepe.ca>
To: Oded Gabbay <ogabbay@kernel.org>
Cc: "Christian König" <christian.koenig@amd.com>,
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	"Tomer Tayar" <ttayar@habana.ai>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 2/2] habanalabs: add support for dma-buf exporter
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2021 11:50:52 -0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20211001145052.GO3544071@ziepe.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAFCwf10z-baRm8c-UD_=jcZYD0VAGrMiNo7Q5Fm-2txYmVWGcQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Sep 29, 2021 at 12:17:35AM +0300, Oded Gabbay wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2021 at 8:36 PM Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ziepe.ca> wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, Sep 12, 2021 at 07:53:09PM +0300, Oded Gabbay wrote:
> > > From: Tomer Tayar <ttayar@habana.ai>
> > >
> > > Implement the calls to the dma-buf kernel api to create a dma-buf
> > > object backed by FD.
> > >
> > > We block the option to mmap the DMA-BUF object because we don't support
> > > DIRECT_IO and implicit P2P.
> >
> > This statement doesn't make sense, you can mmap your dmabuf if you
> > like. All dmabuf mmaps are supposed to set the special bit/etc to
> > exclude them from get_user_pages() anyhow - and since this is BAR
> > memory not struct page memory this driver would be doing it anyhow.
> >
> But we block mmap the dmabuf fd from user-space.
> If you try to do it, you will get MAP_FAILED.

You do, I'm saying the above paragraph explaining *why* that was done
is not correct.

> > > We check the p2p distance using pci_p2pdma_distance_many() and refusing
> > > to map dmabuf in case the distance doesn't allow p2p.
> >
> > Does this actually allow the p2p transfer for your intended use cases?
>
> It depends on the system. If we are working bare-metal, then yes, it allows.
> If inside a VM, then no. The virtualized root complex is not
> white-listed and the kernel can't know the distance.
> But I remember you asked me to add this check, in v3 of the review IIRC.
> I don't mind removing this check if you don't object.

Yes, i tis the right code, I was curious how far along things have
gotten

> > Don't write to the kernel log from user space triggered actions
> at all ?

At all.

> It's the first time I hear about this limitation...

Oh? It is a security issue, we don't want to allow userspace to DOS
the kerne logging.

> How do you tell the user it has done something wrong ?

dev_dbg is the usual way and then users doing debugging can opt in to
the logging.


> > Why doesn't this return a sg_table * and an ERR_PTR?
> Basically I modeled this function after amdgpu_vram_mgr_alloc_sgt()
> And in that function they also return int and pass the sg_table as **
> 
> If it's critical I can change.

Please follow the normal kernel style

Jason

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-10-01 14:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-12 16:53 [PATCH v6 0/2] Add p2p via dmabuf to habanalabs Oded Gabbay
2021-09-12 16:53 ` [PATCH v6 1/2] habanalabs: define uAPI to export FD for DMA-BUF Oded Gabbay
2021-09-28 17:13   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-09-28 19:12     ` Oded Gabbay
2021-09-12 16:53 ` [PATCH v6 2/2] habanalabs: add support for dma-buf exporter Oded Gabbay
2021-09-28 17:36   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-09-28 21:17     ` Oded Gabbay
2021-09-30 12:46       ` Oded Gabbay
2021-10-01 14:52         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-10-01 14:50       ` Jason Gunthorpe [this message]
2021-09-14 14:18 ` [PATCH v6 0/2] Add p2p via dmabuf to habanalabs Daniel Vetter
2021-09-14 14:58   ` Oded Gabbay
2021-09-14 16:12   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-09-15  7:45     ` Oded Gabbay
2021-09-16 12:31       ` Daniel Vetter
2021-09-16 12:44         ` Oded Gabbay
2021-09-16 13:16           ` Oded Gabbay
2021-09-17 12:25           ` Daniel Vetter
2021-09-16 13:10         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-09-17 12:30           ` Daniel Vetter
2021-09-18  8:38             ` Oded Gabbay
2021-09-23  9:22               ` Oded Gabbay
2021-09-28  7:04                 ` Oded Gabbay
2021-09-30  9:13                   ` Daniel Vetter

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