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From: Pankaj Gupta <pagupta@redhat.com>
To: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com>,
	David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>
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Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v9 2/7] virtio-pmem: Add virtio pmem driver
Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 01:31:40 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <1808083054.29407926.1558071100913.JavaMail.zimbra@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190516095618-mutt-send-email-mst@kernel.org>


> 
> On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 10:46:00PM +0200, David Hildenbrand wrote:
> > > +	vpmem->vdev = vdev;
> > > +	vdev->priv = vpmem;
> > > +	err = init_vq(vpmem);
> > > +	if (err) {
> > > +		dev_err(&vdev->dev, "failed to initialize virtio pmem vq's\n");
> > > +		goto out_err;
> > > +	}
> > > +
> > > +	virtio_cread(vpmem->vdev, struct virtio_pmem_config,
> > > +			start, &vpmem->start);
> > > +	virtio_cread(vpmem->vdev, struct virtio_pmem_config,
> > > +			size, &vpmem->size);
> > > +
> > > +	res.start = vpmem->start;
> > > +	res.end   = vpmem->start + vpmem->size-1;
> > 
> > nit: " - 1;"
> > 
> > > +	vpmem->nd_desc.provider_name = "virtio-pmem";
> > > +	vpmem->nd_desc.module = THIS_MODULE;
> > > +
> > > +	vpmem->nvdimm_bus = nvdimm_bus_register(&vdev->dev,
> > > +						&vpmem->nd_desc);
> > > +	if (!vpmem->nvdimm_bus) {
> > > +		dev_err(&vdev->dev, "failed to register device with nvdimm_bus\n");
> > > +		err = -ENXIO;
> > > +		goto out_vq;
> > > +	}
> > > +
> > > +	dev_set_drvdata(&vdev->dev, vpmem->nvdimm_bus);
> > > +
> > > +	ndr_desc.res = &res;
> > > +	ndr_desc.numa_node = nid;
> > > +	ndr_desc.flush = async_pmem_flush;
> > > +	set_bit(ND_REGION_PAGEMAP, &ndr_desc.flags);
> > > +	set_bit(ND_REGION_ASYNC, &ndr_desc.flags);
> > > +	nd_region = nvdimm_pmem_region_create(vpmem->nvdimm_bus, &ndr_desc);
> > > +	if (!nd_region) {
> > > +		dev_err(&vdev->dev, "failed to create nvdimm region\n");
> > > +		err = -ENXIO;
> > > +		goto out_nd;
> > > +	}
> > > +	nd_region->provider_data =
> > > dev_to_virtio(nd_region->dev.parent->parent);
> > > +	return 0;
> > > +out_nd:
> > > +	nvdimm_bus_unregister(vpmem->nvdimm_bus);
> > > +out_vq:
> > > +	vdev->config->del_vqs(vdev);
> > > +out_err:
> > > +	return err;
> > > +}
> > > +
> > > +static void virtio_pmem_remove(struct virtio_device *vdev)
> > > +{
> > > +	struct nvdimm_bus *nvdimm_bus = dev_get_drvdata(&vdev->dev);
> > > +
> > > +	nvdimm_bus_unregister(nvdimm_bus);
> > > +	vdev->config->del_vqs(vdev);
> > > +	vdev->config->reset(vdev);
> > > +}
> > > +
> > > +static struct virtio_driver virtio_pmem_driver = {
> > > +	.driver.name		= KBUILD_MODNAME,
> > > +	.driver.owner		= THIS_MODULE,
> > > +	.id_table		= id_table,
> > > +	.probe			= virtio_pmem_probe,
> > > +	.remove			= virtio_pmem_remove,
> > > +};
> > > +
> > > +module_virtio_driver(virtio_pmem_driver);
> > > +MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(virtio, id_table);
> > > +MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Virtio pmem driver");
> > > +MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
> > > diff --git a/drivers/nvdimm/virtio_pmem.h b/drivers/nvdimm/virtio_pmem.h
> > > new file mode 100644
> > > index 000000000000..ab1da877575d
> > > --- /dev/null
> > > +++ b/drivers/nvdimm/virtio_pmem.h
> > > @@ -0,0 +1,60 @@
> > > +/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */
> > > +/*
> > > + * virtio_pmem.h: virtio pmem Driver
> > > + *
> > > + * Discovers persistent memory range information
> > > + * from host and provides a virtio based flushing
> > > + * interface.
> > > + **/
> > > +
> > > +#ifndef _LINUX_VIRTIO_PMEM_H
> > > +#define _LINUX_VIRTIO_PMEM_H
> > > +
> > > +#include <linux/virtio_ids.h>
> > > +#include <linux/module.h>
> > > +#include <linux/virtio_config.h>
> > > +#include <uapi/linux/virtio_pmem.h>
> > > +#include <linux/libnvdimm.h>
> > > +#include <linux/spinlock.h>
> > > +
> > > +struct virtio_pmem_request {
> > > +	/* Host return status corresponding to flush request */
> > > +	int ret;
> > > +
> > > +	/* command name*/
> > > +	char name[16];
> > 
> > So ... why are we sending string commands and expect native-endianess
> > integers and don't define a proper request/response structure + request
> > types in include/uapi/linux/virtio_pmem.h like
> 
> passing names could be ok.
> I missed the fact we return a native endian int.
> Pls fix that.

Sure. will fix this.

> 
> 
> > 
> > struct virtio_pmem_resp {
> > 	__virtio32 ret;
> > }
> > 
> > #define VIRTIO_PMEM_REQ_TYPE_FLUSH	1
> > struct virtio_pmem_req {
> > 	__virtio16 type;
> > }
> > 
> > ... and this way we also define a proper endianess format for exchange
> > and keep it extensible
> > 
> > @MST, what's your take on this?
> 
> Extensions can always use feature bits so I don't think
> it's a problem.

That was exactly my thought when I implemented this. Though I am
fine with separate structures for request/response and I made the
change. 

Thank you for all the comments.

Best regards,
Pankaj 
> > 
> > --
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > David / dhildenb
> 
> 

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Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-14 14:54 [PATCH v9 0/7] " Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-14 14:54 ` [PATCH v9 1/7] libnvdimm: nd_region flush callback support Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-15 21:07   ` Dan Williams
2019-05-16  6:28     ` Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-14 14:54 ` [PATCH v9 2/7] virtio-pmem: Add virtio pmem driver Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-14 15:09   ` Randy Dunlap
2019-05-14 15:25     ` [Qemu-devel] " Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-15 20:46       ` Dan Williams
2019-05-15 20:46   ` David Hildenbrand
2019-05-15 20:52     ` David Hildenbrand
2019-05-16  7:54       ` Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-16  7:49     ` Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-16 13:59     ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2019-05-17  5:31       ` Pankaj Gupta [this message]
2019-05-17  0:12   ` Jakub Staroń
2019-05-17  5:35     ` [Qemu-devel] " Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-18  1:10       ` Jakub Staroń
2019-05-20  3:46         ` Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-20  3:47           ` Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-14 14:54 ` [PATCH v9 3/7] libnvdimm: add dax_dev sync flag Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-14 14:54 ` [PATCH v9 4/7] dm: enable synchronous dax Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-15 20:48   ` Dan Williams
2019-05-14 14:54 ` [PATCH v9 5/7] dax: check synchronous mapping is supported Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-14 14:54 ` [PATCH v9 6/7] ext4: disable map_sync for async flush Pankaj Gupta
2019-05-14 14:54 ` [PATCH v9 7/7] xfs: " Pankaj Gupta

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