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From: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
To: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, kvm@vger.kernel.org,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH V9 1/9] vhost: refine vhost and vringh kconfig
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2020 22:29:32 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3dd3b7e7-e3d9-dba4-00fc-868081f95ab7@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200401100954-mutt-send-email-mst@kernel.org>

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On 2020/4/1 下午10:13, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 01, 2020 at 10:08:59PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
>> On 2020/4/1 下午9:22, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
>>> On Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 10:01:17PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
>>>> Currently, CONFIG_VHOST depends on CONFIG_VIRTUALIZATION. But vhost is
>>>> not necessarily for VM since it's a generic userspace and kernel
>>>> communication protocol. Such dependency may prevent archs without
>>>> virtualization support from using vhost.
>>>>
>>>> To solve this, a dedicated vhost menu is created under drivers so
>>>> CONIFG_VHOST can be decoupled out of CONFIG_VIRTUALIZATION.
>>>>
>>>> While at it, also squash Kconfig.vringh into vhost Kconfig file. This
>>>> avoids the trick of conditional inclusion from VOP or CAIF. Then it
>>>> will be easier to introduce new vringh users and common dependency for
>>>> both vringh and vhost.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
>>> Is this just so we can drop the dependency on CONFIG_VIRTUALIZATION?
>>> If yes what happens if we drop this patch?
>>
>> The problem is that then VHOST_RING must depend on CONFIG_VIRTUALIZATION
>> (which enable VHOST_IOTLB) to work.
>>
>> But it looks to me CAIF and VOP doesn't requires CONFIG_VIRTUALIZATION.
> How about stubs for IOTLB so VHOST_RING does not depend on VHOST_IOTLB?


That could work.


> I'm pretty sure neither user of vringh can actually use IOTLB, it's a
> software only thing.


Right.


>
>>> Given the impact it had I'd like to defer it till next release if
>>> possible.
>>>
>>>
>>>> ---
>>>>    arch/arm/kvm/Kconfig         |  2 --
>>>>    arch/arm64/kvm/Kconfig       |  2 --
>>>>    arch/mips/kvm/Kconfig        |  2 --
>>>>    arch/powerpc/kvm/Kconfig     |  2 --
>>>>    arch/s390/kvm/Kconfig        |  4 ----
>>>>    arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig         |  4 ----
>>>>    drivers/Kconfig              |  2 ++
>>>>    drivers/misc/mic/Kconfig     |  4 ----
>>>>    drivers/net/caif/Kconfig     |  4 ----
>>>>    drivers/vhost/Kconfig        | 23 ++++++++++++++---------
>>>>    drivers/vhost/Kconfig.vringh |  6 ------
>>>>    11 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 39 deletions(-)
>>>>    delete mode 100644 drivers/vhost/Kconfig.vringh
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/arch/arm/kvm/Kconfig b/arch/arm/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> index f591026347a5..be97393761bf 100644
>>>> --- a/arch/arm/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> +++ b/arch/arm/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> @@ -54,6 +54,4 @@ config KVM_ARM_HOST
>>>>    	---help---
>>>>    	  Provides host support for ARM processors.
>>>> -source "drivers/vhost/Kconfig"
>>>> -
>>>>    endif # VIRTUALIZATION
>>>> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kvm/Kconfig b/arch/arm64/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> index a475c68cbfec..449386d76441 100644
>>>> --- a/arch/arm64/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> +++ b/arch/arm64/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> @@ -64,6 +64,4 @@ config KVM_ARM_PMU
>>>>    config KVM_INDIRECT_VECTORS
>>>>           def_bool KVM && (HARDEN_BRANCH_PREDICTOR || HARDEN_EL2_VECTORS)
>>>> -source "drivers/vhost/Kconfig"
>>>> -
>>>>    endif # VIRTUALIZATION
>>>> diff --git a/arch/mips/kvm/Kconfig b/arch/mips/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> index eac25aef21e0..b91d145aa2d5 100644
>>>> --- a/arch/mips/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> +++ b/arch/mips/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> @@ -72,6 +72,4 @@ config KVM_MIPS_DEBUG_COP0_COUNTERS
>>>>    	  If unsure, say N.
>>>> -source "drivers/vhost/Kconfig"
>>>> -
>>>>    endif # VIRTUALIZATION
>>>> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kvm/Kconfig b/arch/powerpc/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> index 711fca9bc6f0..12885eda324e 100644
>>>> --- a/arch/powerpc/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> +++ b/arch/powerpc/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> @@ -204,6 +204,4 @@ config KVM_XIVE
>>>>    	default y
>>>>    	depends on KVM_XICS && PPC_XIVE_NATIVE && KVM_BOOK3S_HV_POSSIBLE
>>>> -source "drivers/vhost/Kconfig"
>>>> -
>>>>    endif # VIRTUALIZATION
>>>> diff --git a/arch/s390/kvm/Kconfig b/arch/s390/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> index d3db3d7ed077..def3b60f1fe8 100644
>>>> --- a/arch/s390/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> +++ b/arch/s390/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> @@ -55,8 +55,4 @@ config KVM_S390_UCONTROL
>>>>    	  If unsure, say N.
>>>> -# OK, it's a little counter-intuitive to do this, but it puts it neatly under
>>>> -# the virtualization menu.
>>>> -source "drivers/vhost/Kconfig"
>>>> -
>>>>    endif # VIRTUALIZATION
>>>> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig b/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> index 991019d5eee1..0dfe70e17af9 100644
>>>> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig
>>>> @@ -94,8 +94,4 @@ config KVM_MMU_AUDIT
>>>>    	 This option adds a R/W kVM module parameter 'mmu_audit', which allows
>>>>    	 auditing of KVM MMU events at runtime.
>>>> -# OK, it's a little counter-intuitive to do this, but it puts it neatly under
>>>> -# the virtualization menu.
>>>> -source "drivers/vhost/Kconfig"
>>>> -
>>>>    endif # VIRTUALIZATION
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/Kconfig b/drivers/Kconfig
>>>> index 8befa53f43be..7a6d8b2b68b4 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/Kconfig
>>>> +++ b/drivers/Kconfig
>>>> @@ -138,6 +138,8 @@ source "drivers/virt/Kconfig"
>>>>    source "drivers/virtio/Kconfig"
>>>> +source "drivers/vhost/Kconfig"
>>>> +
>>>>    source "drivers/hv/Kconfig"
>>>>    source "drivers/xen/Kconfig"
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/misc/mic/Kconfig b/drivers/misc/mic/Kconfig
>>>> index b6841ba6d922..8f201d019f5a 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/misc/mic/Kconfig
>>>> +++ b/drivers/misc/mic/Kconfig
>>>> @@ -133,8 +133,4 @@ config VOP
>>>>    	  OS and tools for MIC to use with this driver are available from
>>>>    	  <http://software.intel.com/en-us/mic-developer>.
>>>> -if VOP
>>>> -source "drivers/vhost/Kconfig.vringh"
>>>> -endif
>>>> -
>>>>    endmenu
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/net/caif/Kconfig b/drivers/net/caif/Kconfig
>>>> index e74e2bb61236..9db0570c5beb 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/net/caif/Kconfig
>>>> +++ b/drivers/net/caif/Kconfig
>>>> @@ -58,8 +58,4 @@ config CAIF_VIRTIO
>>>>    	---help---
>>>>    	  The CAIF driver for CAIF over Virtio.
>>>> -if CAIF_VIRTIO
>>>> -source "drivers/vhost/Kconfig.vringh"
>>>> -endif
>>>> -
>>>>    endif # CAIF_DRIVERS
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/vhost/Kconfig b/drivers/vhost/Kconfig
>>>> index 3d03ccbd1adc..4aef10a54cd1 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/vhost/Kconfig
>>>> +++ b/drivers/vhost/Kconfig
>>>> @@ -1,8 +1,20 @@
>>>>    # SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
>>>> +config VHOST_RING
>>>> +	tristate
>>>> +	help
>>>> +	  This option is selected by any driver which needs to access
>>>> +	  the host side of a virtio ring.
>>>> +
>>>> +menuconfig VHOST
>>>> +	tristate "Host kernel accelerator for virtio (VHOST)"
>>>> +	help
>>>> +	  This option is selected by any driver which needs to access
>>>> +	  the core of vhost.
>>>> +if VHOST
>>>> +
>>> The description here is wrong, isn't it?
>>> VHOST and VHOST_RING are no longer selected, right?
>>
>> For VHOST not currently.
> Can we just bring it back and select it?


Right, so if bring it back, we don't even need the stub.

How about something like attached?

Thanks


>
>> For VHOST_RING, it was selected by CAIF, VOP and VDPASIM.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>>
>>>
>>>>    config VHOST_NET
>>>>    	tristate "Host kernel accelerator for virtio net"
>>>>    	depends on NET && EVENTFD && (TUN || !TUN) && (TAP || !TAP)
>>>> -	select VHOST
>>>>    	---help---
>>>>    	  This kernel module can be loaded in host kernel to accelerate
>>>>    	  guest networking with virtio_net. Not to be confused with virtio_net
>>>> @@ -14,7 +26,6 @@ config VHOST_NET
>>>>    config VHOST_SCSI
>>>>    	tristate "VHOST_SCSI TCM fabric driver"
>>>>    	depends on TARGET_CORE && EVENTFD
>>>> -	select VHOST
>>>>    	default n
>>>>    	---help---
>>>>    	Say M here to enable the vhost_scsi TCM fabric module
>>>> @@ -24,7 +35,6 @@ config VHOST_VSOCK
>>>>    	tristate "vhost virtio-vsock driver"
>>>>    	depends on VSOCKETS && EVENTFD
>>>>    	select VIRTIO_VSOCKETS_COMMON
>>>> -	select VHOST
>>>>    	default n
>>>>    	---help---
>>>>    	This kernel module can be loaded in the host kernel to provide AF_VSOCK
>>>> @@ -34,12 +44,6 @@ config VHOST_VSOCK
>>>>    	To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module will be called
>>>>    	vhost_vsock.
>>>> -config VHOST
>>>> -	tristate
>>>> -	---help---
>>>> -	  This option is selected by any driver which needs to access
>>>> -	  the core of vhost.
>>>> -
>>>>    config VHOST_CROSS_ENDIAN_LEGACY
>>>>    	bool "Cross-endian support for vhost"
>>>>    	default n
>>>> @@ -54,3 +58,4 @@ config VHOST_CROSS_ENDIAN_LEGACY
>>>>    	  adds some overhead, it is disabled by default.
>>>>    	  If unsure, say "N".
>>>> +endif
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/vhost/Kconfig.vringh b/drivers/vhost/Kconfig.vringh
>>>> deleted file mode 100644
>>>> index c1fe36a9b8d4..000000000000
>>>> --- a/drivers/vhost/Kconfig.vringh
>>>> +++ /dev/null
>>>> @@ -1,6 +0,0 @@
>>>> -# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
>>>> -config VHOST_RING
>>>> -	tristate
>>>> -	---help---
>>>> -	  This option is selected by any driver which needs to access
>>>> -	  the host side of a virtio ring.
>>>> -- 
>>>> 2.20.1

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From 9b3a5d23b8bf6b0a11e65e688335d782f8e6aa5c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2020 22:17:27 +0800
Subject: [PATCH] vhost: let CONFIG_VHOST to be selected by drivers

The defconfig on some archs enable vhost_net or vhost_vsock by
default. So instead of adding CONFIG_VHOST=m to all of those files,
simply letting CONFIG_VHOST to be selected by all of the vhost
drivers. This fixes the build on the archs with CONFIG_VHOST_NET=m in
their defconfig.

Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
---
 drivers/vhost/Kconfig | 15 +++++++++++----
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/vhost/Kconfig b/drivers/vhost/Kconfig
index 2523a1d4290a..362b832f5338 100644
--- a/drivers/vhost/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/vhost/Kconfig
@@ -11,19 +11,23 @@ config VHOST_RING
 	  This option is selected by any driver which needs to access
 	  the host side of a virtio ring.
 
-menuconfig VHOST
-	tristate "Host kernel accelerator for virtio (VHOST)"
-	depends on EVENTFD
+config VHOST
+	tristate
 	select VHOST_IOTLB
 	help
 	  This option is selected by any driver which needs to access
 	  the core of vhost.
 
-if VHOST
+menuconfig VHOST_MENU
+	bool "VHOST drivers"
+	default y
+
+if VHOST_MENU
 
 config VHOST_NET
 	tristate "Host kernel accelerator for virtio net"
 	depends on NET && EVENTFD && (TUN || !TUN) && (TAP || !TAP)
+	select VHOST
 	---help---
 	  This kernel module can be loaded in host kernel to accelerate
 	  guest networking with virtio_net. Not to be confused with virtio_net
@@ -35,6 +39,7 @@ config VHOST_NET
 config VHOST_SCSI
 	tristate "VHOST_SCSI TCM fabric driver"
 	depends on TARGET_CORE && EVENTFD
+	select VHOST
 	default n
 	---help---
 	Say M here to enable the vhost_scsi TCM fabric module
@@ -43,6 +48,7 @@ config VHOST_SCSI
 config VHOST_VSOCK
 	tristate "vhost virtio-vsock driver"
 	depends on VSOCKETS && EVENTFD
+	select VHOST
 	select VIRTIO_VSOCKETS_COMMON
 	default n
 	---help---
@@ -56,6 +62,7 @@ config VHOST_VSOCK
 config VHOST_VDPA
 	tristate "Vhost driver for vDPA-based backend"
 	depends on EVENTFD
+	select VHOST
 	select VDPA
 	help
 	  This kernel module can be loaded in host kernel to accelerate
-- 
2.20.1


  reply	other threads:[~2020-04-01 14:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 45+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-26 14:01 [PATCH V9 0/9] vDPA support Jason Wang
2020-03-26 14:01 ` [PATCH V9 1/9] vhost: refine vhost and vringh kconfig Jason Wang
2020-04-01 11:21   ` Christian Borntraeger
2020-04-01 12:50     ` Jason Wang
2020-04-01 12:56       ` Christian Borntraeger
2020-04-01 13:02         ` Christian Borntraeger
2020-04-01 14:01           ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-04-01 14:13           ` Jason Wang
2020-04-01 14:18             ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-04-01 14:36               ` Jason Wang
2020-04-01 14:27             ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-04-01 14:50               ` Jason Wang
2020-04-01 15:57                 ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-04-01 18:53                   ` Christian Borntraeger
2020-04-01 13:22   ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-04-01 14:08     ` Jason Wang
2020-04-01 14:13       ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-04-01 14:29         ` Jason Wang [this message]
2020-04-01 14:35           ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-04-01 14:39             ` Jason Wang
2020-04-01 14:39           ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-04-01 14:43             ` Jason Wang
2020-04-01 16:05           ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-04-01 16:08           ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-04-02  3:22             ` Jason Wang
2020-04-02 14:03               ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-04-02 14:23                 ` Jason Wang
2020-04-02 14:38                   ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-04-02 14:56                     ` Jason Wang
2020-03-26 14:01 ` [PATCH V9 2/9] vhost: allow per device message handler Jason Wang
2020-03-26 14:01 ` [PATCH V9 3/9] vhost: factor out IOTLB Jason Wang
2020-03-26 14:01 ` [PATCH V9 4/9] vringh: IOTLB support Jason Wang
2020-03-26 14:01 ` [PATCH V9 5/9] vDPA: introduce vDPA bus Jason Wang
2020-03-26 14:01 ` [PATCH V9 6/9] virtio: introduce a vDPA based transport Jason Wang
2020-03-26 14:01 ` [PATCH V9 7/9] vhost: introduce vDPA-based backend Jason Wang
2020-03-26 14:01 ` [PATCH V9 8/9] vdpasim: vDPA device simulator Jason Wang
2020-04-10  7:45   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2020-04-10  8:23     ` Jason Wang
2020-03-26 14:01 ` [PATCH V9 9/9] virtio: Intel IFC VF driver for VDPA Jason Wang
2020-04-09 10:41   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-04-09 12:43     ` Jason Wang
2020-04-09 12:49       ` Zhu, Lingshan
2020-04-09 20:25     ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-04-10  3:15       ` Zhu, Lingshan
2020-03-29 11:07 ` [PATCH V9 0/9] vDPA support Michael S. Tsirkin

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