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From: Leon Romanovsky <leon@kernel.org>
To: Gal Pressman <galpress@amazon.com>
Cc: Doug Ledford <dledford@redhat.com>,
	Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@nvidia.com>, Parav Pandit <parav@nvidia.com>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Dennis Dalessandro <dennis.dalessandro@cornelisnetworks.com>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	Karsten Graul <kgraul@linux.ibm.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-s390@vger.kernel.org,
	Mike Marciniszyn <mike.marciniszyn@cornelisnetworks.com>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, rds-devel@oss.oracle.com,
	Santosh Shilimkar <santosh.shilimkar@oracle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH rdma-next 1/8] RDMA/core: Check if client supports IB device or not
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2021 11:46:52 +0300
Message-ID: <YGrOfCjtTLdwsElz@unreal> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <43f5eb80-55b9-722b-1006-23d823108eb1@amazon.com>

On Mon, Apr 05, 2021 at 09:20:32AM +0300, Gal Pressman wrote:
> On 05/04/2021 8:49, Leon Romanovsky wrote:
> > From: Parav Pandit <parav@nvidia.com>
> > 
> > RDMA devices are of different transport(iWarp, IB, RoCE) and have
> > different attributes.
> > Not all clients are interested in all type of devices.
> > 
> > Implement a generic callback that each IB client can implement to decide
> > if client add() or remove() should be done by the IB core or not for a
> > given IB device, client combination.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Parav Pandit <parav@nvidia.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Leon Romanovsky <leonro@nvidia.com>
> > ---
> >  drivers/infiniband/core/device.c | 3 +++
> >  include/rdma/ib_verbs.h          | 9 +++++++++
> >  2 files changed, 12 insertions(+)
> > 
> > diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/core/device.c b/drivers/infiniband/core/device.c
> > index c660cef66ac6..c9af2deba8c1 100644
> > --- a/drivers/infiniband/core/device.c
> > +++ b/drivers/infiniband/core/device.c
> > @@ -691,6 +691,9 @@ static int add_client_context(struct ib_device *device,
> >  	if (!device->kverbs_provider && !client->no_kverbs_req)
> >  		return 0;
> >  
> > +	if (client->is_supported && !client->is_supported(device))
> > +		return 0;
> 
> Isn't it better to remove the kverbs_provider flag (from previous if statement)
> and unify it with this generic support check?

I thought about it, but didn't find it worth. The kverbs_provider needs
to be provided by device and all ULPs except uverbs will have the same check.

Thanks

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Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-05  5:49 [PATCH rdma-next 0/8] Generalize if ULP supported check Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-05  5:49 ` [PATCH rdma-next 1/8] RDMA/core: Check if client supports IB device or not Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-05  6:20   ` Gal Pressman
2021-04-05  8:46     ` Leon Romanovsky [this message]
2021-04-05  5:49 ` [PATCH rdma-next 2/8] RDMA/cma: Skip device which doesn't support CM Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-05  5:49 ` [PATCH rdma-next 3/8] IB/cm: Skip device which doesn't support IB CM Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-05  5:49 ` [PATCH rdma-next 4/8] IB/core: Skip device which doesn't have necessary capabilities Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-06 15:46   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-04-07 15:06     ` Parav Pandit
2021-04-07 15:13       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-04-07 15:44         ` Parav Pandit
2021-04-08 12:16           ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-04-09 12:31             ` Parav Pandit
2021-04-05  5:49 ` [PATCH rdma-next 5/8] IB/IPoIB: Skip device which doesn't have InfiniBand port Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-05  5:49 ` [PATCH rdma-next 6/8] IB/opa_vnic: Move to client_supported callback Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-05  5:49 ` [PATCH rdma-next 7/8] net/smc: " Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-05  5:50 ` [PATCH rdma-next 8/8] net/rds: " Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-05 16:12   ` Santosh Shilimkar

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