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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH RFC v4 15/20] intel_iommu: provide its own repla

From: Alex Williamson
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH RFC v4 15/20] intel_iommu: provide its own replay() callback
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:33:29 -0700

On Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:51:18 +0800
Peter Xu <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 22, 2017 at 03:56:10PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
> >   
> > >+            trace_vtd_page_walk_one(level, entry.iova, 
> > >entry.translated_addr,
> > >+                                    entry.addr_mask, entry.perm);
> > >+            if (hook_fn) {
> > >+                ret = hook_fn(&entry, private);  
> > 
> > For better performance, we could try to merge adjacent mappings here. I
> > think both vfio and vhost support this and it can save a lot of ioctls.  
> Looks so, and this is in my todo list.
> Do you mind I do it later after this series merged? I would really
> appreciate if we can have this codes settled down first (considering
> that this series has been dangling for half a year, or more, startint
> from Aviv's series), and I am just afraid this will led to
> unconvergence of this series (and I believe there are other places
> that can be enhanced in the future as well).

NAK, we can't merge mappings per my comment on 18/20.  You're looking
at an entirely new or at best revised version of the vfio IOMMU
interface to do so.  vfio does not support invalidations at a smaller
granularity than the original mapping.  Thanks,


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