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Re: [PATCH v15 Kernel 3/7] vfio iommu: Add ioctl definition for dirty pa


From: Auger Eric
Subject: Re: [PATCH v15 Kernel 3/7] vfio iommu: Add ioctl definition for dirty pages tracking.
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 22:11:28 +0100
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Hi Kirti,

On 3/19/20 9:16 PM, Kirti Wankhede wrote:
> IOMMU container maintains a list of all pages pinned by vfio_pin_pages API.
> All pages pinned by vendor driver through this API should be considered as
> dirty during migration. When container consists of IOMMU capable device and
> all pages are pinned and mapped, then all pages are marked dirty.
> Added support to start/stop dirtied pages tracking and to get bitmap of all
> dirtied pages for requested IO virtual address range.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Kirti Wankhede <address@hidden>
> Reviewed-by: Neo Jia <address@hidden>
> ---
>  include/uapi/linux/vfio.h | 55 
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 55 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/vfio.h b/include/uapi/linux/vfio.h
> index d0021467af53..8138f94cac15 100644
> --- a/include/uapi/linux/vfio.h
> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/vfio.h
> @@ -995,6 +995,12 @@ struct vfio_iommu_type1_dma_map {
>  
>  #define VFIO_IOMMU_MAP_DMA _IO(VFIO_TYPE, VFIO_BASE + 13)
>  
> +struct vfio_bitmap {
> +     __u64        pgsize;    /* page size for bitmap */
in bytes as well
> +     __u64        size;      /* in bytes */
> +     __u64 __user *data;     /* one bit per page */
> +};
> +
>  /**
>   * VFIO_IOMMU_UNMAP_DMA - _IOWR(VFIO_TYPE, VFIO_BASE + 14,
>   *                                                   struct vfio_dma_unmap)
> @@ -1021,6 +1027,55 @@ struct vfio_iommu_type1_dma_unmap {
>  #define VFIO_IOMMU_ENABLE    _IO(VFIO_TYPE, VFIO_BASE + 15)
>  #define VFIO_IOMMU_DISABLE   _IO(VFIO_TYPE, VFIO_BASE + 16)
>  
> +/**
> + * VFIO_IOMMU_DIRTY_PAGES - _IOWR(VFIO_TYPE, VFIO_BASE + 17,
> + *                                     struct vfio_iommu_type1_dirty_bitmap)
> + * IOCTL is used for dirty pages tracking. Caller sets argsz, which is size 
> of> + * struct vfio_iommu_type1_dirty_bitmap.
nit: This may become outdated when adding new fields. argz use mode is
documented at the beginning of the file.

 Caller set flag depend on which
> + * operation to perform, details as below:
> + *
> + * When IOCTL is called with VFIO_IOMMU_DIRTY_PAGES_FLAG_START set, indicates
> + * migration is active and IOMMU module should track pages which are dirtied 
> or
> + * potentially dirtied by device.
> + * Dirty pages are tracked until tracking is stopped by user application by
> + * setting VFIO_IOMMU_DIRTY_PAGES_FLAG_STOP flag.
> + *
> + * When IOCTL is called with VFIO_IOMMU_DIRTY_PAGES_FLAG_STOP set, indicates
> + * IOMMU should stop tracking dirtied pages.
> + *
> + * When IOCTL is called with VFIO_IOMMU_DIRTY_PAGES_FLAG_GET_BITMAP flag set,
> + * IOCTL returns dirty pages bitmap for IOMMU container during migration for
> + * given IOVA range. User must provide data[] as the structure
> + * vfio_iommu_type1_dirty_bitmap_get through which user provides IOVA range
I think the fact the IOVA range must match the vfio dma_size must be
documented.
 and
> + * pgsize. This interface supports to get bitmap of smallest supported pgsize
> + * only and can be modified in future to get bitmap of specified pgsize.
> + * User must allocate memory for bitmap, zero the bitmap memory and set size
> + * of allocated memory in bitmap_size field. One bit is used to represent one
> + * page consecutively starting from iova offset. User should provide page 
> size
> + * in 'pgsize'. Bit set in bitmap indicates page at that offset from iova is
> + * dirty. Caller must set argsz including size of structure
> + * vfio_iommu_type1_dirty_bitmap_get.
nit: ditto
> + *
> + * Only one of the flags _START, STOP and _GET may be specified at a time.
> + *
> + */
> +struct vfio_iommu_type1_dirty_bitmap {
> +     __u32        argsz;
> +     __u32        flags;
> +#define VFIO_IOMMU_DIRTY_PAGES_FLAG_START    (1 << 0)
> +#define VFIO_IOMMU_DIRTY_PAGES_FLAG_STOP     (1 << 1)
> +#define VFIO_IOMMU_DIRTY_PAGES_FLAG_GET_BITMAP       (1 << 2)
> +     __u8         data[];
> +};
> +
> +struct vfio_iommu_type1_dirty_bitmap_get {
> +     __u64              iova;        /* IO virtual address */
> +     __u64              size;        /* Size of iova range */
> +     struct vfio_bitmap bitmap;
> +};
> +
> +#define VFIO_IOMMU_DIRTY_PAGES             _IO(VFIO_TYPE, VFIO_BASE + 17)
> +
>  /* -------- Additional API for SPAPR TCE (Server POWERPC) IOMMU -------- */
>  
>  /*
> 
Thanks

Eric




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