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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH qemu 0/3] spapr/iommu: Enable in-kernel TCE accele


From: David Gibson
Subject: Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH qemu 0/3] spapr/iommu: Enable in-kernel TCE acceleration via VFIO KVM device
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:51:02 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.1 (2017-09-22)

On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 09:13:34AM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 16/01/2018 21:46, Alex Williamson wrote:
> > On Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:12:07 +1100
> > Alexey Kardashevskiy <address@hidden> wrote:
> > 
> >> On 03/01/18 04:51, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> >>> On 02/01/2018 06:28, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:  
> >>>> This is my current queue of the in-kernel TCE acceleration
> >>>> enablement.
> >>>>
> >>>> Changes since 
> >>>> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-12/msg01918.html :
> >>>> * 3 patches instead of one, one per maintainership area;
> >>>> * added memory_region_iommu_get_attr();
> >>>> * removed set_attr() as there is no use for it now;
> >>>> * folded the chunk in vfio_listener_region_add() under
> >>>> VFIO_SPAPR_TCE_v2_IOMMU branch as the acceleration is only
> >>>> enabled when DMA memory is preregistered and this is only supported
> >>>> by the v2 IOMMU.
> >>>>
> >>>> This is based on sha1
> >>>> ad59cde C├ędric Le Goater "target/ppc: more use of the PPC_*() macros".
> >>>>
> >>>> Please comment. Thanks.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Alexey Kardashevskiy (3):
> >>>>   memory/iommu: Add get_attr()
> >>>>   vfio/spapr: Use iommu memory region's get_attr()
> >>>>   spapr/iommu: Enable in-kernel TCE acceleration via VFIO KVM device
> >>>>
> >>>>  include/exec/memory.h | 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++
> >>>>  target/ppc/kvm_ppc.h  |  6 ++++++
> >>>>  hw/ppc/spapr_iommu.c  | 19 +++++++++++++++++++
> >>>>  hw/vfio/common.c      | 26 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >>>>  memory.c              | 13 +++++++++++++
> >>>>  target/ppc/kvm.c      |  7 ++++++-
> >>>>  hw/vfio/trace-events  |  1 +
> >>>>  7 files changed, 93 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >>>>  
> >>>
> >>> Alex, if this is okay for you, please pick it up yourself.  
> >>
> >> Alex, ping?
> > 
> > Yeah, I'll pick these up.  Paolo, do you want to throw an explicit Ack
> > for the first patch?  David, R-b/A-b?  Thanks,
> > 
> > Alex
> 
> Acked-by: Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden>

I don't love the interface, I preferred some of the things Paolo
suggested in the earlier thread.  Still, it's something Paolo and Alex
seem to have agreed on, and it's not exposed to user or guest, so it's
fixable later.  So,

Acked-by: David Gibson <address@hidden>

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