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From: Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran <jerinj@marvell.com>
To: "Burakov, Anatoly" <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>,
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Cc: "thomas@monjalon.net" <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	"david.marchand@redhat.com" <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/4] eal: fix IOVA mode selection as VA for pci drivers
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:07:25 +0000
Message-ID: <BYAPR18MB2424FC1C9094009DD41CC646C8CE0@BYAPR18MB2424.namprd18.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <c0eda45c-3e11-5afb-7221-10ad1218c3cc@intel.com>

> 
> On 16-Jul-19 2:46 PM, jerinj@marvell.com wrote:
> > From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
> >
> > The incriminated commit broke the use of RTE_PCI_DRV_IOVA_AS_VA
> which
> > was intended to mean "driver only supports VA" but had been understood
> > as "driver supports both PA and VA" by most net drivers and used to
> > let dpdk processes to run as non root (which do not have access to
> > physical addresses on recent kernels).
> >
> > The check on physical addresses actually closed the gap for those
> > drivers. We don't need to mark them with RTE_PCI_DRV_IOVA_AS_VA and
> > this flag can retain its intended meaning.
> > Document explicitly its meaning.
> >
> > We can check that a driver requirement wrt to IOVA mode is fulfilled
> > before trying to probe a device.
> >
> > Finally, document the heuristic used to select the IOVA mode and hope
> > that we won't break it again.
> >
> > Fixes: 703458e19c16 ("bus/pci: consider only usable devices for IOVA
> > mode")
> >
> > Signed-off-by: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
> > Reviewed-by: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
> > Tested-by: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
> > ---
> 
> <snip>
> 
> > @@ -629,12 +643,16 @@ rte_pci_get_iommu_class(void)
> >   				devices_want_va = true;
> >   		}
> >   	}
> > -	if (devices_want_pa) {
> > -		iova_mode = RTE_IOVA_PA;
> > -		if (devices_want_va)
> > -			RTE_LOG(WARNING, EAL, "Some devices want 'VA'
> but forcing 'PA' because other devices want it\n");
> > -	} else if (devices_want_va) {
> > +	if (devices_want_va && !devices_want_pa) {
> >   		iova_mode = RTE_IOVA_VA;
> > +	} else if (devices_want_pa && !devices_want_va) {
> > +		iova_mode = RTE_IOVA_PA;
> > +	} else {
> > +		iova_mode = RTE_IOVA_DC;
> > +		if (devices_want_va) {
> > +			RTE_LOG(WARNING, EAL, "Some devices want 'VA'
> but forcing 'DC' because other devices want 'PA'.\n");
> > +			RTE_LOG(WARNING, EAL, "Depending on the final
> decision by the EAL,
> > +part of your devices won't initialise.\n");
> 
> Tiny nitpick - i generally don't like personal appeals in log messages, so
> perhaps drop the "your"? I.e. "Depending on final decision by EAL, not all
> devices may be able to initialize."? Same applies to the other instance of this
> error message.

I will fix it in v3.	


> 
> Otherwise, LGTM
> 
> Acked-by: Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>
> 
> --
> Thanks,
> Anatoly

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Thread overview: 57+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-10 21:48 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/2] Fixes on IOVA mode selection David Marchand
2019-07-10 21:48 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] Revert "bus/pci: add Mellanox kernel driver type" David Marchand
2019-07-16 10:37   ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-07-10 21:48 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] eal: fix IOVA mode selection as VA for pci drivers David Marchand
2019-07-11 14:40   ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-07-12  8:05     ` Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-07-12 11:03   ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-07-12 12:43     ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-07-12 12:58       ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-07-12 13:19         ` Bruce Richardson
2019-07-15 14:26       ` Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-07-15 15:03         ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-07-15 15:35           ` Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-07-15 16:06             ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-07-15 16:27               ` Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-07-16 13:46 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/4] Fixes on IOVA mode selection jerinj
2019-07-16 13:46   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/4] Revert "bus/pci: add Mellanox kernel driver type" jerinj
2019-07-16 13:46   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/4] eal: fix IOVA mode selection as VA for pci drivers jerinj
2019-07-16 14:26     ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-07-16 15:07       ` Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran [this message]
2019-07-16 13:46   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/4] eal: change RTE_PCI_DRV_IOVA_AS_VA flag name jerinj
2019-07-16 13:46   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/4] eal: select IOVA mode as VA for default case jerinj
2019-07-16 14:33     ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-07-17  8:33       ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-07-17 12:38         ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-07-17 14:04           ` Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-07-18  6:45   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/4] Fixes on IOVA mode selection jerinj
2019-07-18  6:45     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/4] Revert "bus/pci: add Mellanox kernel driver type" jerinj
2019-07-18  6:45     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/4] eal: fix IOVA mode selection as VA for pci drivers jerinj
2019-07-18  6:45     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 3/4] eal: change RTE_PCI_DRV_IOVA_AS_VA flag name jerinj
2019-07-18  6:45     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 4/4] eal: select IOVA mode as VA for default case jerinj
2019-07-22 11:28     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/4] Fixes on IOVA mode selection David Marchand
2019-07-22 12:56 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 " David Marchand
2019-07-22 12:56   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/4] Revert "bus/pci: add Mellanox kernel driver type" David Marchand
2019-07-22 12:56   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 2/4] eal: fix IOVA mode selection as VA for PCI drivers David Marchand
2019-11-25  9:33     ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-11-25 10:22       ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-11-25 12:03         ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-11-25 12:36           ` David Marchand
2019-11-25 12:58             ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-25 14:29               ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-11-25 11:07       ` Jerin Jacob
2019-07-22 12:56   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 3/4] drivers: change IOVA as VA PCI flag name David Marchand
2019-07-22 12:56   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 4/4] eal: select IOVA as VA mode for default case David Marchand
2019-07-22 15:53   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/4] Fixes on IOVA mode selection Thomas Monjalon
2019-07-23  3:35     ` Stojaczyk, Dariusz
2019-07-23  4:18       ` Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-07-23  4:54         ` Stojaczyk, Dariusz
2019-07-23  5:27           ` Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-07-23  7:21             ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-07-23  9:57             ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-07-23 10:25               ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-07-23 13:56                 ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-07-23 14:24                   ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-07-23 14:29                   ` [dpdk-dev] " Burakov, Anatoly
2019-07-23 14:36                     ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-07-23 15:47                       ` Burakov, Anatoly

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