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From: "Burakov, Anatoly" <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>
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Cc: thomas@monjalon.net, 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 15:26:46 +0100
Message-ID: <c0eda45c-3e11-5afb-7221-10ad1218c3cc@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190716134609.40930-3-jerinj@marvell.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.

Otherwise, LGTM

Acked-by: Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>

-- 
Thanks,
Anatoly

  reply index

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 [this message]
2019-07-16 15:07       ` Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
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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