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From: David Christensen <drc@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
To: Nithin Dabilpuram <nithind1988@gmail.com>
Cc: anatoly.burakov@intel.com, david.marchand@redhat.com,
	jerinj@marvell.com,  dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 3/4] test: add test case to validate VFIO DMA map/unmap
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2021 13:20:44 -0800
Message-ID: <72d7ee73-fa91-07ce-a0cb-4b1b334a5503@linux.vnet.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <X/V3bEv8yNfReLdb@gmail.com>



On 1/6/21 12:40 AM, Nithin Dabilpuram wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 05, 2021 at 11:33:20AM -0800, David Christensen wrote:
>> Hey Nithin,
>>
>>>> +static int
>>>> +test_memory_vfio_dma_map(void)
>>>> +{
>>>> +	uint64_t sz1, sz2, sz = 2 * rte_mem_page_size();
>>>> +	uint64_t unmap1, unmap2;
>>>> +	uint8_t *alloc_mem;
>>>> +	uint8_t *mem;
>>>> +	int ret;
>>>> +
>>>> +	/* Allocate twice size of requirement from heap to align later */
>>>> +	alloc_mem = malloc(sz * 2);
>>>> +	if (!alloc_mem) {
>>>> +		printf("Skipping test as unable to alloc %"PRIx64"B from heap\n",
>>>> +		       sz * 2);
>>>> +		return 1;
>>>> +	}
>>>> +
>>>> +	/* Force page allocation */
>>>> +	memset(alloc_mem, 0, sz * 2);
>>>> +
>>>> +	mem = RTE_PTR_ALIGN(alloc_mem, rte_mem_page_size());
>>>> +
>>>> +	/* map the whole region */
>>>> +	ret = rte_vfio_container_dma_map(RTE_VFIO_DEFAULT_CONTAINER_FD,
>>>> +					 (uintptr_t)mem, (rte_iova_t)mem, sz);
>>
>> I'm not sure how to resolve this patch for POWER systems.  The patch
>> currently fails with the error:
>>
>> EAL:   cannot map vaddr for IOMMU, error 22 (Invalid argument)
>>
>> The problem is that the size argument (page size of 64KB * 2) is smaller
>> than the page size set when the DMA window is created (2MB or 1GB depending
>> on system configuration for hugepages), resulting in the EINVAL error.  When
>> I tried bumping the sz value up to 2 * 1GB the test also failed because the
>> VA address was well outside the DMA window set when scanning memseg lists.
>>
>> Allocating heap memory dynamically through the EAL works since it's
>> allocated in hugepage size segments and the EAL attempts to keep VA memory
>> addresses contiguous, therefore within the defined DMA window. But the
>> downside is that the memory is DMA mapped behind the scenes in
>> vfio_mem_event_callback().
>>
>> Not sure how to get around this without duplicating a lot of the heap
>> management code in your test.  Maybe others have a suggestion.
> 
> David, Anatoly Burakov,
> 
> Given that both malloc'ed memory and mmap'd memory is not working for POWER9
> setup, I can either drop this test patch(3/4) alone or restrict it to non-POWER9
> system's. Since main fix is already acked, I think it shouldn't be a problem to
> drop test case which was only added to demostrate the problem.
> 
> Any thoughts ?

I dislike having to special case the architecture in general but I don't 
see an easy solution in this case. I'd be fine with either option, 
dropping the test case of disabling test case support for all POWER 
architecture.

Dave

  reply	other threads:[~2021-01-06 21:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 81+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-12  8:11 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/2] fix issue with partial DMA unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-10-12  8:11 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] test: add test case to validate VFIO DMA map/unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-10-14 14:39   ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-10-15  9:54     ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-10-12  8:11 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] vfio: fix partial DMA unmapping for VFIO type1 Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-10-14 15:07   ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-10-15  6:09     ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-10-15 10:00       ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-10-15 11:38         ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-10-15 11:50         ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-10-15 11:57         ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-10-15 15:10           ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-10-16  7:10             ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-10-17 16:14               ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-10-19  9:43                 ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-10-22 12:13                   ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-10-28 13:04                     ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-10-28 14:17                       ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-10-28 16:07                         ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-10-28 16:31                           ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-11-05  9:04 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/3] fix issue with partial DMA unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-11-05  9:04   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/3] vfio: revert changes for map contiguous areas in one go Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-11-05  9:04   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/3] vfio: fix DMA mapping granularity for type1 iova as va Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-11-10 14:04     ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-11-10 14:22       ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-11-10 14:17     ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-11-11  5:08       ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-11-11 10:00         ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-11-05  9:04   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/3] test: add test case to validate VFIO DMA map/unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-01 19:32 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/4] fix issue with partial DMA unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-01 19:32   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/4] vfio: revert changes for map contiguous areas in one go Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-01 19:33   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/4] vfio: fix DMA mapping granularity for type1 IOVA as VA Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-01 19:33   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 3/4] test: add test case to validate VFIO DMA map/unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-01 19:33   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 4/4] test: change external memory test to use system page sz Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-01 23:23     ` David Christensen
2020-12-02  5:40       ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-02  5:46 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/4] fix issue with partial DMA unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-02  5:46   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/4] vfio: revert changes for map contiguous areas in one go Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-02 18:36     ` David Christensen
2020-12-02  5:46   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 2/4] vfio: fix DMA mapping granularity for type1 IOVA as VA Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-02 18:38     ` David Christensen
2020-12-02  5:46   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 3/4] test: add test case to validate VFIO DMA map/unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-02 19:23     ` David Christensen
2020-12-03  7:14       ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-14  8:24         ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-02  5:46   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 4/4] test: change external memory test to use system page sz Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-14  8:19 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 0/4] fix issue with partial DMA unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-14  8:19   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 1/4] vfio: revert changes for map contiguous areas in one go Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-14  8:19   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 2/4] vfio: fix DMA mapping granularity for type1 IOVA as VA Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-14  8:19   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 3/4] test: add test case to validate VFIO DMA map/unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-14  8:19   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 4/4] test: change external memory test to use system page sz Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-17 19:06 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 0/4] fix issue with partial DMA unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-17 19:06   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 1/4] vfio: revert changes for map contiguous areas in one go Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-17 19:06   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 2/4] vfio: fix DMA mapping granularity for type1 IOVA as VA Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-17 19:06   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 3/4] test: add test case to validate VFIO DMA map/unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-17 19:10     ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-01-05 19:33       ` David Christensen
2021-01-06  8:40         ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-01-06 21:20           ` David Christensen [this message]
2020-12-17 19:06   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 4/4] test: change external memory test to use system page sz Nithin Dabilpuram
2020-12-23  5:13   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 0/4] fix issue with partial DMA unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-01-04 22:29     ` David Christensen
2021-01-12 17:39 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 0/3] " Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-01-12 17:39   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 1/3] vfio: revert changes for map contiguous areas in one go Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-01-12 17:39   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 2/3] vfio: fix DMA mapping granularity for type1 IOVA as VA Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-01-12 17:39   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 3/3] test: change external memory test to use system page sz Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-01-14 16:30     ` David Marchand
2021-01-15  6:57       ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-01-15  7:32 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 0/3] fix issue with partial DMA unmap Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-01-15  7:32   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 1/3] vfio: revert changes for map contiguous areas in one go Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-03-05  7:50     ` David Marchand
2021-03-05 13:54       ` Burakov, Anatoly
2021-03-05 15:50         ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-04-01 11:27           ` Burakov, Anatoly
2021-01-15  7:32   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 2/3] vfio: fix DMA mapping granularity for type1 IOVA as VA Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-01-15  7:32   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 3/3] test: change external memory test to use system page sz Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-02-11 11:21     ` Burakov, Anatoly
2021-02-16 13:14   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 0/3] fix issue with partial DMA unmap Burakov, Anatoly
2021-02-22  9:41     ` Nithin Dabilpuram
2021-02-22 10:06       ` David Marchand
2021-03-01 12:13   ` David Marchand

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