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SubjectRe: [PATCHv12 1/3] rdmacg: Added rdma cgroup controller
On Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 12:36:19PM +0530, Parav Pandit wrote:
> Hi Dennis,
>
> Do you know how would HFI1 driver would work along with rdma cgroup?
>
> Hi Matan, Leon, Jason,
> Apart from HFI1, is there any other concern?
> Or Patch is good to go?

I didn't review it yet :(.
Sorry

>
> 4.8 dates are close by (2 weeks) and there are two git trees involved
> (that might cause merge error to Linus) so if there are no issues, I
> would like to make request to Doug to consider it for 4.8 early on.
>
> Parav
>
> On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 10:37 AM, Leon Romanovsky <leon@kernel.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 11:52:35AM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> >> On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 07:24:45PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> >> > > > > I've posted some initial work toward a) a while ago, and once we
> >> > >
> >> > > Did it get merged? Do you have a pointer?
> >> >
> >> > http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-rdma/msg31958.html
> >>
> >> Right, I remember that. Certainly the right direction
> >>
> >> > > However, everything under verbs is not straightforward. The files in
> >> > > userspace are not copies...
> >> > >
> >> > > user:
> >> > >
> >> > > struct ibv_query_device {
> >> > > __u32 command;
> >> > > __u16 in_words;
> >> > > __u16 out_words;
> >> > > __u64 response;
> >> > > __u64 driver_data[0];
> >> > > };
> >> > >
> >> > > kernel:
> >> > >
> >> > > struct ib_uverbs_query_device {
> >> > > __u64 response;
> >> > > __u64 driver_data[0];
> >> > > };
> >> >
> >> > We'll obviously need different strutures for the libibvers API
> >> > and the kernel interface in this case, and we'll need to figure out
> >> > how to properly translate them. I think a cast, plus compile time
> >> > type checking ala BUILD_BUG_ON is the way to go.
> >>
> >> I'm not sure I follow, which would I cast?
> >>
> >> BUILD_BUG_ON(sizeof(ibv_query_device) == sizeof(ib_uverbs_cmd_hdr) +
> >> sizeof(ib_uverbs_query_device))
> >>
> >> ?
> >>
> >> > > I'm thinking the best way forward might be to use a script and
> >> > > transform userspace into:
> >> > >
> >> > > struct ibv_query_device {
> >> > > struct ib_uverbs_cmd_hdr hdr;
> >> > > struct ib_uverbs_query_device cmd;
> >> > > };
> >> >
> >> > That would break the users of the interface.
> >>
> >> Sorry, I mean doing this inside rdma-plumbing. Since the change is ABI
> >> identical the modified libibverbs would still be binary compatible
> >> with all providers but not source compatible. Since all kernel
> >> supported providers are in rdma-plumbing we can add the '.cmd.' at the
> >> same time.
> >>
> >> The kernel uapi header would stay the same.
> >>
> >> > However automatically generating the user ABI from the kernel one
> >> > might still be a good idea in the long run.
> >>
> >> My preference would be to try and use the kernel headers directly.
> >
> > I thought the same, especially after realizing that they are almost
> > copy/paste from the vendor *-abi.h files.
> >
> >>
> >> Jason
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