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SubjectRE: [PATCH v5 2/7] vfio/type1: Check reserve region conflict and update iova list
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> From: Alex Williamson [mailto:alex.williamson@redhat.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 6:38 AM
>
> On Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:51:58 +0000
> "Tian, Kevin" <kevin.tian@intel.com> wrote:
>
> > > From: Shameer Kolothum
> > > Sent: Friday, March 16, 2018 12:35 AM
> > >
> > > This retrieves the reserved regions associated with dev group and
> > > checks for conflicts with any existing dma mappings. Also update
> > > the iova list excluding the reserved regions.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Shameer Kolothum
> > > <shameerali.kolothum.thodi@huawei.com>
> > > ---
> > > drivers/vfio/vfio_iommu_type1.c | 90
> > > +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > 1 file changed, 90 insertions(+)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/vfio/vfio_iommu_type1.c
> > > b/drivers/vfio/vfio_iommu_type1.c
> > > index 1123c74..cfe2bb2 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/vfio/vfio_iommu_type1.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/vfio/vfio_iommu_type1.c
> > > @@ -1313,6 +1313,82 @@ static int vfio_iommu_aper_resize(struct
> > > list_head *iova,
> > > return 0;
> > > }
> > >
> > > +/*
> > > + * Check reserved region conflicts with existing dma mappings
> > > + */
> > > +static bool vfio_iommu_resv_conflict(struct vfio_iommu *iommu,
> > > + struct list_head *resv_regions)
> > > +{
> > > + struct iommu_resv_region *region;
> > > +
> > > + /* Check for conflict with existing dma mappings */
> > > + list_for_each_entry(region, resv_regions, list) {
> > > + if (vfio_find_dma(iommu, region->start, region->length))
> > > + return true;
> > > + }
> > > +
> > > + return false;
> > > +}
> > > +
> > > +/*
> > > + * Check iova region overlap with reserved regions and
> > > + * exclude them from the iommu iova range
> > > + */
> > > +static int vfio_iommu_resv_exclude(struct list_head *iova,
> > > + struct list_head *resv_regions)
> > > +{
> > > + struct iommu_resv_region *resv;
> > > + struct vfio_iova *n, *next;
> > > +
> > > + list_for_each_entry(resv, resv_regions, list) {
> > > + phys_addr_t start, end;
> > > +
> > > + start = resv->start;
> > > + end = resv->start + resv->length - 1;
> > > +
> > > + list_for_each_entry_safe(n, next, iova, list) {
> > > + int ret = 0;
> > > +
> > > + /* No overlap */
> > > + if ((start > n->end) || (end < n->start))
> > > + continue;
> > > + /*
> > > + * Insert a new node if current node overlaps with
> > > the
> > > + * reserve region to exlude that from valid iova
> > > range.
> > > + * Note that, new node is inserted before the
> > > current
> > > + * node and finally the current node is deleted
> > > keeping
> > > + * the list updated and sorted.
> > > + */
> > > + if (start > n->start)
> > > + ret = vfio_iommu_iova_insert(&n->list,
> > > + n->start, start - 1);
> > > + if (!ret && end < n->end)
> > > + ret = vfio_iommu_iova_insert(&n->list,
> > > + end + 1, n->end);
> > > + if (ret)
> > > + return ret;
> >
> > Is it safer to delete the 1st node here in case of failure of the 2nd node?
> > There is no problem with current logic since upon error iova_copy will
> > be released anyway. However this function alone doesn't assume the
> > fact of a temporary list, thus it's better to keep the list clean w/o garbage
> > left from any error handling.
>
> I don't think the proposal makes the list notably more sane on failure
> than we have here. If the function returns an error and the list is
> modified in any way, how can the caller recover? We're operating on a
> principle of modify a copy and throw it away on error, the only
> function level solution to the problem you're noting is to make each
> function generate a working copy, which is clearly inefficient. This
> is a static function, not intended for general use, so I think a
> sufficient approach to address your concern is to simply note the error
> behavior in the comment above the function, the list is in an
> unknown/inconsistent state on error. Thanks,
>

'static' doesn't mean it cannot be used for general purpose in the same
file. Clarifying the expected behavior in comment is OK to me.

Thanks
Kevin

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