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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/10] vfio: ccw: new SCH_EVENT event
On Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:59:54 +0800
Dong Jia Shi <bjsdjshi@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:

> * Pierre Morel <pmorel@linux.vnet.ibm.com> [2018-04-19 16:48:06 +0200]:
>
> > The Sub channel event callback is threaded using workqueues.
> > The work uses the FSM introducing the VFIO_CCW_EVENT_SCH_EVENT
> > event.
> > The update of the SCHIB is now done inside the FSM function.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Pierre Morel <pmorel@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> > ---
> > drivers/s390/cio/vfio_ccw_drv.c | 33 +++++++++++++--------------------
> > drivers/s390/cio/vfio_ccw_fsm.c | 23 +++++++++++++++++++++++
> > drivers/s390/cio/vfio_ccw_private.h | 3 +++
> > 3 files changed, 39 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)
> >

> > @@ -171,28 +181,11 @@ static void vfio_ccw_sch_shutdown(struct subchannel *sch)
> > static int vfio_ccw_sch_event(struct subchannel *sch, int process)
> > {
> > struct vfio_ccw_private *private = dev_get_drvdata(&sch->dev);
> > - unsigned long flags;
> >
> > - spin_lock_irqsave(sch->lock, flags);
> > if (!device_is_registered(&sch->dev))
> > - goto out_unlock;
> > -
> > - if (work_pending(&sch->todo_work))
> > - goto out_unlock;
> Just realized that this has a bug in the orignal implementation. For
> error out this should return -EAGAIN. We'd need a separated fix on
> this.

Indeed. Will you send a patch, or should I hack something up?

>
> > -
> > - if (cio_update_schib(sch)) {
> > - vfio_ccw_fsm_event(private, VFIO_CCW_EVENT_NOT_OPER);
> > - goto out_unlock;
> > - }
> > -
> > - private = dev_get_drvdata(&sch->dev);
> > - if (private->state == VFIO_CCW_STATE_NOT_OPER) {
> > - private->state = private->mdev ? VFIO_CCW_STATE_IDLE :
> > - VFIO_CCW_STATE_STANDBY;
> > - }
> This hunk was toatally removed, and this is fine because?
>
> > -
> > -out_unlock:
> > - spin_unlock_irqrestore(sch->lock, flags);
> > + return -1;
> -1 is not a valid code.

-ENODEV looks more fitting, if we decide to go with this rework.

>
> > + WARN_ON(work_pending(&private->event_work));
> > + queue_work(vfio_ccw_work_q, &private->event_work);
> >
> > return 0;
> > }

I'm wondering why this should always be done via a workqueue. It seems
the other subchannel types try to do as much as possible immediately?

(And returning -EAGAIN already triggers the css code to schedule
another call later.)

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