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SubjectRe: [PATCH 04/10] vfio: ccw: replace IO_REQ event with SSCH_REQ event
On Fri, 4 May 2018 13:02:36 +0200
Pierre Morel <pmorel@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:

> On 04/05/2018 03:19, Dong Jia Shi wrote:
> > * Pierre Morel <pmorel@linux.vnet.ibm.com> [2018-05-03 16:26:29 +0200]:
> >
> >> On 02/05/2018 09:46, Dong Jia Shi wrote:
> >>> * Cornelia Huck <cohuck@redhat.com> [2018-04-30 17:33:05 +0200]:
> >>>
> >>>> On Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:48:06 +0800
> >>>> Dong Jia Shi <bjsdjshi@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> * Dong Jia Shi <bjsdjshi@linux.vnet.ibm.com> [2018-04-26 15:30:54 +0800]:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> [...]
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>> @@ -179,7 +160,7 @@ static int fsm_irq(struct vfio_ccw_private *private,
> >>>>>>> if (private->io_trigger)
> >>>>>>> eventfd_signal(private->io_trigger, 1);
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> - return private->state;
> >>>>>>> + return VFIO_CCW_STATE_IDLE;
> >>>>>> This is not right. For example, if we are in STANDBY state (subch driver
> >>>>>> is probed, but mdev device is not created), we can not jump to IDLE
> >>>>>> state.
> >>>>> I see my problem, for STANDBY state, we should introduce another event
> >>>>> callback for VFIO_CCW_EVENT_INTERRUPT. It doesn't make sense to call
> >>>>> fsm_irq() which tries to signal userspace with interrupt notification
> >>>>> when mdev is not created yet... So we'd need a separated fix for this
> >>>>> issue too.
> >>>> But how do we even get into that situation when we don't have an mdev
> >>>> yet?
> >>>>
> >>> We cann't... So let's assign fsm_nop() as the interrupt callback for
> >>> STANDBY state?
> >>>
> >> :) Isn't it exactly what my patch series handle?
> > As far as I see, that's not true. ;)
> >
> > After this series applied,
> > vfio_ccw_jumptable[VFIO_CCW_STATE_STANDBY][VFIO_CCW_EVENT_INTERRUPT] is
> > still fsm_irq().
> >
>
>
> What I mean is, this code tries to handle design problems
> without changing too much of the original code at first.
>
> The problem here is not that the fsm_irq function is called on interrupt,
> if we have an interrupt it must be signaled to user land.
> The problem is that this state is entered at the wrong moment.
>
> STANDBY should be entered, during the mdev_open when we realize the QEMU
> device,
> and not during the probe, in which we should stay in NOT_OPER until we
> get the QEMU device.
>
> The probe() and mdev_open() function should be modified, not the state
> table.

So, the takeaway is that we should handle starting via the init
callbacks and not via the state machine?

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