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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 07/21] s390: vfio-ap: base implementation of VFIO AP device driver
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On 06/29/2018 11:11 PM, Tony Krowiak wrote:
> Introduces a new AP device driver. This device driver
> is built on the VFIO mediated device framework. The framework
> provides sysfs interfaces that facilitate passthrough
> access by guests to devices installed on the linux host.
>
> The VFIO AP device driver will serve two purposes:
>
> 1. Provide the interfaces to reserve AP devices for exclusive
> use by KVM guests. This is accomplished by unbinding the
> devices to be reserved for guest usage from the default AP
> device driver and binding them to the VFIO AP device driver.
>
> 2. Implements the functions, callbacks and sysfs attribute
> interfaces required to create one or more VFIO mediated
> devices each of which will be used to configure the AP
> matrix for a guest and serve as a file descriptor
> for facilitating communication between QEMU and the
> VFIO AP device driver.
>
> When the VFIO AP device driver is initialized:
>
> * It registers with the AP bus for control of type 10 (CEX4
> and newer) AP queue devices. This limitation was imposed
> due to:
>
> 1. A lack of access to older systems needed to test the
> older AP device models;
>
> 2. A desire to keep the code as simple as possible;
>
> 3. Some older models are no longer supported by the kernel
> and others are getting close to end of service.
>
> The probe and remove callbacks will be provided to support
> the binding/unbinding of AP queue devices to/from the VFIO
> AP device driver.
>
> * Creates a /sys/devices/vfio-ap/matrix device to hold
> the APQNs of the AP devices bound to the VFIO
> AP device driver and serves as the parent of the
> mediated devices created for each guest.
>
> Signed-off-by: Tony Krowiak <akrowiak@linux.ibm.com>
> ---
> MAINTAINERS | 10 +++
> arch/s390/Kconfig | 11 +++
> drivers/s390/crypto/Makefile | 4 +
> drivers/s390/crypto/vfio_ap_drv.c | 140 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> drivers/s390/crypto/vfio_ap_private.h | 29 +++++++
> include/uapi/linux/vfio.h | 2 +
> samples/bpf/bpf_load.c | 62 +++++++++++++++

You have probably touched the last one by accident.

Regards,
Halil

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