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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 07/21] s390: vfio-ap: base implementation of VFIO AP device driver
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On 07/02/2018 09:53 AM, Halil Pasic wrote:
>
>
> 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.

I'll have to figure out what happened here.

>
>
> Regards,
> Halil


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