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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/9] [RFC] vfio: ap: ioctl definitions for AP Queue Interrupt Control
On 2/14/19 8:51 AM, Pierre Morel wrote:

The subject leads one to believe this patch series introduces
ioctl definitions for AQIC, but there is not a single ioctl
definition in the series. Something like this might be more

vfio: ap: support for AP Queue Interrupt Control

T. Krow

> This patch implement PQAP/AQIC interception in KVM.
> To implement this we need to add a new structure, vfio_ap_queue,to be
> able to retrieve the mediated device associated with a queue and specific
> values needed to register/unregister the interrupt structures:
> - APQN: to be able to issue the commands and search for queue structures
> - NIB : to unpin the NIB on clear IRQ
> - ISC : to unregister with the GIB interface
> - MATRIX: a pointer to the matrix mediated device
> - DEV: a pointer to the AP queue device from AP bus.
> 1) Phase 1, probe and remove from vfio_ap_queue
> The vfio_ap_queue structures are dynamically allocated when a queue
> is probed by the ap_vfio_driver.
> It is linked to the ap_queue device as the driver data.
> We store the APQN of the ap_queue device inside the vfio_ap_queue.
> The vfio_ap_queue are free during remove.
> 2) Phase 2, assignment of vfio_ap_queue to a mediated device
> When the VFIO device is opened the queues are associated to
> the mediated device, at the same time the CRYCB is setup.
> When the device is closed or if a queue is removed the queue is
> dissociated from the mediated device, as the same time the
> CRYCB is cleared.
> Two new functions are used for this: associate/disassociate.
> 3) Phase 3 intercepting the PQAP/AQIC instruction
> On interception of the PQAP/AQIC instruction, the interception code
> makes sure the pqap_hook is initialized and allowed to be called
> and call it.
> Otherwise it reports the usual -EOPNOTSUPP return code to let
> QEMU handle the fault.
> the pqap callback search for the queue asociated with the APQN
> stored in the register 0, setting the code to "illegal APQN"
> if the vfio_ap_queue can not be found.
> Depending on the "i" bit of the register 1, the pqap callback
> setup or clear the interruption by calling the host format PQAP/AQIC
> instruction.
> When seting up the interruption it uses the NIB and the guest ISC
> provided by the guest and the host ISC provided by the registration
> to the GIB code, pin the NIB and also stores ISC and NIB inside
> the vfio_ap_queue structure.
> When clearing the interrupt it retrieves the host ISC to unregister
> with the GIB code and unpin the NIB.
> There is a QEMU patch which is needed to enable the PQAP/AQIC
> facility in the guest.
> Posted in as:
> Message-Id: <>
> 4) Phase 4 clean dissociation from the mediated device on remove
> On removing of the AP device the remove callback is called.
> To be sure that the guest will not access the queue anymore
> we clear the APID CRYCB bit.
> Cleaning the APID, over the APQI, is chosen because the architecture
> specifies that only the APID can be dynamically changed outside IPL.
> After this the queue is zeroes, care is taken to correctly wait until
> the queue is empty.
> Pierre Morel (9):
> s390: vfio_ap: link the vfio_ap devices to the vfio_ap bus subsystem
> s390: ap: kvm: setting a hook for PQAP instructions
> s390: ap: new vfio_ap_queue structure
> s390: ap: tools to find a queue with a specific APQN
> s390: ap: tools to associate a queue to a matrix
> vfio: ap: register IOMMU VFIO notifier
> s390: ap: implement PAPQ AQIC interception in kernel
> s390: ap: Cleanup on removing the AP device
> s390: ap: kvm: add AP Queue Interruption Control facility
> arch/s390/include/asm/kvm_host.h | 1 +
> arch/s390/kvm/priv.c | 50 +++++
> arch/s390/tools/gen_facilities.c | 1 +
> drivers/s390/crypto/ap_bus.h | 1 +
> drivers/s390/crypto/vfio_ap_drv.c | 178 ++++++++++++++++-
> drivers/s390/crypto/vfio_ap_ops.c | 363 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> drivers/s390/crypto/vfio_ap_private.h | 12 ++
> 7 files changed, 593 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)

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