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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 0/4] Retrieving zPCI specific info with VFIO
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On 9/6/19 8:13 PM, Matthew Rosato wrote:
> Note: These patches by Pierre got lost in the ether a few months back
> as he has been unavailable to carry them forward. I've made changes
> based upon comments received on his last version.
>
> We define a new configuration entry for VFIO/PCI, VFIO_PCI_ZDEV
> to configure access to a zPCI region dedicated for retrieving
> zPCI features.
>
> When the VFIO_PCI_ZDEV feature is configured we initialize
> a new device region, VFIO_REGION_SUBTYPE_ZDEV_CLP, to hold
> the information from the ZPCI device the userland needs to
> give to a guest driving the zPCI function.
>
>
> Note that in the current state we do not use the CLP instructions
> to access the firmware but get the information directly from
> the zdev device.
>
> -This means that the patch 1, "s390: pci: Exporting access to CLP PCI
> function and PCI group" is not used and can be let out of this series
> without denying the good working of the other patches.
> - But we will need this later, eventually in the next iteration
> to retrieve values not being saved inside the zdev structure.
> like maxstbl and the PCI supported version
>
> To share the code with arch/s390/pci/pci_clp.c the original functions
> in pci_clp.c to query PCI functions and PCI functions group are
> modified so that they can be exported.
>
> A new function clp_query_pci() replaces clp_query_pci_fn() and
> the previous calls to clp_query_pci_fn() and clp_query_pci_fngrp()
> are replaced with calls to zdev_query_pci_fn() and zdev_query_pci_fngrp()
> using a zdev pointer as argument.
>
> Changes since v3:
> - New patch: define maxstbl
> - Remove CLP_UTIL_STR_LEN references from uapi header
> - Fix broken ifdef CONFIG_VFIO_PCI_ZDEV
> - Change Kconfig option from tristate to bool
> - Remove VFIO_REGION_TYPE_IBM_ZDEV, move VFIO_REGION_SUBTYPE_ZDEV_CLP to a 1014 subtype
> - reject iswrite in .rw callback
> - Remove rw restriction on identical buffer sizes
> - Allow arbitrary sized read
>
> Pierre Morel (4):
> s390: pci: Exporting access to CLP PCI function and PCI group
> s390: pci: Define the maxstbl CLP response entry
> vfio: zpci: defining the VFIO headers
> vfio: pci: Using a device region to retrieve zPCI information
>
> arch/s390/include/asm/pci.h | 3 ++
> arch/s390/include/asm/pci_clp.h | 2 +-
> arch/s390/pci/pci_clp.c | 71 ++++++++++++++++---------------
> drivers/vfio/pci/Kconfig | 7 +++
> drivers/vfio/pci/Makefile | 1 +
> drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci.c | 9 ++++
> drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci_private.h | 10 +++++
> drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci_zdev.c | 85 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> include/uapi/linux/vfio.h | 1 +
> include/uapi/linux/vfio_zdev.h | 35 +++++++++++++++
> 10 files changed, 189 insertions(+), 35 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci_zdev.c
> create mode 100644 include/uapi/linux/vfio_zdev.h
>

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