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SubjectRE: [Patch v4] storvsc: setup 1:1 mapping between hardware queue and CPU queue
>Subject: RE: [Patch v4] storvsc: setup 1:1 mapping between hardware queue
>and CPU queue
>>Subject: Re: [Patch v4] storvsc: setup 1:1 mapping between hardware
>>queue and CPU queue
>>On Fri, Sep 06, 2019 at 10:24:20AM -0700, wrote:
>>>From: Long Li <>
>>>storvsc doesn't use a dedicated hardware queue for a given CPU queue.
>>>When issuing I/O, it selects returning CPU (hardware queue)
>>>dynamically based on vmbus channel usage across all channels.
>>>This patch advertises num_present_cpus() as number of hardware queues.
>>>This will have upper layer setup 1:1 mapping between hardware queue
>>>and CPU queue and avoid unnecessary locking when issuing I/O.
>>>Signed-off-by: Long Li <>

Hi Martin,

I have addressed all comments on this patch. Can you merge it to SCSI?

If there is anything else I need to change, please let me know.



>>>v2: rely on default upper layer function to map queues. (suggested by
>>>Ming Lei
>>>v3: use num_present_cpus() instead of num_online_cpus(). Hyper-v
>>>doesn't support hot-add CPUs. (suggested by Michael Kelley
>>>v4: move change logs to after Signed-of-by
>>> drivers/scsi/storvsc_drv.c | 3 +--
>>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>>diff --git a/drivers/scsi/storvsc_drv.c b/drivers/scsi/storvsc_drv.c
>>>index b89269120a2d..cf987712041a 100644
>>>--- a/drivers/scsi/storvsc_drv.c
>>>+++ b/drivers/scsi/storvsc_drv.c
>>>@@ -1836,8 +1836,7 @@ static int storvsc_probe(struct hv_device *device,
>>> /*
>>> * Set the number of HW queues we are supporting.
>>> */
>>>- if (stor_device->num_sc != 0)
>>>- host->nr_hw_queues = stor_device->num_sc + 1;
>>>+ host->nr_hw_queues = num_present_cpus();
>>Just looking at the change notes for v3: why isn't this
>>num_active_cpus() then? One can still isolate CPUs on hyper-v, no?
>The isolated CPU can be made online at run time. For example, even
>maxcpus=x is put on the boot line, individual CPUs can still be made

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