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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/9] docs: Document IO Address Space ID (IOASID) APIs
Hi Baolu,

Thanks for the review!

On Sun, 23 Aug 2020 15:05:08 +0800
Lu Baolu <baolu.lu@linux.intel.com> wrote:

> Hi Jacob,
>
> On 2020/8/22 12:35, Jacob Pan wrote:
> > IOASID is used to identify address spaces that can be targeted by
> > device DMA. It is a system-wide resource that is essential to its
> > many users. This document is an attempt to help developers from all
> > vendors navigate the APIs. At this time, ARM SMMU and Intel’s
> > Scalable IO Virtualization (SIOV) enabled platforms are the primary
> > users of IOASID. Examples of how SIOV components interact with
> > IOASID APIs are provided in that many APIs are driven by the
> > requirements from SIOV.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Liu Yi L <yi.l.liu@intel.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Wu Hao <hao.wu@intel.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan@linux.intel.com>
> > ---
> > Documentation/ioasid.rst | 618
> > +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 1 file changed, 618
> > insertions(+) create mode 100644 Documentation/ioasid.rst
> >
> > diff --git a/Documentation/ioasid.rst b/Documentation/ioasid.rst
> > new file mode 100644
> > index 000000000000..b6a8cdc885ff
> > --- /dev/null
> > +++ b/Documentation/ioasid.rst
> > @@ -0,0 +1,618 @@
> > +.. ioasid:
> > +
> > +=====================================
> > +IO Address Space ID
> > +=====================================
> > +
> > +IOASID is a generic name for PCIe Process Address ID (PASID) or ARM
> > +SMMU sub-stream ID. An IOASID identifies an address space that DMA
> > +requests can target.
> > +
> > +The primary use cases for IOASID are Shared Virtual Address (SVA)
> > and +IO Virtual Address (IOVA). However, the requirements for
> > IOASID
>
> Can you please elaborate a bit more about how ioasid is used by IOVA?
>
Good point, I will add a paragraph for IOVA usage. Something like this:
"For IOVA, IOASID #0 is typically used for DMA request without
PASID. However, some architectures such as VT-d also offers the
flexibility of using any PASID for DMA request without PASID. For
example, on VT-d PASID #0 is used for PCI device RID2PASID and for
SIOV each auxilary domain also allocates a non-zero default PASID for
DMA request w/o PASID. PASID #0, is reserved and not allocated from any
ioasid_set."


> > +management can vary among hardware architectures.
> > +
> > +This document covers the generic features supported by IOASID
> > +APIs. Vendor-specific use cases are also illustrated with Intel's
> > VT-d +based platforms as the first example.
> > +
> > +.. contents:: :local:
> > +
> > +Glossary
> > +========
> > +PASID - Process Address Space ID
> > +
> > +IOASID - IO Address Space ID (generic term for PCIe PASID and
> > +sub-stream ID in SMMU)
> > +
> > +SVA/SVM - Shared Virtual Addressing/Memory
> > +
> > +ENQCMD - New Intel X86 ISA for efficient workqueue submission [1]
> > +
> > +DSA - Intel Data Streaming Accelerator [2]
> > +
> > +VDCM - Virtual device composition module [3]
>
> Capitalize the first letter of each word.
>
will do.

> > +
> > +SIOV - Intel Scalable IO Virtualization
> > +
> > +
> > +Key Concepts
> > +============
> > +
> > +IOASID Set
> > +-----------
> > +An IOASID set is a group of IOASIDs allocated from the system-wide
> > +IOASID pool. An IOASID set is created and can be identified by a
> > +token of u64. Refer to IOASID set APIs for more details.
> > +
> > +IOASID set is particularly useful for guest SVA where each guest
> > could +have its own IOASID set for security and efficiency reasons.
> > +
> > +IOASID Set Private ID (SPID)
> > +----------------------------
> > +SPIDs are introduced as IOASIDs within its set. Each SPID maps to a
> > +system-wide IOASID but the namespace of SPID is within its IOASID
> > +set. SPIDs can be used as guest IOASIDs where each guest could do
> > +IOASID allocation from its own pool and map them to host physical
> > +IOASIDs. SPIDs are particularly useful for supporting live
> > migration +where decoupling guest and host physical resources are
> > necessary. +
> > +For example, two VMs can both allocate guest PASID/SPID #101 but
> > map to +different host PASIDs #201 and #202 respectively as shown
> > in the +diagram below.
> > +::
> > +
> > + .------------------. .------------------.
> > + | VM 1 | | VM 2 |
> > + | | | |
> > + |------------------| |------------------|
> > + | GPASID/SPID 101 | | GPASID/SPID 101 |
> > + '------------------' -------------------' Guest
> > + __________|______________________|______________________
> > + | | Host
> > + v v
> > + .------------------. .------------------.
> > + | Host IOASID 201 | | Host IOASID 202 |
> > + '------------------' '------------------'
> > + | IOASID set 1 | | IOASID set 2 |
> > + '------------------' '------------------'
> > +
> > +Guest PASID is treated as IOASID set private ID (SPID) within an
> > +IOASID set, mappings between guest and host IOASIDs are stored in
> > the +set for inquiry.
>
> Is there a real IOASID set allocated in the host which represent the
> SPID?
>
SPIDs are not allocated from the host IOASID set, but the backing host
IOASID of the SPID is. So the same SPID # can belong to different
IOASID set.

SPIDs are allocated by VMM and given to the host, IOASID code in the
host just stores it in the ioasid_set.

> > +
> > +IOASID APIs
> > +===========
> > +To get the IOASID APIs, users must #include <linux/ioasid.h>.
> > These APIs +serve the following functionalities:
> > +
> > + - IOASID allocation/Free
> > + - Group management in the form of ioasid_set
> > + - Private data storage and lookup
> > + - Reference counting
> > + - Event notification in case of state change
> > +
> > +IOASID Set Level APIs
> > +--------------------------
> > +For use cases such as guest SVA it is necessary to manage IOASIDs
> > at +a group level. For example, VMs may allocate multiple IOASIDs
> > for +guest process address sharing (vSVA). It is imperative to
> > enforce +VM-IOASID ownership such that malicious guest cannot
> > target DMA +traffic outside its own IOASIDs, or free an active
> > IOASID belong to +another VM.
> > +::
> > +
> > + struct ioasid_set *ioasid_alloc_set(void *token, ioasid_t quota,
> > u32 type) +
> > + int ioasid_adjust_set(struct ioasid_set *set, int quota);
> > +
> > + void ioasid_set_get(struct ioasid_set *set)
> > +
> > + void ioasid_set_put(struct ioasid_set *set)
> > +
> > + void ioasid_set_get_locked(struct ioasid_set *set)
> > +
> > + void ioasid_set_put_locked(struct ioasid_set *set)
> > +
> > + int ioasid_set_for_each_ioasid(struct ioasid_set *sdata,
> > + void (*fn)(ioasid_t id, void
> > *data),
> > + void *data)
> > +
> > +
> > +IOASID set concept is introduced to represent such IOASID groups.
> > Each +IOASID set is created with a token which can be one of the
> > following +types:
> > +
> > + - IOASID_SET_TYPE_NULL (Arbitrary u64 value)
> > + - IOASID_SET_TYPE_MM (Set token is a mm_struct)
> > +
> > +The explicit MM token type is useful when multiple users of an
> > IOASID +set under the same process need to communicate about their
> > shared IOASIDs. +E.g. An IOASID set created by VFIO for one guest
> > can be associated +with the KVM instance for the same guest since
> > they share a common mm_struct. +
> > +The IOASID set APIs serve the following purposes:
> > +
> > + - Ownership/permission enforcement
> > + - Take collective actions, e.g. free an entire set
> > + - Event notifications within a set
> > + - Look up a set based on token
> > + - Quota enforcement
> > +
> > +Individual IOASID APIs
> > +----------------------
> > +Once an ioasid_set is created, IOASIDs can be allocated from the
> > set. +Within the IOASID set namespace, set private ID (SPID) is
> > supported. In +the VM use case, SPID can be used for storing guest
> > PASID. +
> > +::
> > +
> > + ioasid_t ioasid_alloc(struct ioasid_set *set, ioasid_t min,
> > ioasid_t max,
> > + void *private);
> > +
> > + int ioasid_get(struct ioasid_set *set, ioasid_t ioasid);
> > +
> > + void ioasid_put(struct ioasid_set *set, ioasid_t ioasid);
> > +
> > + int ioasid_get_locked(struct ioasid_set *set, ioasid_t ioasid);
> > +
> > + void ioasid_put_locked(struct ioasid_set *set, ioasid_t ioasid);
> > +
> > + void *ioasid_find(struct ioasid_set *set, ioasid_t ioasid,
> > + bool (*getter)(void *));
> > +
> > + ioasid_t ioasid_find_by_spid(struct ioasid_set *set, ioasid_t
> > spid) +
> > + int ioasid_attach_data(struct ioasid_set *set, ioasid_t ioasid,
> > + void *data);
> > + int ioasid_attach_spid(struct ioasid_set *set, ioasid_t ioasid,
> > + ioasid_t ssid);
> > +
> > +
> > +Notifications
> > +-------------
> > +An IOASID may have multiple users, each user may have hardware
> > context +associated with an IOASID. When the status of an IOASID
> > changes, +e.g. an IOASID is being freed, users need to be notified
> > such that the +associated hardware context can be cleared, flushed,
> > and drained. +
> > +::
> > +
> > + int ioasid_register_notifier(struct ioasid_set *set, struct
> > + notifier_block *nb)
> > +
> > + void ioasid_unregister_notifier(struct ioasid_set *set,
> > + struct notifier_block *nb)
> > +
> > + int ioasid_register_notifier_mm(struct mm_struct *mm, struct
> > + notifier_block *nb)
> > +
> > + void ioasid_unregister_notifier_mm(struct mm_struct *mm, struct
> > + notifier_block *nb)
> > +
> > + int ioasid_notify(ioasid_t ioasid, enum ioasid_notify_val cmd,
> > + unsigned int flags)
> > +
> > +
> > +Events
> > +~~~~~~
> > +Notification events are pertinent to individual IOASIDs, they can
> > be +one of the following:
> > +
> > + - ALLOC
> > + - FREE
> > + - BIND
> > + - UNBIND
> > +
> > +Ordering
> > +~~~~~~~~
> > +Ordering is supported by IOASID notification priorities as the
> > +following (in ascending order):
>
> What does ascending order exactly mean here? LAST->IOMMU->DEVICE...?
>
Yes. CPU has the highest priority and will get notified first.

> > +
> > +::
> > +
> > + enum ioasid_notifier_prios {
> > + IOASID_PRIO_LAST,
> > + IOASID_PRIO_IOMMU,
> > + IOASID_PRIO_DEVICE,
> > + IOASID_PRIO_CPU,
> > + };
> > +
> > +The typical use case is when an IOASID is freed due to an
> > exception, DMA +source should be quiesced before tearing down other
> > hardware contexts +in the system. This will reduce the churn in
> > handling faults. DMA work +submission is performed by the CPU which
> > is granted higher priority than +devices.
> > +
> > +
> > +Scopes
> > +~~~~~~
> > +There are two types of notifiers in IOASID core: system-wide and
> > +ioasid_set-wide.
> > +
> > +System-wide notifier is catering for users that need to handle all
> > +IOASIDs in the system. E.g. The IOMMU driver handles all IOASIDs.
> > +
> > +Per ioasid_set notifier can be used by VM specific components such
> > as +KVM. After all, each KVM instance only cares about IOASIDs
> > within its +own set.
> > +
> > +
> > +Atomicity
> > +~~~~~~~~~
> > +IOASID notifiers are atomic due to spinlocks used inside the IOASID
> > +core. For tasks cannot be completed in the notifier handler, async
> > work +can be submitted to complete the work later as long as there
> > is no +ordering requirement.
> > +
> > +Reference counting
> > +------------------
> > +IOASID lifecycle management is based on reference counting. Users
> > of +IOASID intend to align lifecycle with the IOASID need to hold
> > +reference of the IOASID. IOASID will not be returned to the pool
> > for +allocation until all references are dropped. Calling
> > ioasid_free() +will mark the IOASID as FREE_PENDING if the IOASID
> > has outstanding +reference. ioasid_get() is not allowed once an
> > IOASID is in the +FREE_PENDING state.
> > +
> > +Event notifications are used to inform users of IOASID status
> > change. +IOASID_FREE event prompts users to drop their references
> > after +clearing its context.
> > +
> > +For example, on VT-d platform when an IOASID is freed, teardown
> > +actions are performed on KVM, device driver, and IOMMU driver.
> > +KVM shall register notifier block with::
> > +
> > + static struct notifier_block pasid_nb_kvm = {
> > + .notifier_call = pasid_status_change_kvm,
> > + .priority = IOASID_PRIO_CPU,
> > + };
> > +
> > +VDCM driver shall register notifier block with::
> > +
> > + static struct notifier_block pasid_nb_vdcm = {
> > + .notifier_call = pasid_status_change_vdcm,
> > + .priority = IOASID_PRIO_DEVICE,
> > + };
> > +
> > +In both cases, notifier blocks shall be registered on the IOASID
> > set +such that *only* events from the matching VM is received.
> > +
> > +If KVM attempts to register notifier block before the IOASID set is
> > +created for the MM token, the notifier block will be placed on a
> > +pending list inside IOASID core. Once the token matching IOASID set
> > +is created, IOASID will register the notifier block automatically.
> > +IOASID core does not replay events for the existing IOASIDs in the
> > +set. For IOASID set of MM type, notification blocks can be
> > registered +on empty sets only. This is to avoid lost events.
> > +
> > +IOMMU driver shall register notifier block on global chain::
> > +
> > + static struct notifier_block pasid_nb_vtd = {
> > + .notifier_call = pasid_status_change_vtd,
> > + .priority = IOASID_PRIO_IOMMU,
> > + };
> > +
> > +Custom allocator APIs
> > +---------------------
> > +
> > +::
> > +
> > + int ioasid_register_allocator(struct ioasid_allocator_ops
> > *allocator); +
> > + void ioasid_unregister_allocator(struct ioasid_allocator_ops
> > *allocator); +
> > +Allocator Choices
> > +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > +IOASIDs are allocated for both host and guest SVA/IOVA usage.
> > However, +allocators can be different. For example, on VT-d guest
> > PASID +allocation must be performed via a virtual command interface
> > which is +emulated by VMM.
> > +
> > +IOASID core has the notion of "custom allocator" such that guest
> > can +register virtual command allocator that precedes the default
> > one. +
> > +Namespaces
> > +~~~~~~~~~~
> > +IOASIDs are limited system resources that default to 20 bits in
> > +size. Since each device has its own table, theoretically the
> > namespace +can be per device also. However, for security reasons
> > sharing PASID +tables among devices are not good for isolation.
> > Therefore, IOASID +namespace is system-wide.
> > +
> > +There are also other reasons to have this simpler system-wide
> > +namespace. Take VT-d as an example, VT-d supports shared workqueue
> > +and ENQCMD[1] where one IOASID could be used to submit work on
> > +multiple devices that are shared with other VMs. This requires
> > IOASID +to be system-wide. This is also the reason why guests must
> > use an +emulated virtual command interface to allocate IOASID from
> > the host. +
> > +
> > +Life cycle
> > +==========
> > +This section covers IOASID lifecycle management for both bare-metal
> > +and guest usages. In bare-metal SVA, MMU notifier is directly
> > hooked +up with IOMMU driver, therefore the process address space
> > (MM) +lifecycle is aligned with IOASID.
>
> MMU notifier for SVA mainly serves IOMMU cache flushes, right? The
> IOASID life cycle for bare matal SVA is managed by the device driver
> through the iommu sva api's iommu_sva_(un)bind_device()?
>
True that lifecycle between iommu and device are aligned by sva APIs.
But between mm/cpu and iommu, it depends on mmu_notifier.release(). In
case process terminates unexpectedly.

> > +
> > +However, guest MMU notifier is not available to host IOMMU driver,
> > +when guest MM terminates unexpectedly, the events have to go
> > through +VFIO and IOMMU UAPI to reach host IOMMU driver. There are
> > also more +parties involved in guest SVA, e.g. on Intel VT-d
> > platform, IOASIDs +are used by IOMMU driver, KVM, VDCM, and VFIO.
> > +
> > +Native IOASID Life Cycle (VT-d Example)
> > +---------------------------------------
> > +
> > +The normal flow of native SVA code with Intel Data Streaming
> > +Accelerator(DSA) [2] as example:
> > +
> > +1. Host user opens accelerator FD, e.g. DSA driver, or uacce;
> > +2. DSA driver allocate WQ, do sva_bind_device();
> > +3. IOMMU driver calls ioasid_alloc(), then bind PASID with device,
> > + mmu_notifier_get()
> > +4. DMA starts by DSA driver userspace
> > +5. DSA userspace close FD
> > +6. DSA/uacce kernel driver handles FD.close()
> > +7. DSA driver stops DMA
> > +8. DSA driver calls sva_unbind_device();
> > +9. IOMMU driver does unbind, clears PASID context in IOMMU, flush
> > + TLBs. mmu_notifier_put() called.
> > +10. mmu_notifier.release() called, IOMMU SVA code calls
> > ioasid_free()* +11. The IOASID is returned to the pool, reclaimed.
> > +
> > +::
> > +
> > + * With ENQCMD, PASID used on VT-d is not released in
> > mmu_notifier() but
> > + mmdrop(). mmdrop comes after FD close. Should not matter.
> > + If the user process dies unexpectedly, Step #10 may come
> > before
> > + Step #5, in between, all DMA faults discarded. PRQ responded
> > with
> > + code INVALID REQUEST.
> > +
> > +During the normal teardown, the following three steps would happen
> > in +order:
> > +
> > +1. Device driver stops DMA request
> > +2. IOMMU driver unbinds PASID and mm, flush all TLBs, drain
> > in-flight
> > + requests.
> > +3. IOASID freed
> > +
> > +Exception happens when process terminates *before* device driver
> > stops +DMA and call IOMMU driver to unbind. The flow of process
> > exists are as +follows:
> > +
> > +::
> > +
> > + do_exit() {
> > + exit_mm() {
> > + mm_put();
> > + exit_mmap() {
> > + intel_invalidate_range() //mmu notifier
> > + tlb_finish_mmu()
> > + mmu_notifier_release(mm) {
> > + intel_iommu_release() {
>
> intel_mm_release()
Good catch,

>
> > + [2]
> > intel_iommu_teardown_pasid();
> > + intel_iommu_flush_tlbs();
> > + }
> > + // tlb_invalidate_range cb removed
> > + }
> > + unmap_vmas();
> > + free_pgtables(); // IOMMU cannot walk PGT
> > after this
> > + };
> > + }
> > + exit_files(tsk) {
> > + close_files() {
> > + dsa_close();
> > + [1] dsa_stop_dma();
> > + intel_svm_unbind_pasid(); //nothing to do
> > + }
> > + }
> > + }
> > +
> > + mmdrop() /* some random time later, lazy mm user */ {
> > + mm_free_pgd();
> > + destroy_context(mm); {
> > + [3] ioasid_free();
> > + }
> > + }
> > +
> > +As shown in the list above, step #2 could happen before
> > +#1. Unrecoverable(UR) faults could happen between #2 and #1.
>
> The VT-d hardware will ignore UR faults due to the setting of FPD bit
> of the PASID entry. The software won't see UR faults.
>
Yes, here I should note that.
"Fault processing is disabled by the IOMMU driver in #2, therefore the
UR fault never reaches the driver."

> > +
> > +Also notice that TLB invalidation occurs at mmu_notifier
> > +invalidate_range callback as well as the release callback. The
> > reason +is that release callback will delete IOMMU driver from the
> > notifier +chain which may skip invalidate_range() calls during the
> > exit path. +
> > +To avoid unnecessary reporting of UR fault, IOMMU driver shall
> > disable +fault reporting after free and before unbind.
> > +
> > +Guest IOASID Life Cycle (VT-d Example)
> > +--------------------------------------
> > +Guest IOASID life cycle starts with guest driver open(), this
> > could be +uacce or individual accelerator driver such as DSA. At FD
> > open, +sva_bind_device() is called which triggers a series of
> > actions. +
> > +The example below is an illustration of *normal* operations that
> > +involves *all* the SW components in VT-d. The flow can be simpler
> > if +no ENQCMD is supported.
> > +
> > +::
> > +
> > + VFIO IOMMU KVM VDCM IOASID
> > Ref
> > + ..................................................................
> > + 1 ioasid_register_notifier/_mm()
> > + 2 ioasid_alloc() 1
> > + 3 bind_gpasid()
> > + 4 iommu_bind()->ioasid_get() 2
> > + 5 ioasid_notify(BIND)
> > + 6 -> ioasid_get() 3
> > + 7 -> vmcs_update_atomic()
> > + 8 mdev_write(gpasid)
> > + 9 hpasid=
> > + 10 find_by_spid(gpasid) 4
> > + 11 vdev_write(hpasid)
> > + 12 -------- GUEST STARTS DMA --------------------------
> > + 13 -------- GUEST STOPS DMA --------------------------
> > + 14 mdev_clear(gpasid)
> > + 15 vdev_clear(hpasid)
> > + 16 ioasid_put()
> > 3
> > + 17 unbind_gpasid()
> > + 18 iommu_ubind()
> > + 19 ioasid_notify(UNBIND)
> > + 20 -> vmcs_update_atomic()
> > + 21 -> ioasid_put()
> > 2
> > + 22 ioasid_free()
> > 1
> > + 23 ioasid_put()
> > 0
> > + 24 Reclaimed
> > + -------------- New Life Cycle Begin ----------------------------
> > + 1 ioasid_alloc() ->
> > 1 +
> > + Note: IOASID Notification Events: FREE, BIND, UNBIND
> > +
> > +Exception cases arise when a guest crashes or a malicious guest
> > +attempts to cause disruption on the host system. The fault handling
> > +rules are:
> > +
> > +1. IOASID free must *always* succeed.
> > +2. An inactive period may be required before the freed IOASID is
> > + reclaimed. During this period, consumers of IOASID perform
> > cleanup. +3. Malfunction is limited to the guest owned resources
> > for all
> > + programming errors.
> > +
> > +The primary source of exception is when the following are out of
> > +order:
> > +
> > +1. Start/Stop of DMA activity
> > + (Guest device driver, mdev via VFIO)
> > +2. Setup/Teardown of IOMMU PASID context, IOTLB, DevTLB flushes
> > + (Host IOMMU driver bind/unbind)
> > +3. Setup/Teardown of VMCS PASID translation table entries (KVM) in
> > + case of ENQCMD
> > +4. Programming/Clearing host PASID in VDCM (Host VDCM driver)
> > +5. IOASID alloc/free (Host IOASID)
> > +
> > +VFIO is the *only* user-kernel interface, which is ultimately
> > +responsible for exception handlings.
> > +
> > +#1 is processed the same way as the assigned device today based on
> > +device file descriptors and events. There is no special handling.
> > +
> > +#3 is based on bind/unbind events emitted by #2.
> > +
> > +#4 is naturally aligned with IOASID life cycle in that an illegal
> > +guest PASID programming would fail in obtaining reference of the
> > +matching host IOASID.
> > +
> > +#5 is similar to #4. The fault will be reported to the user if
> > PASID +used in the ENQCMD is not set up in VMCS PASID translation
> > table. +
> > +Therefore, the remaining out of order problem is between #2 and
> > +#5. I.e. unbind vs. free. More specifically, free before unbind.
> > +
> > +IOASID notifier and refcounting are used to ensure order. Following
> > +a publisher-subscriber pattern where:
> > +
> > +- Publishers: VFIO & IOMMU
> > +- Subscribers: KVM, VDCM, IOMMU
> > +
> > +IOASID notifier is atomic which requires subscribers to do quick
> > +handling of the event in the atomic context. Workqueue can be used
> > for +any processing that requires thread context. IOASID reference
> > must be +acquired before receiving the FREE event. The reference
> > must be +dropped at the end of the processing in order to return
> > the IOASID to +the pool.
> > +
> > +Let's examine the IOASID life cycle again when free happens
> > *before* +unbind. This could be a result of misbehaving guests or
> > crash. Assuming +VFIO cannot enforce unbind->free order. Notice
> > that the setup part up +until step #12 is identical to the normal
> > case, the flow below starts +with step 13.
> > +
> > +::
> > +
> > + VFIO IOMMU KVM VDCM IOASID
> > Ref
> > + ..................................................................
> > + 13 -------- GUEST STARTS DMA --------------------------
> > + 14 -------- *GUEST MISBEHAVES!!!* ----------------
> > + 15 ioasid_free()
> > + 16
> > ioasid_notify(FREE)
> > + 17
> > mark_ioasid_inactive[1]
> > + 18 kvm_nb_handler(FREE)
> > + 19 vmcs_update_atomic()
> > + 20 ioasid_put_locked() -> 3
> > + 21 vdcm_nb_handler(FREE)
> > + 22 iomm_nb_handler(FREE)
> > + 23 ioasid_free() returns[2] schedule_work() 2
> > + 24 schedule_work() vdev_clear_wk(hpasid)
> > + 25 teardown_pasid_wk()
> > + 26 ioasid_put() -> 1
> > + 27 ioasid_put() 0
> > + 28 Reclaimed
> > + 29 unbind_gpasid()
> > + 30 iommu_unbind()->ioasid_find() Fails[3]
> > + -------------- New Life Cycle Begin ----------------------------
> > +
> > +Note:
> > +
> > +1. By marking IOASID inactive at step #17, no new references can be
> > + held. ioasid_get/find() will return -ENOENT;
> > +2. After step #23, all events can go out of order. Shall not affect
> > + the outcome.
> > +3. IOMMU driver fails to find private data for unbinding. If
> > unbind is
> > + called after the same IOASID is allocated for the same guest
> > again,
> > + this is a programming error. The damage is limited to the guest
> > + itself since unbind performs permission checking based on the
> > + IOASID set associated with the guest process.
> > +
> > +KVM PASID Translation Table Updates
> > +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > +Per VM PASID translation table is maintained by KVM in order to
> > +support ENQCMD in the guest. The table contains host-guest PASID
> > +translations to be consumed by CPU ucode. The synchronization of
> > the +PASID states depends on VFIO/IOMMU driver, where IOCTL and
> > atomic +notifiers are used. KVM must register IOASID notifier per
> > VM instance +during launch time. The following events are handled:
> > +
> > +1. BIND/UNBIND
> > +2. FREE
> > +
> > +Rules:
> > +
> > +1. Multiple devices can bind with the same PASID, this can be
> > different PCI
> > + devices or mdevs within the same PCI device. However, only the
> > + *first* BIND and *last* UNBIND emit notifications.
> > +2. IOASID code is responsible for ensuring the correctness of H-G
> > + PASID mapping. There is no need for KVM to validate the
> > + notification data.
> > +3. When UNBIND happens *after* FREE, KVM will see error in
> > + ioasid_get() even when the reclaim is not done. IOMMU driver
> > will
> > + also avoid sending UNBIND if the PASID is already FREE.
> > +4. When KVM terminates *before* FREE & UNBIND, references will be
> > + dropped for all host PASIDs.
> > +
> > +VDCM PASID Programming
> > +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > +VDCM composes virtual devices and exposes them to the guests. When
> > +the guest allocates a PASID then program it to the virtual device,
> > VDCM +intercepts the programming attempt then program the matching
> > host +PASID on to the hardware.
> > +Conversely, when a device is going away, VDCM must be informed such
> > +that PASID context on the hardware can be cleared. There could be
> > +multiple mdevs assigned to different guests in the same VDCM. Since
> > +the PASID table is shared at PCI device level, lazy clearing is not
> > +secure. A malicious guest can attack by using newly freed PASIDs
> > that +are allocated by another guest.
> > +
> > +By holding a reference of the PASID until VDCM cleans up the HW
> > context, +it is guaranteed that PASID life cycles do not cross
> > within the same +device.
> > +
> > +
> > +Reference
> > +====================================================
> > +1.
> > https://software.intel.com/sites/default/files/managed/c5/15/architecture-instruction-set-extensions-programming-reference.pdf
> > + +2.
> > https://01.org/blogs/2019/introducing-intel-data-streaming-accelerator
> > + +3.
> > https://software.intel.com/en-us/download/intel-data-streaming-accelerator-preliminary-architecture-specification
>
> Best regards,
> baolu
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[Jacob Pan]

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