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SubjectRe: [PATCH kernel v12 17/34] powerpc/spapr: vfio: Switch from iommu_table to new iommu_table_group
On Fri, Jun 05, 2015 at 04:35:09PM +1000, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
> So far one TCE table could only be used by one IOMMU group. However
> IODA2 hardware allows programming the same TCE table address to
> multiple PE allowing sharing tables.
> This replaces a single pointer to a group in a iommu_table struct
> with a linked list of groups which provides the way of invalidating
> TCE cache for every PE when an actual TCE table is updated. This adds pnv_pci_link_table_and_group() and pnv_pci_unlink_table_and_group() helpers to manage the list. However without VFIO, it is still going
> to be a single IOMMU group per iommu_table.
> This changes iommu_add_device() to add a device to a first group
> from the group list of a table as it is only called from the platform
> init code or PCI bus notifier and at these moments there is only
> one group per table.
> This does not change TCE invalidation code to loop through all
> attached groups in order to simplify this patch and because
> it is not really needed in most cases. IODA2 is fixed in a later
> patch.
> This should cause no behavioural change.
> Signed-off-by: Alexey Kardashevskiy <>
> [aw: for the vfio related changes]
> Acked-by: Alex Williamson <>
> Reviewed-by: Gavin Shan <>

Reviewed-by: David Gibson <>

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