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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/10] Copy Offload in NVMe Fabrics with P2P PCI Memory

    > Hi Everyone,

    Hi Logan,

    > Here's v2 of our series to introduce P2P based copy offload to NVMe
    > fabrics. This version has been rebased onto v4.16-rc3 which already
    > includes Christoph's devpagemap work the previous version was based
    > off as well as a couple of the cleanup patches that were in v1.
    > Additionally, we've made the following changes based on feedback:
    > * Renamed everything to 'p2pdma' per the suggestion from Bjorn as well
    > as a bunch of cleanup and spelling fixes he pointed out in the last
    > series.
    > * To address Alex's ACS concerns, we change to a simpler method of
    > just disabling ACS behind switches for any kernel that has
    > * We also reject using devices that employ 'dma_virt_ops' which should
    > fairly simply handle Jason's concerns that this work might break with
    > the HFI, QIB and rxe drivers that use the virtual ops to implement
    > their own special DMA operations.

    That's good, but what would happen for these devices? simply fail the
    mapping causing the ulp to fail its rdma operation? I would think
    that we need a capability flag for devices that support it.

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