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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/5] hyperv/IOMMU: Enable swiotlb bounce buffer for Isolation VM
On Wed, Nov 17, 2021 at 10:00:08PM +0800, Tianyu Lan wrote:
> On 11/17/2021 6:01 PM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> This doesn't really have much to do with normal DMA mapping,
>> so why does this direct through the dma ops?
>>
>
> According to the previous discussion, dma_alloc_noncontigous()
> and dma_vmap_noncontiguous() may be used to handle the noncontigous
> memory alloc/map in the netvsc driver. So add alloc/free and vmap/vunmap
> callbacks here to handle the case. The previous patch v4 & v5 handles
> the allocation and map in the netvsc driver. If this should not go though
> dma ops, We also may make it as vmbus specific function and keep
> the function in the vmbus driver.

But that only makes sense if they can actually use the normal DMA ops.
If you implement your own incomplete ops and require to use them you
do nothing but adding indirect calls to your fast path and making the
code convoluted.

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