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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/1] iommu/vt-d: Fix RID2PASID setup/teardown failure
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在 2022/6/24 14:54, Baolu Lu 写道:
> On 2022/6/24 14:02, Ethan Zhao wrote:
>> 在 2022/6/23 14:57, Lu Baolu 写道:
>>> The IOMMU driver shares the pasid table for PCI alias devices. When the
>>> RID2PASID entry of the shared pasid table has been filled by the first
>>> device, the subsequent device will encounter the "DMAR: Setup RID2PASID
>>> failed" failure as the pasid entry has already been marked as present.
>>> As the result, the IOMMU probing process will be aborted.
>>>
>>> On the contrary, when any alias device is hot-removed from the system,
>>> for example, by writing to /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../remove, the shared
>>> RID2PASID will be cleared without any notifications to other devices.
>>> As the result, any DMAs from those rest devices are blocked.
>>>
>>> Sharing pasid table among PCI alias devices could save two memory pages
>>> for devices underneath the PCIe-to-PCI bridges. Anyway, considering
>>> that
>>> those devices are rare on modern platforms that support VT-d in
>>> scalable
>>> mode and the saved memory is negligible, it's reasonable to remove this
>>> part of immature code to make the driver feasible and stable.
>> In my understanding, thus cleanning will make the pasid table become
>> per-dev datastructure whatever the dev is pci-alias or not, and the
>> pasid_pte_is_present(pte)will only check against every pci-alias' own
>> private pasid table,the setup stagewouldn't break, so does the
>> detach/release path, and little value to code otherreference counter
>> like complex implenmataion, looks good to me !
>
> Thanks! Can I add a Reviewd-by from you?
Sure !
>
> Best regards,
> baolu

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