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Date:   Wed, 10 Apr 2019 18:52:41 +0200
From:   Cornelia Huck <cohuck@...hat.com>
To:     "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
Cc:     Pankaj Gupta <pagupta@...hat.com>, jack@...e.cz,
        kvm@...r.kernel.org, david@...hat.com, jasowang@...hat.com,
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Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v5 2/5] virtio-pmem: Add virtio pmem driver

On Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:46:12 -0400
"Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 04:31:39PM +0200, Cornelia Huck wrote:
> > On Wed, 10 Apr 2019 10:03:01 -0400 (EDT)
> > Pankaj Gupta <pagupta@...hat.com> wrote:
> >   
> > > > 
> > > > On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 09:38:22AM +0530, Pankaj Gupta wrote:    
> > > > > This patch adds virtio-pmem driver for KVM guest.
> > > > > 
> > > > > Guest reads the persistent memory range information from
> > > > > Qemu over VIRTIO and registers it on nvdimm_bus. It also
> > > > > creates a nd_region object with the persistent memory
> > > > > range information so that existing 'nvdimm/pmem' driver
> > > > > can reserve this into system memory map. This way
> > > > > 'virtio-pmem' driver uses existing functionality of pmem
> > > > > driver to register persistent memory compatible for DAX
> > > > > capable filesystems.
> > > > > 
> > > > > This also provides function to perform guest flush over
> > > > > VIRTIO from 'pmem' driver when userspace performs flush
> > > > > on DAX memory range.
> > > > > 
> > > > > Signed-off-by: Pankaj Gupta <pagupta@...hat.com>  
> >   
> > > > > diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/virtio_ids.h
> > > > > b/include/uapi/linux/virtio_ids.h
> > > > > index 6d5c3b2d4f4d..346389565ac1 100644
> > > > > --- a/include/uapi/linux/virtio_ids.h
> > > > > +++ b/include/uapi/linux/virtio_ids.h
> > > > > @@ -43,5 +43,6 @@
> > > > >  #define VIRTIO_ID_INPUT        18 /* virtio input */
> > > > >  #define VIRTIO_ID_VSOCK        19 /* virtio vsock transport */
> > > > >  #define VIRTIO_ID_CRYPTO       20 /* virtio crypto */
> > > > > +#define VIRTIO_ID_PMEM         25 /* virtio pmem */
> > > > >  
> > > > >  #endif /* _LINUX_VIRTIO_IDS_H */    
> > > > 
> > > > Didn't Paolo point out someone is using 25 for audio?    
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Sorry! I did not notice this.
> > >   
> > > > 
> > > > Please, reserve an ID with the Virtio TC before using it.    
> > > 
> > > I thought I requested[1] ID 25.
> > > 
> > > [1] https://github.com/oasis-tcs/virtio-spec/issues/38
> > > [2] https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/virtio-dev/201805/threads.html
> > > 
> > > In that case I will send request for next available ID i.e 26?  
> > 
> > Have the folks using this for audio sent a reservation request as well?
> > If not, I'd say the first requester should get the id...  
> 
> No but I think they ship their's already. No one ships pmem
> so it's less pain for everyone if we just skip 25.

Ugh. Ok, then we should change pmem...

> 
> > (And yes, we need to be quicker with voting on/applying id
> > reservations :/)  
> 
> We can't vote on what was not proposed for a vote.
> At the moment that responsibility is with the commented
> once discussion on the comment has taken place.
> 
> I think what's missing is a description of the process
> in the README. Want to write it up and post it?

I can add that to my TODO list, can't promise speedy resolution, though.

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