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Date:   Fri, 3 May 2019 05:29:02 -0700
From:   Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>
To:     Maxim Levitsky <mlevitsk@...hat.com>
Cc:     linux-nvme@...ts.infradead.org, Fam Zheng <fam@...hon.net>,
        Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com>,
        Sagi Grimberg <sagi@...mberg.me>, kvm@...r.kernel.org,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Liang Cunming <cunming.liang@...el.com>,
        Wolfram Sang <wsa@...-dreams.de>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Kirti Wankhede <kwankhede@...dia.com>,
        Jens Axboe <axboe@...com>,
        Alex Williamson <alex.williamson@...hat.com>,
        John Ferlan <jferlan@...hat.com>,
        Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+samsung@...nel.org>,
        Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>,
        Liu Changpeng <changpeng.liu@...el.com>,
        "Paul E . McKenney " <paulmck@...ux.ibm.com>,
        Amnon Ilan <ailan@...hat.com>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>,
        Nicolas Ferre <nicolas.ferre@...rochip.com>,
        Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 06/10] nvme/core: add mdev interfaces

On Thu, May 02, 2019 at 02:47:57PM +0300, Maxim Levitsky wrote:
> If the mdev device driver also sets the
> NVME_F_MDEV_DMA_SUPPORTED, the mdev core will
> dma map all the guest memory into the nvme device,
> so that nvme device driver can use dma addresses as passed
> from the mdev core driver

We really need a proper block layer interface for that so that
uring or the nvme target can use pre-mapping as well.

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