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Date:   Thu, 16 May 2019 17:12:36 -0700
From:   Jakub StaroĊ„ <jstaron@...gle.com>
To:     Pankaj Gupta <pagupta@...hat.com>, linux-nvdimm@...ts.01.org,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 2/7] virtio-pmem: Add virtio pmem driver

On 5/14/19 7:54 AM, Pankaj Gupta wrote:
> +		if (!list_empty(&vpmem->req_list)) {
> +			req_buf = list_first_entry(&vpmem->req_list,
> +					struct virtio_pmem_request, list);
> +			req_buf->wq_buf_avail = true;
> +			wake_up(&req_buf->wq_buf);
> +			list_del(&req_buf->list);
Yes, this change is the right one, thank you!

> +	 /*
> +	  * If virtqueue_add_sgs returns -ENOSPC then req_vq virtual
> +	  * queue does not have free descriptor. We add the request
> +	  * to req_list and wait for host_ack to wake us up when free
> +	  * slots are available.
> +	  */
> +	while ((err = virtqueue_add_sgs(vpmem->req_vq, sgs, 1, 1, req,
> +					GFP_ATOMIC)) == -ENOSPC) {
> +
> +		dev_err(&vdev->dev, "failed to send command to virtio pmem" \
> +			"device, no free slots in the virtqueue\n");
> +		req->wq_buf_avail = false;
> +		list_add_tail(&req->list, &vpmem->req_list);
> +		spin_unlock_irqrestore(&vpmem->pmem_lock, flags);
> +
> +		/* A host response results in "host_ack" getting called */
> +		wait_event(req->wq_buf, req->wq_buf_avail);
> +		spin_lock_irqsave(&vpmem->pmem_lock, flags);
> +	}
> +	err1 = virtqueue_kick(vpmem->req_vq);
> +	spin_unlock_irqrestore(&vpmem->pmem_lock, flags);
> +
> +	/*
> +	 * virtqueue_add_sgs failed with error different than -ENOSPC, we can't
> +	 * do anything about that.
> +	 */
> +	if (err || !err1) {
> +		dev_info(&vdev->dev, "failed to send command to virtio pmem device\n");
> +		err = -EIO;
> +	} else {
> +		/* A host repsonse results in "host_ack" getting called */
> +		wait_event(req->host_acked, req->done);
> +		err = req->ret;
> +I confirm that the failures I was facing with the `-ENOSPC` error path are not present in v9.

Best,
Jakub Staron

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