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Date:   Tue, 12 Jan 2021 19:39:45 +0100
From:   Halil Pasic <pasic@...ux.ibm.com>
To:     Tony Krowiak <akrowiak@...ux.ibm.com>
Cc:     linux-s390@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        kvm@...r.kernel.org, freude@...ux.ibm.com, borntraeger@...ibm.com,
        cohuck@...hat.com, mjrosato@...ux.ibm.com,
        alex.williamson@...hat.com, kwankhede@...dia.com,
        fiuczy@...ux.ibm.com, frankja@...ux.ibm.com, david@...hat.com,
        hca@...ux.ibm.com, gor@...ux.ibm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v13 13/15] s390/vfio-ap: handle host AP config change
 notification

On Tue, 22 Dec 2020 20:16:04 -0500
Tony Krowiak <akrowiak@...ux.ibm.com> wrote:

> The motivation for config change notification is to enable the vfio_ap
> device driver to handle hot plug/unplug of AP queues for a KVM guest as a
> bulk operation. For example, if a new APID is dynamically assigned to the
> host configuration, then a queue device will be created for each APQN that
> can be formulated from the new APID and all APQIs already assigned to the
> host configuration. Each of these new queue devices will get bound to their
> respective driver one at a time, as they are created. In the case of the
> vfio_ap driver, if the APQN of the queue device being bound to the driver
> is assigned to a matrix mdev in use by a KVM guest, it will be hot plugged
> into the guest if possible. Given that the AP architecture allows for 256
> adapters and 256 domains, one can see the possibility of the vfio_ap
> driver's probe/remove callbacks getting invoked an inordinate number of
> times when the host configuration changes. Keep in mind that in order to
> plug/unplug an AP queue for a guest, the guest's VCPUs must be suspended,
> then the guest's AP configuration must be updated followed by the VCPUs
> being resumed. If this is done each time the probe or remove callback is
> invoked and there are hundreds or thousands of queues to be probed or
> removed, this would be incredibly inefficient and could have a large impact
> on guest performance. What the config notification does is allow us to
> make the changes to the guest in a single operation.
> 
> This patch implements the on_cfg_changed callback which notifies the
> AP device drivers that the host AP configuration has changed (i.e.,
> adapters, domains and/or control domains are added to or removed from the
> host AP configuration).
> 
> Adapters added to host configuration:
> * The APIDs of the adapters added will be stored in a bitmap contained
>   within the struct representing the matrix device which is the parent
>   device of all matrix mediated devices.
> * When a queue is probed, if the APQN of the queue being probed is
>   assigned to an mdev in use by a guest, the queue may get hot plugged
>   into the guest; however, if the APID of the adapter is contained in the
>   bitmap of adapters added, the queue hot plug operation will be skipped
>   until the AP bus notifies the driver that its scan operation has
>   completed (another patch).

I guess, I should be able to find this in patch 14. But I can't.

> * When the vfio_ap driver is notified that the AP bus scan has completed,
>   the guest's APCB will be refreshed by filtering the mdev's matrix by
>   APID.
> 
> Domains added to host configuration:
> * The APQIs of the domains added will be stored in a bitmap contained
>   within the struct representing the matrix device which is the parent
>   device of all matrix mediated devices.
> * When a queue is probed, if the APQN of the queue being probed is
>   assigned to an mdev in use by a guest, the queue may get hot plugged
>   into the guest; however, if the APQI of the domain is contained in the
>   bitmap of domains added, the queue hot plug operation will be skipped
>   until the AP bus notifies the driver that its scan operation has
>   completed (another patch).
> 
> Control domains added to the host configuration:
> * The domain numbers of the domains added will be stored in a bitmap
>   contained within the struct representing the matrix device which is the
>   parent device of all matrix mediated devices.
> 
> When the vfio_ap device driver is notified that the AP bus scan has
> completed, the APCB for each matrix mdev to which the adapters, domains
> and control domains added are assigned will be refreshed. If a KVM guest is
> using the matrix mdev, the APCB will be hot plugged into the guest to
> refresh its AP configuration.
> 
> Adapters removed from configuration:
> * Each queue device with the APID identifying an adapter removed from
>   the host AP configuration will be unlinked from the matrix mdev to which
>   the queue's APQN is assigned.
> * When the vfio_ap driver's remove callback is invoked, if the queue
>   device is not linked to the matrix mdev, the refresh of the guest's
>   APCB will be skipped.
> 
> Domains removed from configuration:
> * Each queue device with the APQI identifying a domain removed from
>   the host AP configuration will be unlinked from the matrix mdev to which
>   the queue's APQN is assigned.
> * When the vfio_ap driver's remove callback is invoked, if the queue
>   device is not linked to the matrix mdev, the refresh of the guest's
>   APCB will be skipped.
> 
> If any queues with an APQN assigned to a given matrix mdev have been
> unlinked or any control domains assigned to a given matrix mdev have been
> removed from the host AP configuration, the APCB of the matrix mdev will
> be refreshed. If a KVM guest is using the matrix mdev, the APCB will be hot
> plugged into the guest to refresh its AP configuration.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Tony Krowiak <akrowiak@...ux.ibm.com>
> ---
[..]
> +static void vfio_ap_mdev_on_cfg_add(void)
> +{
> +	unsigned long *cur_apm, *cur_aqm, *cur_adm;
> +	unsigned long *prev_apm, *prev_aqm, *prev_adm;
> +
> +	cur_apm = (unsigned long *)matrix_dev->config_info.apm;
> +	cur_aqm = (unsigned long *)matrix_dev->config_info.aqm;
> +	cur_adm = (unsigned long *)matrix_dev->config_info.adm;
> +
> +	prev_apm = (unsigned long *)matrix_dev->config_info_prev.apm;
> +	prev_aqm = (unsigned long *)matrix_dev->config_info_prev.aqm;
> +	prev_adm = (unsigned long *)matrix_dev->config_info_prev.adm;
> +
> +	bitmap_andnot(matrix_dev->ap_add, cur_apm, prev_apm, AP_DEVICES);
> +	bitmap_andnot(matrix_dev->aq_add, cur_aqm, prev_aqm, AP_DOMAINS);
> +	bitmap_andnot(matrix_dev->ad_add, cur_adm, prev_adm, AP_DOMAINS);
> +}

This function seems useless without the next patch, but I don't mind, it
can stay here.

Regards,
Halil
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