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Date:   Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:08:48 -0400
From:   Jason Gunthorpe <>
To:     Yishai Hadas <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH rdma-next 00/10] Relaxed ordering memory regions

On Wed, Jan 08, 2020 at 08:05:30PM +0200, Yishai Hadas wrote:
> This series adds an ioctl command to allocate an async event file followed by a
> new ioctl command to get a device context.
> The get device context command enables reading some core generic capabilities
> such as supporting an optional MR access flags by IB core and its related
> drivers.
> Once the above is enabled, a new optional MR access flag named
> IB_UVERBS_ACCESS_RELAXED_ORDERING is added and is used by mlx5 driver.
> This optional flag allows creation of relaxed ordering memory regions.  Access
> through such MRs can improve performance by allowing the system to reorder
> certain accesses.
> As relaxed ordering is an optimization, drivers that do not support it can
> simply ignore it.
> Note: This series relies on the 'Refactoring FD usage' series [1] that was sent
> to rdma-next.
> [1]
> Yishai
> Jason Gunthorpe (3):
>   RDMA/core: Remove ucontext_lock from the uverbs_destry_ufile_hw() path
>   RDMA/uverbs: Add ioctl command to get a device context
> Michael Guralnik (7):
>   net/mlx5: Expose relaxed ordering bits
>   RDMA/uverbs: Verify MR access flags
>   RDMA/core: Add optional access flags range
>   RDMA/efa: Allow passing of optional access flags for MR registration
>   RDMA/uverbs: Add new relaxed ordering memory region access flag
>   RDMA/core: Add the core support field to METHOD_GET_CONTEXT
>   RDMA/mlx5: Set relaxed ordering when requested

This looks OK, can you update the shared branch please


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