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Date:   Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:44:34 +0800
From:   Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>
To:     "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>,
        Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@...lanox.com>
Cc:     Rob Miller <rob.miller@...adcom.com>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
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        "Bie, Tiwei" <tiwei.bie@...el.com>,
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        "Liang, Cunming" <cunming.liang@...el.com>,
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        "Wang, Xiao W" <xiao.w.wang@...el.com>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/5] vDPA: introduce vDPA bus


On 2020/1/19 下午5:59, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 19, 2020 at 09:07:09AM +0000, Shahaf Shuler wrote:
>>> Technically, we can keep the incremental API
>>> here and let the vendor vDPA drivers to record the full mapping
>>> internally which may slightly increase the complexity of vendor driver.
>> What will be the trigger for the driver to know it received the last mapping on this series and it can now push it to the on-chip IOMMU?
> Some kind of invalidate API?
>

The problem is how to deal with the case of vIOMMU. When vIOMMU is 
enabling there's no concept of last mapping.

Thanks

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