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Date:   Tue, 8 Sep 2020 08:04:35 -0400
From:   "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
To:     Eli Cohen <elic@...dia.com>
Cc:     Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>, Cindy Lu <lulu@...hat.com>,
        virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
        netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] vdpa/mlx5: Setup driver only if VIRTIO_CONFIG_S_DRIVER_OK

On Mon, Sep 07, 2020 at 02:43:51PM +0300, Eli Cohen wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 07, 2020 at 07:34:00AM -0400, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 07, 2020 at 10:51:36AM +0300, Eli Cohen wrote:
> > > If the memory map changes before the driver status is
> > > VIRTIO_CONFIG_S_DRIVER_OK, don't attempt to create resources because it
> > > may fail. For example, if the VQ is not ready there is no point in
> > > creating resources.
> > > 
> > > Fixes: 1a86b377aa21 ("vdpa/mlx5: Add VDPA driver for supported mlx5 devices")
> > > Signed-off-by: Eli Cohen <elic@...dia.com>
> > 
> > 
> > Could you add a bit more data about the problem to the log?
> > To be more exact, what exactly happens right now?
> >
> 
> Sure I can.
> 
> set_map() is used by mlx5 vdpa to create a memory region based on the
> address map passed by the iotlb argument. If I get successive calls, I
> will destroy the current memory region and build another one based on
> the new address mapping. I also need to setup the hardware resources
> since they depend on the memory region.
> 
> If these calls happen before DRIVER_OK, It means it that driver VQs may
> also not been setup and I may not create them yet. In this case I want
> to avoid setting up the other resources and defer this till I get DRIVER
> OK.
> 
> Let me know if that answers your question so I can post another patch.

it does, pls do.

> > > ---
> > >  drivers/vdpa/mlx5/net/mlx5_vnet.c | 3 +++
> > >  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> > > 
> > > diff --git a/drivers/vdpa/mlx5/net/mlx5_vnet.c b/drivers/vdpa/mlx5/net/mlx5_vnet.c
> > > index 9df69d5efe8c..c89cd48a0aab 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/vdpa/mlx5/net/mlx5_vnet.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/vdpa/mlx5/net/mlx5_vnet.c
> > > @@ -1645,6 +1645,9 @@ static int mlx5_vdpa_change_map(struct mlx5_vdpa_net *ndev, struct vhost_iotlb *
> > >  	if (err)
> > >  		goto err_mr;
> > >  
> > > +	if (!(ndev->mvdev.status & VIRTIO_CONFIG_S_DRIVER_OK))
> > > +		return 0;
> > > +
> > >  	restore_channels_info(ndev);
> > >  	err = setup_driver(ndev);
> > >  	if (err)
> > > -- 
> > > 2.26.0
> > 

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