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Date:   Mon, 28 Dec 2020 16:43:18 +0800
From:   Jason Wang <>
To:     Yongji Xie <>
Cc:     "Michael S. Tsirkin" <>,
        Stefan Hajnoczi <>,,
        Parav Pandit <>,,
        Randy Dunlap <>,
        Matthew Wilcox <>,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [RFC v2 09/13] vduse: Add support for processing vhost iotlb

On 2020/12/28 下午4:14, Yongji Xie wrote:
>> I see. So all the above two questions are because VHOST_IOTLB_INVALIDATE
>> is expected to be synchronous. This need to be solved by tweaking the
>> current VDUSE API or we can re-visit to go with descriptors relaying first.
> Actually all vdpa related operations are synchronous in current
> implementation. The ops.set_map/dma_map/dma_unmap should not return
> until the VDUSE_UPDATE_IOTLB/VDUSE_INVALIDATE_IOTLB message is replied
> by userspace. Could it solve this problem?

  I was thinking whether or not we need to generate IOTLB_INVALIDATE 
message to VDUSE during dma_unmap (vduse_dev_unmap_page).

If we don't, we're probably fine.


> Thanks,
> Yongji

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