[PATCH/RFC 0/5] HW accel subsystem

Kenneth Lee nek.in.cn at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 23:09:01 AEDT 2019

在 2019/2/1 下午6:07, Greg Kroah-Hartman 写道:
> On Fri, Feb 01, 2019 at 05:10:40PM +0800, Kenneth Lee wrote:
>> After the RFCv2 was sent to the lkml, we do not get much feedback. But the
>> Infini-band guys said they did not like it. They think the solution is
>> re-invention of ib-verbs.
> No one needs to re-invent a monstrosity that is ib-verbs.  If anything,
> that is a model that should never be recreated again, showing that we
> can learn from past mistakes :)
>> But we do not think so. ib-verbs maintains semantics of "REMOTE memory". But
>> UACCE maintains semantics of "LOCAL memory". We don't need to send, or sync
>> memory with other parties. We share those memory with all processes who share
>> the local bus.
> I agree, don't try to duplicate the mess that people moved away from
> (hint, everyone sane wraps ib-verbs in another model that can actually
> be used and understood...)
>> But we know we need more "complete" solution to let people understand and accept
>> our idea. So now we are working on it with our Compression and RSA accelerator
>> on Hi1620 Server SoC. We are also planning to port our AI framework on it.
>> Do you think we can cooperate to create an framework in Linux together? Please
>> feel free to ask for more information. We are happy to answer it.
> Sure, that sounds like a great goal!

Thank you very much for your encouragement:)

Kenneth Lee

> thanks,
> greg k-h

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