[PATCH v14 00/10] iommu: I/O page faults for SMMUv3

Jean-Philippe Brucker jean-philippe at linaro.org
Tue Apr 6 18:01:39 AEST 2021

On Thu, Apr 01, 2021 at 06:15:02PM +0100, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 01, 2021 at 05:47:09PM +0200, Jean-Philippe Brucker wrote:
> > Add stall support to the SMMUv3 driver, along with a common I/O Page
> > Fault handler.
> > 
> > Since [v13] I added review and ack tags (Thanks!), and a lockdep_assert.
> > It would be good to have all of it in v5.13, since patch 10 introduces
> > the first user for the IOPF interface from patch 6.  But if that's not
> > possible, please pick patches 1-6 so the Vt-d driver can start using
> > them.
> Patches 1-7 look good to me, but I'm not convinced about the utility of
> stalling faults so I'd prefer the later patches to come along with a
> real user.

As others said, it is possible to assign queues from the compression and
crypto accelerators on the Kunpeng920 to userspace, using the uacce char
device (upstream since last year, but waiting for implementations of the
SVA API in IOMMU drivers). I've been using that platform for testing my
code for the past year, with the UADK tool as well as an openssl plugin.

Securely assignig a queue to userspace requires full SVA support in
SMMUv3, which consists of PASID, page table sharing, and I/O page faults.
The first two were already merged, and the third one requires either Stall
or PRI. I'm not submitting PRI support at the moment because there is no
hardware, but the Hisilicon platform implements stall and will be able to
use it right away.


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