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From: Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@gmail.com>
To: Pankaj Gupta <pagupta@redhat.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, kvm@vger.kernel.org,
	qemu-devel@nongnu.org, linux-nvdimm@ml01.01.org,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, jack@suse.cz, stefanha@redhat.com,
	dan.j.williams@intel.com, riel@surriel.com,
	haozhong.zhang@intel.com, nilal@redhat.com, kwolf@redhat.com,
	pbonzini@redhat.com, ross.zwisler@intel.com, david@redhat.com,
	xiaoguangrong.eric@gmail.com, hch@infradead.org,
	marcel@redhat.com, mst@redhat.com, niteshnarayanlal@hotmail.com,
	imammedo@redhat.com, lcapitulino@redhat.com
Subject: Re: [RFC v2] qemu: Add virtio pmem device
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:24:06 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180426132406.GC30991@stefanha-x1.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180425112415.12327-4-pagupta@redhat.com>

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On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 04:54:15PM +0530, Pankaj Gupta wrote:
> +static void virtio_pmem_flush(VirtIODevice *vdev, VirtQueue *vq)
> +{
> +    VirtQueueElement *elem;
> +    VirtIOPMEM *pmem = VIRTIO_PMEM(vdev);
> +    HostMemoryBackend *backend = MEMORY_BACKEND(pmem->memdev);
> +    int fd = memory_region_get_fd(&backend->mr);
> +
> +    elem = virtqueue_pop(vq, sizeof(VirtQueueElement));
> +    if (!elem) {
> +        return;
> +    }
> +    /* flush raw backing image */
> +    fsync(fd);

fsync(2) is a blocking syscall.  This can hang QEMU for an unbounded
amount of time.

Please do the fsync from a thread pool.  See block/file-posix.c's
aio_worker() for an example.

> +static void virtio_pmem_get_config(VirtIODevice *vdev, uint8_t *config)
> +{
> +    VirtIOPMEM *pmem = VIRTIO_PMEM(vdev);
> +    struct virtio_pmem_config *pmemcfg = (struct virtio_pmem_config *) config;
> +
> +    pmemcfg->start = pmem->start;
> +    pmemcfg->size  = pmem->size;

Endianness.  Please use virtio_st*_p() instead.

> +#define VIRTIO_PMEM_PLUG 0

What is this?

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-04-26 13:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-25 11:24 [RFC v2 0/2] kvm "fake DAX" device flushing Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-25 11:24 ` [RFC v2 1/2] virtio: add pmem driver Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-25 14:21   ` Dan Williams
2018-04-25 14:43     ` Dan Williams
2018-04-26 12:27       ` Jeff Moyer
2018-04-26 17:15         ` [Qemu-devel] " Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-26 17:24           ` Jeff Moyer
2018-04-25 14:52   ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2018-04-25 15:11     ` [Qemu-devel] " Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-26 13:12   ` Stefan Hajnoczi
2018-04-26 15:44     ` Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-27 13:31       ` Stefan Hajnoczi
2018-04-28 10:48         ` Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-25 11:24 ` [RFC v2 2/2] pmem: device flush over VIRTIO Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-25 14:23   ` Dan Williams
2018-04-25 14:47     ` Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-26 13:15   ` Stefan Hajnoczi
2018-04-26 16:40     ` Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-26 16:57       ` Dan Williams
2018-04-26 17:13         ` Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-25 11:24 ` [RFC v2] qemu: Add virtio pmem device Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-25 11:35   ` [Qemu-devel] " no-reply
2018-04-25 11:58     ` Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-25 14:23       ` Eric Blake
2018-04-25 14:51         ` Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-25 11:46   ` no-reply
2018-04-25 14:25   ` Eric Blake
2018-04-25 14:55     ` Pankaj Gupta
2018-04-26 13:24   ` Stefan Hajnoczi [this message]
2018-04-26 16:43     ` Pankaj Gupta
2018-06-01 12:24 ` [Qemu-devel] [RFC v2 0/2] kvm "fake DAX" device flushing Igor Mammedov
2018-06-04  5:56   ` Pankaj Gupta
2018-06-04  9:55   ` David Hildenbrand

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