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From: Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan@linux.intel.com>
To: Jean-Philippe Brucker <jean-philippe.brucker@arm.com>
Cc: "iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org"
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	Rafael Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>,
	"Liu, Yi L" <yi.l.liu@intel.com>,
	"Tian, Kevin" <kevin.tian@intel.com>,
	Raj Ashok <ashok.raj@intel.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	Lu Baolu <baolu.lu@linux.intel.com>,
	jacob.jun.pan@linux.intel.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 14/22] iommu: handle page response timeout
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:54:24 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180430105424.3f12f792@jacob-builder> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <e98a1385-9e55-c021-4e89-7d07701f4b84@arm.com>

On Mon, 30 Apr 2018 11:58:10 +0100
Jean-Philippe Brucker <jean-philippe.brucker@arm.com> wrote:

> On 25/04/18 16:37, Jacob Pan wrote:
> >> In the other cases (unsupported PRI or rogue guest) then disabling
> >> PRI using a FAILURE status might be the right thing to do. However,
> >> assuming the device follows the PCI spec it will stop sending page
> >> requests once there are as many PPRs in flight as the allocated
> >> credit.
> >>  
> > Agreed, here I am not taking any actions. There may be need to drain
> > in-fly requests.  
> 
> Right, as long as we first ensure that no new fault is generated (by
> using a Response Failure). Though in my opinion not taking action
> might be the safest option :)
> 
> Another thought: currently the comment in iommu.h says
> "@IOMMU_FAULT_STATUS_FAILURE: General error. Drop all subsequent
> faults from this device if possible. This is "Response Failure" in
> PCI PRI."
> 
> I wonder if we should simply say "Drop all subsequent faults from the
> device". Even if the PCI device doesn't properly implement PRI, the
> IOMMU driver should set a "PRI disabled" bit in the device data that
> prevents it from from reporting new faults and flooding the queue.
> Anyway, it's a small detail that could go in a future patch series.
> 
right, we should disable PRI and let future PRQ response pending on
re-enabling of PRI on the device. I will leave that to future
enhancement.
> >> If there isn't any possibility of memory leak or abusing
> >> resources, I don't think it's our problem that the guest is
> >> excessively slow at handling page requests. Setting an upper bound
> >> to page request latency might do more harm than good. Ensuring
> >> that devices respect the number of allocated in-flight PPRs is
> >> more important in my opinion. 
> > How about we have a really long timeout, e.g. 1 min similar to
> > device invalidate response timeout in ATS spec., just for basic
> > safety and diagnosis. Optionally, we could have quota in parallel.  
> 
> I agree that for development a timeout is useful. It might be worth
> adding it as an option to the IOMMU module instead of a define.
> Perhaps a number of seconds, 10 being the default and 0 disabling the
> timeout? Otherwise we would probably end up with a succession of
> patches incrementing the timeout by arbitrary values, if people find
> it inconvenient.
> 
make sense. will do.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-30 17:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 69+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-16 21:48 [PATCH v4 00/22] IOMMU and VT-d driver support for Shared Virtual Address (SVA) Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:48 ` [PATCH v4 01/22] iommu: introduce bind_pasid_table API function Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:48 ` [PATCH v4 02/22] iommu/vt-d: move device_domain_info to header Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:48 ` [PATCH v4 03/22] iommu/vt-d: add a flag for pasid table bound status Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:48 ` [PATCH v4 04/22] iommu/vt-d: add bind_pasid_table function Jacob Pan
2018-04-17 19:10   ` Alex Williamson
2018-04-20 18:25     ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-04-20 23:42       ` Jacob Pan
2018-05-29 20:09         ` Alex Williamson
2018-05-30  1:41           ` Tian, Kevin
2018-05-30  3:17             ` Alex Williamson
2018-05-30  3:45               ` Tian, Kevin
2018-05-30 11:53                 ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-05-30 19:52                   ` Jacob Pan
2018-05-31  9:09                     ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-06-05 17:32                       ` Jacob Pan
2018-06-06 11:20                         ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-06-06 21:22                           ` Jacob Pan
2018-06-07 13:21                             ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-04-20 23:22     ` Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:48 ` [PATCH v4 05/22] iommu: introduce iommu invalidate API function Jacob Pan
2018-04-20 18:19   ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-04-23 20:43     ` Jacob Pan
2018-04-27 18:07       ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-04-28  2:41         ` Tian, Kevin
2018-05-01 22:58         ` Jacob Pan
2018-05-02  9:31           ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-05-04  4:46             ` Jacob Pan
2018-05-04 18:07               ` Jacob Pan
2018-05-08 10:35                 ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-05-09 12:55                   ` Jacob Pan
2018-05-05 22:19   ` Jerry Snitselaar
2018-05-07 15:41     ` Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:48 ` [PATCH v4 06/22] iommu/vt-d: add definitions for PFSID Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:48 ` [PATCH v4 07/22] iommu/vt-d: fix dev iotlb pfsid use Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:48 ` [PATCH v4 08/22] iommu/vt-d: support flushing more translation cache types Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:48 ` [PATCH v4 09/22] iommu/vt-d: add svm/sva invalidate function Jacob Pan
2018-04-17 19:10   ` Alex Williamson
2018-04-20 22:36     ` Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:48 ` [PATCH v4 10/22] iommu: introduce device fault data Jacob Pan
2018-04-23 10:11   ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-04-23 11:54     ` Jacob Pan
2018-05-20  8:17   ` Liu, Yi L
2018-05-21 23:16     ` Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:49 ` [PATCH v4 11/22] driver core: add per device iommu param Jacob Pan
2018-04-23 10:26   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2018-04-16 21:49 ` [PATCH v4 12/22] iommu: introduce device fault report API Jacob Pan
2018-04-23 11:30   ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-04-24 18:29     ` Jacob Pan
2018-04-30 16:53   ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-04-30 18:54     ` Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:49 ` [PATCH v4 13/22] iommu: introduce page response function Jacob Pan
2018-04-23 11:47   ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-04-23 12:16     ` Jacob Pan
2018-04-23 15:50       ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-04-16 21:49 ` [PATCH v4 14/22] iommu: handle page response timeout Jacob Pan
2018-04-23 15:36   ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-04-25 15:37     ` Jacob Pan
2018-04-30 10:58       ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2018-04-30 17:54         ` Jacob Pan [this message]
2018-04-16 21:49 ` [PATCH v4 15/22] iommu/config: add build dependency for dmar Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:49 ` [PATCH v4 16/22] iommu/vt-d: report non-recoverable faults to device Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:49 ` [PATCH v4 17/22] iommu/intel-svm: report device page request Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:49 ` [PATCH v4 18/22] iommu/intel-svm: replace dev ops with fault report API Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:49 ` [PATCH v4 19/22] iommu/intel-svm: do not flush iotlb for viommu Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:49 ` [PATCH v4 20/22] iommu/vt-d: add intel iommu page response function Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:49 ` [PATCH v4 21/22] trace/iommu: add sva trace events Jacob Pan
2018-04-16 21:49 ` [PATCH v4 22/22] iommu: use sva invalidate and device fault trace event Jacob Pan
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2018-03-23  3:11 [PATCH v4 00/22] IOMMU and VT-d driver support for Shared Virtual Address (SVA) Jacob Pan
2018-03-23  3:12 ` [PATCH v4 14/22] iommu: handle page response timeout Jacob Pan

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