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From: Lu Baolu <baolu.lu@linux.intel.com>
To: Robin Murphy <robin.murphy@arm.com>, joro@8bytes.org, will@kernel.org
Cc: baolu.lu@linux.intel.com, iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, suravee.suthikulpanit@amd.com,
	john.garry@huawei.com, dianders@chromium.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 20/24] iommu: Merge strictness and domain type configs
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 14:10:48 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <2c714d77-1852-fe0f-7dcf-aabe09726619@linux.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <992b2952f0b173411c7b6f221dce82e8e082c0b8.1627468310.git.robin.murphy@arm.com>

On 7/28/21 11:58 PM, Robin Murphy wrote:
> To parallel the sysfs behaviour, merge the new build-time option
> for DMA domain strictness into the default domain type choice.
> 
> Suggested-by: Joerg Roedel <joro@8bytes.org>
> Signed-off-by: Robin Murphy <robin.murphy@arm.com>
> ---
>   drivers/iommu/Kconfig | 80 +++++++++++++++++++++----------------------
>   drivers/iommu/iommu.c |  2 +-
>   2 files changed, 41 insertions(+), 41 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/iommu/Kconfig b/drivers/iommu/Kconfig
> index c84da8205be7..6e06f876d75a 100644
> --- a/drivers/iommu/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/iommu/Kconfig
> @@ -79,55 +79,55 @@ config IOMMU_DEBUGFS
>   	  debug/iommu directory, and then populate a subdirectory with
>   	  entries as required.
>   
> -config IOMMU_DEFAULT_PASSTHROUGH
> -	bool "IOMMU passthrough by default"
> -	depends on IOMMU_API
> -	help
> -	  Enable passthrough by default, removing the need to pass in
> -	  iommu.passthrough=on or iommu=pt through command line. If this
> -	  is enabled, you can still disable with iommu.passthrough=off
> -	  or iommu=nopt depending on the architecture.
> -
> -	  If unsure, say N here.
> -
>   choice
> -	prompt "IOMMU default DMA IOTLB invalidation mode"
> -	depends on IOMMU_DMA
> -
> -	default IOMMU_DEFAULT_LAZY if (AMD_IOMMU || INTEL_IOMMU)
> -	default IOMMU_DEFAULT_STRICT
> +	prompt "IOMMU default domain type"
> +	depends on IOMMU_API
> +	default IOMMU_DEFAULT_DMA_LAZY if AMD_IOMMU || INTEL_IOMMU
> +	default IOMMU_DEFAULT_DMA_STRICT
>   	help
> -	  This option allows an IOMMU DMA IOTLB invalidation mode to be
> -	  chosen at build time, to override the default mode of each ARCH,
> -	  removing the need to pass in kernel parameters through command line.
> -	  It is still possible to provide common boot params to override this
> -	  config.
> +	  Choose the type of IOMMU domain used to manage DMA API usage by
> +	  device drivers. The options here typically represent different
> +	  levels of tradeoff between robustness/security and performance,
> +	  depending on the IOMMU driver. Not all IOMMUs support all options.
> +	  This choice can be overridden at boot via the command line, and for
> +	  some devices also at runtime via sysfs.
>   
>   	  If unsure, keep the default.
>   
> -config IOMMU_DEFAULT_STRICT
> -	bool "strict"
> +config IOMMU_DEFAULT_DMA_STRICT
> +	bool "Translated - Strict"
>   	help
> -	  For every IOMMU DMA unmap operation, the flush operation of IOTLB and
> -	  the free operation of IOVA are guaranteed to be done in the unmap
> -	  function.
> +	  Trusted devices use translation to restrict their access to only
> +	  DMA-mapped pages, with strict TLB invalidation on unmap. Equivalent
> +	  to passing "iommu.passthrough=0 iommu.strict=1" on the command line.
>   
> -config IOMMU_DEFAULT_LAZY
> -	bool "lazy"
> +	  Untrusted devices always use this mode, with an additional layer of
> +	  bounce-buffering such that they cannot gain access to any unrelated
> +	  data within a mapped page.
> +
> +config IOMMU_DEFAULT_DMA_LAZY
> +	bool "Translated - Lazy"
>   	help
> -	  Support lazy mode, where for every IOMMU DMA unmap operation, the
> -	  flush operation of IOTLB and the free operation of IOVA are deferred.
> -	  They are only guaranteed to be done before the related IOVA will be
> -	  reused.
> +	  Trusted devices use translation to restrict their access to only
> +	  DMA-mapped pages, but with "lazy" batched TLB invalidation. This
> +	  mode allows higher performance with some IOMMUs due to reduced TLB
> +	  flushing, but at the cost of reduced isolation since devices may be
> +	  able to access memory for some time after it has been unmapped.
> +	  Equivalent to passing "iommu.passthrough=0 iommu.strict=0" on the
> +	  command line.
>   
> -	  The isolation provided in this mode is not as secure as STRICT mode,
> -	  such that a vulnerable time window may be created between the DMA
> -	  unmap and the mappings cached in the IOMMU IOTLB or device TLB
> -	  finally being invalidated, where the device could still access the
> -	  memory which has already been unmapped by the device driver.
> -	  However this mode may provide better performance in high throughput
> -	  scenarios, and is still considerably more secure than passthrough
> -	  mode or no IOMMU.
> +	  If this mode is not supported by the IOMMU driver, the effective
> +	  runtime default will fall back to IOMMU_DEFAULT_DMA_STRICT.
> +
> +config IOMMU_DEFAULT_PASSTHROUGH
> +	bool "Passthrough"
> +	help
> +	  Trusted devices are identity-mapped, giving them unrestricted access
> +	  to memory with minimal performance overhead. Equivalent to passing
> +	  "iommu.passthrough=1" (historically "iommu=pt") on the command line.
> +
> +	  If this mode is not supported by the IOMMU driver, the effective
> +	  runtime default will fall back to IOMMU_DEFAULT_DMA_STRICT.
>   
>   endchoice
>   
> diff --git a/drivers/iommu/iommu.c b/drivers/iommu/iommu.c
> index 5a08e0806cbb..25c1adc1ec67 100644
> --- a/drivers/iommu/iommu.c
> +++ b/drivers/iommu/iommu.c
> @@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ static struct kset *iommu_group_kset;
>   static DEFINE_IDA(iommu_group_ida);
>   
>   static unsigned int iommu_def_domain_type __read_mostly;
> -static bool iommu_dma_strict __read_mostly = IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_IOMMU_DEFAULT_STRICT);
> +static bool iommu_dma_strict __read_mostly = IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_IOMMU_DEFAULT_DMA_STRICT);
>   static u32 iommu_cmd_line __read_mostly;
>   
>   struct iommu_group {
> 


Reviewed-by: Lu Baolu <baolu.lu@linux.intel.com>

Best regards,
baolu

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-30  6:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 65+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-28 15:58 [PATCH v2 00/24] iommu: Refactor DMA domain strictness Robin Murphy
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 01/24] iommu: Pull IOVA cookie management into the core Robin Murphy
2021-07-30  6:06   ` Lu Baolu
2021-07-30  9:32   ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 02/24] iommu/amd: Drop IOVA cookie management Robin Murphy
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 03/24] iommu/arm-smmu: " Robin Murphy
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 04/24] iommu/vt-d: " Robin Murphy
2021-07-30  6:07   ` Lu Baolu
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 05/24] iommu/exynos: " Robin Murphy
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 06/24] iommu/ipmmu-vmsa: " Robin Murphy
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 07/24] iommu/mtk: " Robin Murphy
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 08/24] iommu/rockchip: " Robin Murphy
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 09/24] iommu/sprd: " Robin Murphy
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 10/24] iommu/sun50i: " Robin Murphy
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 11/24] iommu/virtio: " Robin Murphy
2021-07-30  9:20   ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 12/24] iommu/dma: Unexport " Robin Murphy
2021-07-30  6:07   ` Lu Baolu
2021-07-30  9:21   ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 13/24] iommu/dma: Remove redundant "!dev" checks Robin Murphy
2021-07-30  6:08   ` Lu Baolu
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 14/24] iommu: Introduce explicit type for non-strict DMA domains Robin Murphy
2021-07-30  6:08   ` Lu Baolu
2021-07-30  9:23   ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 15/24] iommu/amd: Prepare for multiple DMA domain types Robin Murphy
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 16/24] iommu/arm-smmu: " Robin Murphy
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 17/24] iommu/vt-d: " Robin Murphy
2021-07-30  6:09   ` Lu Baolu
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 18/24] iommu: Express DMA strictness via the domain type Robin Murphy
2021-07-29  7:13   ` Lu Baolu
2021-07-29  9:36     ` Robin Murphy
2021-07-29 12:42       ` Lu Baolu
2021-07-30  6:09       ` Lu Baolu
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 19/24] iommu: Expose DMA domain strictness via sysfs Robin Murphy
2021-07-30  6:10   ` Lu Baolu
2021-07-30  9:28   ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2021-07-30 10:20   ` John Garry
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 20/24] iommu: Merge strictness and domain type configs Robin Murphy
2021-07-30  6:10   ` Lu Baolu [this message]
2021-07-30  9:29   ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2021-07-30  9:33   ` John Garry
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 21/24] iommu/dma: Factor out flush queue init Robin Murphy
2021-07-30  6:11   ` Lu Baolu
2021-07-30  9:20   ` John Garry
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 22/24] iommu: Allow enabling non-strict mode dynamically Robin Murphy
2021-07-30  6:11   ` Lu Baolu
2021-07-30  9:24   ` John Garry
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 23/24] iommu/arm-smmu: Allow non-strict in pgtable_quirks interface Robin Murphy
2021-08-02 13:04   ` Will Deacon
2021-08-02 14:15     ` Robin Murphy
2021-08-03 10:36       ` Will Deacon
2021-08-03 12:13         ` Robin Murphy
2021-08-03 12:35           ` Will Deacon
2021-07-28 15:58 ` [PATCH v2 24/24] iommu: Only log strictness for DMA domains Robin Murphy
2021-07-29  9:04   ` John Garry
2021-07-30  6:12   ` Lu Baolu
2021-07-29  2:55 ` [PATCH v2 00/24] iommu: Refactor DMA domain strictness chenxiang (M)
2021-07-29 10:59   ` Robin Murphy
2021-07-30  1:21     ` chenxiang (M)
2021-07-29 15:04 ` Heiko Stübner
2021-07-29 15:43   ` Robin Murphy
2021-07-29 15:53     ` Heiko Stübner
2021-07-29 16:29       ` Robin Murphy
2021-07-29 22:33 ` Doug Anderson
2021-07-30  0:06   ` Doug Anderson

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