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From: Wanpeng Li <kernellwp@gmail.com>
To: Cornelia Huck <cohuck@redhat.com>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, kvm <kvm@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Paolo Bonzini" <pbonzini@redhat.com>,
	"Radim Krčmář" <rkrcmar@redhat.com>,
	"Tonny Lu" <tonnylu@tencent.com>,
	"Christian Borntraeger" <borntraeger@de.ibm.com>,
	"Janosch Frank" <frankja@linux.ibm.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] KVM: Extend MAX_IRQ_ROUTES to 4096 for all archs
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:51:13 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CANRm+CxTDFu4C7bB_9e2a4Wi3BKDvc-RrX3Pj4Q5SRdZHmO-BA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180420091537.1c6cb06b.cohuck@redhat.com>

2018-04-20 15:15 GMT+08:00 Cornelia Huck <cohuck@redhat.com>:
> On Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:47:28 -0700
> Wanpeng Li <kernellwp@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> From: Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@tencent.com>
>>
>> Our virtual machines make use of device assignment by configuring
>> 12 NVMe disks for high I/O performance. Each NVMe device has 129
>> MSI-X Table entries:
>> Capabilities: [50] MSI-X: Enable+ Count=129 Masked-Vector table: BAR=0 offset=00002000
>> The windows virtual machines fail to boot since they will map the number of
>> MSI-table entries that the NVMe hardware reported to the bus to msi routing
>> table, this will exceed the 1024. This patch extends MAX_IRQ_ROUTES to 4096
>> for all archs, in the future this might be extended again if needed.
>>
>> Cc: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
>> Cc: Radim Krčmář <rkrcmar@redhat.com>
>> Cc: Tonny Lu <tonnylu@tencent.com>
>> Cc: Cornelia Huck <cohuck@redhat.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@tencent.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Tonny Lu <tonnylu@tencent.com>
>> ---
>> v1 -> v2:
>>  * extend MAX_IRQ_ROUTES to 4096 for all archs
>>
>>  include/linux/kvm_host.h | 6 ------
>>  1 file changed, 6 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/include/linux/kvm_host.h b/include/linux/kvm_host.h
>> index 6930c63..0a5c299 100644
>> --- a/include/linux/kvm_host.h
>> +++ b/include/linux/kvm_host.h
>> @@ -1045,13 +1045,7 @@ static inline int mmu_notifier_retry(struct kvm *kvm, unsigned long mmu_seq)
>>
>>  #ifdef CONFIG_HAVE_KVM_IRQ_ROUTING
>>
>> -#ifdef CONFIG_S390
>>  #define KVM_MAX_IRQ_ROUTES 4096 //FIXME: we can have more than that...
>
> What about /* might need extension/rework in the future */ instead of
> the FIXME?

Yeah, I guess the maintainers can help to fix it when applying. :)

>
> As far as I understand, 4096 should cover most architectures and the
> sane end of s390 configurations, but will not be enough at the scarier
> end of s390. (I'm not sure how much it matters in practice.)
>
> Do we want to make this a tuneable in the future? Do some kind of
> dynamic allocation? Not sure whether it is worth the trouble.

I think keep as it is currently.

Regards,
Wanpeng Li

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-20 13:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-20  0:47 Wanpeng Li
2018-04-20  7:15 ` Cornelia Huck
2018-04-20 13:51   ` Wanpeng Li [this message]
2018-04-20 14:21     ` Cornelia Huck
2018-04-21  0:38       ` Wanpeng Li
2018-04-23 11:50         ` Christian Borntraeger
2018-04-23 11:56           ` Wanpeng Li
2018-04-23 11:57           ` Cornelia Huck

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