Re: Removal of bus->msi assignment breaks MSI with stacked domains

From: Jiang Liu
Date: Thu Nov 20 2014 - 21:03:56 EST

On 2014/11/21 9:46, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Nov 2014, Yijing Wang wrote:
>> On 2014/11/21 0:31, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>>> Bjorn, Yijing,
>>> I've just realized that patch c167caf8d174 (PCI/MSI: Remove useless
>>> bus->msi assignment) completely breaks MSI on arm64 when using the new
>>> MSI stacked domain:
>> Sorry, this is my first part to refactor MSI related code, now how
>> to get pci msi_controller depends arch
>> functions(pcibios_msi_controller() or arch_setup_msi_irq()), we are
>> working on generic pci_host_bridge, after that, we could eventually
>> eliminate MSI arch functions and find pci dev 's msi controller by
>> pci_host_bridge->get_msi_controller().
> The main question is why you think that pci_host_bridge is the proper
> place to store that information.
> On x86 we have DMAR units associated to a single device. Each DMAR
> unit is a seperate MSI irq domain.
> Can you guarantee that the pci_host_bridge is the right point to
> provide the association of the device to the irq domain?
> So the real question is:
> What is the association level requirement to properly identify the
> irqdomain for a specific device on any given architecture with and
> without IOMMU, interrupt redirection etc.
> To be honest: I don't know.
> My gut feeling tells me that it's at the device level, but I really
> leave that decision to the experts in that field.
Hi Thomas and Yijing,
Since we are allocating interrupts for a PCI device, it's
natural to get irqdomain from the PCI device itself. If we try to
get irqdomain from a PCI bus or host bridge like
pci_get_msi_irqdomain(bus or hostbridge), it may fail for x86
because x86 may build per-device irqdomain theoretically.
So the preferred interface prototype is:
pci_get_msi_irqdomain(pci_dev) or
It's flexible enough. For architectures on which irqdomain is
associated with PCI bus or host bridge, you could get the bus
or host bridge from pci_dev. And it won't cause extra computation
because you always need to get bus or host bridge from the pci_dev.
> Thanks,
> tglx
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