Re: [PATCH 13/13] HV/Storvsc: Add Isolation VM support for storvsc driver

From: Joerg Roedel
Date: Mon Aug 02 2021 - 09:20:29 EST

On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 10:52:28AM -0400, Tianyu Lan wrote:
> In Isolation VM, all shared memory with host needs to mark visible
> to host via hvcall. vmbus_establish_gpadl() has already done it for
> storvsc rx/tx ring buffer. The page buffer used by vmbus_sendpacket_
> mpb_desc() still need to handle. Use DMA API to map/umap these
> memory during sending/receiving packet and Hyper-V DMA ops callback
> will use swiotlb function to allocate bounce buffer and copy data
> from/to bounce buffer.

I am wondering why you dont't use DMA-API unconditionally? It provides
enough abstraction to do the right thing for isolated and legacy VMs.