Re: [PATCH v10] vfio: ABI for mdev display dma-buf operation
From: Gerd Hoffmann
Date: Fri Jul 14 2017 - 08:10:47 EST
On Fri, 2017-07-14 at 15:45 +0530, Kirti Wankhede wrote:
> On 7/14/2017 3:31 PM, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> > Â Hi,
> > > In case when VFIO region is used to provide surface to QEMU,
> > > plane_id
> > > would be region index,
> > Then we should name it "region_index" not "plane_id".
> > > for example region 10 could be used for primary
> > > surface and region 11 could be used for cursor surface. So in
> > > that
> > > case,
> > > mdev vendor driver should return plane_type and its corresponding
> > > plane_id.
> > Hmm?ÂÂplane_type is the input (userspace -> kernel) parameter.
> Yes, that's right. Sorry for confusion. And mdev vendor driver would
> return which region to read.
Ok, so the plan for supporting multiple planes is to have a separate
vfio region for each? Ok, we should add region_index to the struct