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2017-02-11tap: tap as an independent moduleSainath Grandhi1-1/+1
This patch makes tap a separate module for other types of virtual interfaces, for example, ipvlan to use. Signed-off-by: Sainath Grandhi <sainath.grandhi@intel.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2016-08-02vhost: split out vringh KconfigMichael S. Tsirkin1-6/+0
vringh is pulled in by caif and mic, but the other vhost config does not need to be there. In particular, it makes no sense to have vhost net/scsi/sock under caif/mic. Create a separate Kconfig file and put vringh bits there. Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>
2016-08-02VSOCK: Add Makefile and KconfigAsias He1-0/+14
Enable virtio-vsock and vhost-vsock. Signed-off-by: Asias He <asias@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>
2016-08-02vhost: drop vringh dependencyMichael S. Tsirkin1-2/+0
vringh isn't used by vhost net or scsi - it's used by CAIF only at the moment. Drop the dependency. Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>
2015-06-01vhost: cross-endian support for legacy devicesGreg Kurz1-0/+15
This patch brings cross-endian support to vhost when used to implement legacy virtio devices. Since it is a relatively rare situation, the feature availability is controlled by a kernel config option (not set by default). The vq->is_le boolean field is added to cache the endianness to be used for ring accesses. It defaults to native endian, as expected by legacy virtio devices. When the ring gets active, we force little endian if the device is modern. When the ring is deactivated, we revert to the native endian default. If cross-endian was compiled in, a vq->user_be boolean field is added so that userspace may request a specific endianness. This field is used to override the default when activating the ring of a legacy device. It has no effect on modern devices. Signed-off-by: Greg Kurz <gkurz@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com> Reviewed-by: Cornelia Huck <cornelia.huck@de.ibm.com> Reviewed-by: David Gibson <david@gibson.dropbear.id.au>
2013-07-07vhost: Make vhost a separate moduleAsias He1-0/+8
Currently, vhost-net and vhost-scsi are sharing the vhost core code. However, vhost-scsi shares the code by including the vhost.c file directly. Making vhost a separate module makes it is easier to share code with other vhost devices. Signed-off-by: Asias He <asias@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>
2013-05-02Merge tag 'virtio-next-for-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds1-0/+8
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rusty/linux Pull virtio & lguest updates from Rusty Russell: "Lots of virtio work which wasn't quite ready for last merge window. Plus I dived into lguest again, reworking the pagetable code so we can move the switcher page: our fixmaps sometimes take more than 2MB now..." Ugh. Annoying conflicts with the tcm_vhost -> vhost_scsi rename. Hopefully correctly resolved. * tag 'virtio-next-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rusty/linux: (57 commits) caif_virtio: Remove bouncing email addresses lguest: improve code readability in lg_cpu_start. virtio-net: fill only rx queues which are being used lguest: map Switcher below fixmap. lguest: cache last cpu we ran on. lguest: map Switcher text whenever we allocate a new pagetable. lguest: don't share Switcher PTE pages between guests. lguest: expost switcher_pages array (as lg_switcher_pages). lguest: extract shadow PTE walking / allocating. lguest: make check_gpte et. al return bool. lguest: assume Switcher text is a single page. lguest: rename switcher_page to switcher_pages. lguest: remove RESERVE_MEM constant. lguest: check vaddr not pgd for Switcher protection. lguest: prepare to make SWITCHER_ADDR a variable. virtio: console: replace EMFILE with EBUSY for already-open port virtio-scsi: reset virtqueue affinity when doing cpu hotplug virtio-scsi: introduce multiqueue support virtio-scsi: push vq lock/unlock into virtscsi_vq_done virtio-scsi: pass struct virtio_scsi to virtqueue completion function ...
2013-05-02vhost_scsi: module renameMichael S. Tsirkin1-3/+7
Rename module and update Kconfig and Makefile. Add alias for compatibility with old userspace scripts if any. Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com> Reviewed-by: Asias He <asias@redhat.com> Acked-by: Nicholas Bellinger <nab@linux-iscsi.org>
2013-03-20vringh: host-side implementation of virtio rings.Rusty Russell1-0/+8
Getting use of virtio rings correct is tricky, and a recent patch saw an implementation of in-kernel rings (as separate from userspace). This abstracts the business of dealing with the virtio ring layout from the access (userspace or direct); to do this, we use function pointers, which gcc inlines correctly. Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Acked-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>
2013-01-21drivers/vhost: remove depends on CONFIG_EXPERIMENTALKees Cook1-2/+2
The CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL config item has not carried much meaning for a while now and is almost always enabled by default. As agreed during the Linux kernel summit, remove it from any "depends on" lines in Kconfigs. Acked-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2012-07-29tcm_vhost: Initial merge for vhost level target fabric driverNicholas Bellinger1-0/+3
This patch adds the initial code for tcm_vhost, a Vhost level TCM fabric driver for virtio SCSI initiators into KVM guest. This code is currently up and running on v3.5-rc2 host+guest from target-pending/for-next-merge. Using tcm_vhost requires Zhi's -> Stefan -> nab's qemu vhost-scsi tree here: http://git.kernel.org/?p=virt/kvm/nab/qemu-kvm.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/vhost-scsi -- Changelog v4 -> v5: Expose ABI version via VHOST_SCSI_GET_ABI_VERSION + use Rev 0 as starting point for v3.6-rc code (Stefan + ALiguori + nab) Convert vhost_scsi_handle_vq() to vq_err() (nab + MST) Minor style fixes from checkpatch (nab) Changelog v3 -> v4: Rename vhost_vring_target -> vhost_scsi_target (mst + nab) Use TRANSPORT_IQN_LEN in vhost_scsi_target->vhost_wwpn[] def (nab) Move back to drivers/vhost/, and just use drivers/vhost/Kconfig.tcm (mst) Move TCM_VHOST related ioctl defines from include/linux/vhost.h -> drivers/vhost/tcm_vhost.h as requested by MST (nab) Move Kbuild.tcm include from drivers/staging -> drivers/vhost/, and just use 'if STAGING' around 'source drivers/vhost/Kbuild.tcm' Changelog v2 -> v3: Unlock on error in tcm_vhost_drop_nexus() (DanC) Fix strlen() doesn't count the terminator (DanC) Call kfree() on an error path (DanC) Convert tcm_vhost_write_pending to use target_execute_cmd (hch + nab) Fix another strlen() off by one in tcm_vhost_make_tport (DanC) Add option under drivers/staging/Kconfig, and move to drivers/vhost/tcm/ as requested by MST (nab) Changelog v1 -> v2: Fix tv_cmd completion -> release SGL memory leak (nab) Fix sparse warnings for static variable usage ((Fengguang Wu) Fix sparse warnings for min() typing + printk format specs (Fengguang Wu) Convert to cmwq submission for I/O dispatch (nab + hch) Changelog v0 -> v1: Merge into single source + header file, and move to drivers/vhost/ Acked-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com> Cc: Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Anthony Liguori <aliguori@us.ibm.com> Cc: Zhi Yong Wu <wuzhy@cn.ibm.com> Cc: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Cc: Hannes Reinecke <hare@suse.de> Cc: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk> Signed-off-by: Nicholas Bellinger <nab@linux-iscsi.org>
2010-02-18net/macvtap: add vhost supportArnd Bergmann1-1/+1
This adds support for passing a macvtap file descriptor into vhost-net, much like we already do for tun/tap. Most of the new code is taken from the respective patch in the tun driver and may get consolidated in the future. Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Acked-by: Sridhar Samudrala <sri@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2010-01-21vhost: fix TUN=m VHOST_NET=yMichael S. Tsirkin1-1/+1
drivers/built-in.o: In function `get_tun_socket': net.c:(.text+0x15436e): undefined reference to `tun_get_socket' If tun is a module, vhost must be a module, too. If tun is built-in or disabled, vhost can be built-in. Note: TUN || !TUN might look a bit strange until you realize that boolean logic rules do not apply for tristate variables. Reported-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2010-01-15vhost_net: a kernel-level virtio serverMichael S. Tsirkin1-0/+11
What it is: vhost net is a character device that can be used to reduce the number of system calls involved in virtio networking. Existing virtio net code is used in the guest without modification. There's similarity with vringfd, with some differences and reduced scope - uses eventfd for signalling - structures can be moved around in memory at any time (good for migration, bug work-arounds in userspace) - write logging is supported (good for migration) - support memory table and not just an offset (needed for kvm) common virtio related code has been put in a separate file vhost.c and can be made into a separate module if/when more backends appear. I used Rusty's lguest.c as the source for developing this part : this supplied me with witty comments I wouldn't be able to write myself. What it is not: vhost net is not a bus, and not a generic new system call. No assumptions are made on how guest performs hypercalls. Userspace hypervisors are supported as well as kvm. How it works: Basically, we connect virtio frontend (configured by userspace) to a backend. The backend could be a network device, or a tap device. Backend is also configured by userspace, including vlan/mac etc. Status: This works for me, and I haven't see any crashes. Compared to userspace, people reported improved latency (as I save up to 4 system calls per packet), as well as better bandwidth and CPU utilization. Features that I plan to look at in the future: - mergeable buffers - zero copy - scalability tuning: figure out the best threading model to use Note on RCU usage (this is also documented in vhost.h, near private_pointer which is the value protected by this variant of RCU): what is happening is that the rcu_dereference() is being used in a workqueue item. The role of rcu_read_lock() is taken on by the start of execution of the workqueue item, of rcu_read_unlock() by the end of execution of the workqueue item, and of synchronize_rcu() by flush_workqueue()/flush_work(). In the future we might need to apply some gcc attribute or sparse annotation to the function passed to INIT_WORK(). Paul's ack below is for this RCU usage. (Includes fixes by Alan Cox <alan@linux.intel.com>, David L Stevens <dlstevens@us.ibm.com>, Chris Wright <chrisw@redhat.com>) Acked-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Acked-by: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>

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