[PATCH v5 0/9] vdpa_sim: add support for user VA

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This series adds support for the use of user virtual addresses in the
vDPA simulator devices.

The main reason for this change is to lift the pinning of all guest memory.
Especially with virtio devices implemented in software.

The next step would be to generalize the code in vdpa-sim to allow the
implementation of in-kernel software devices. Similar to vhost, but using vDPA
so we can reuse the same software stack (e.g. in QEMU) for both HW and SW

For example, we have never merged vhost-blk, and lately there has been interest.
So it would be nice to do it directly with vDPA to reuse the same code in the
VMM for both HW and SW vDPA block devices.

The main problem (addressed by this series) was due to the pinning of all
guest memory, which thus prevented the overcommit of guest memory.


Changelog listed in each patch.
v4: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20230324153607.46836-1-sgarzare@xxxxxxxxxx/
v3: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20230321154228.182769-1-sgarzare@xxxxxxxxxx/
v2: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20230302113421.174582-1-sgarzare@xxxxxxxxxx/
RFC v1: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20221214163025.103075-1-sgarzare@xxxxxxxxxx/

Stefano Garzarella (9):
  vdpa: add bind_mm/unbind_mm callbacks
  vhost-vdpa: use bind_mm/unbind_mm device callbacks
  vringh: replace kmap_atomic() with kmap_local_page()
  vringh: define the stride used for translation
  vringh: support VA with iotlb
  vdpa_sim: make devices agnostic for work management
  vdpa_sim: use kthread worker
  vdpa_sim: replace the spinlock with a mutex to protect the state
  vdpa_sim: add support for user VA

 drivers/vdpa/vdpa_sim/vdpa_sim.h     |  11 +-
 include/linux/vdpa.h                 |  10 ++
 include/linux/vringh.h               |   9 ++
 drivers/vdpa/vdpa_sim/vdpa_sim.c     | 161 ++++++++++++++++++++-----
 drivers/vdpa/vdpa_sim/vdpa_sim_blk.c |  10 +-
 drivers/vdpa/vdpa_sim/vdpa_sim_net.c |  10 +-
 drivers/vhost/vdpa.c                 |  34 ++++++
 drivers/vhost/vringh.c               | 173 ++++++++++++++++++++++-----
 8 files changed, 340 insertions(+), 78 deletions(-)


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