[PATCH vfio 00/11] Introduce a vfio driver over virtio devices

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This series introduce a vfio driver over virtio devices to support the
legacy interface functionality for VFs.

Background, from the virtio spec [1].
In some systems, there is a need to support a virtio legacy driver with
a device that does not directly support the legacy interface. In such
scenarios, a group owner device can provide the legacy interface
functionality for the group member devices. The driver of the owner
device can then access the legacy interface of a member device on behalf
of the legacy member device driver.

For example, with the SR-IOV group type, group members (VFs) can not
present the legacy interface in an I/O BAR in BAR0 as expected by the
legacy pci driver. If the legacy driver is running inside a virtual
machine, the hypervisor executing the virtual machine can present a
virtual device with an I/O BAR in BAR0. The hypervisor intercepts the
legacy driver accesses to this I/O BAR and forwards them to the group
owner device (PF) using group administration commands.

The first 7 patches are in the virtio area and handle the below:
- Introduce the admin virtqueue infrastcture.
- Expose APIs to enable upper layers as of vfio, net, etc 
  to execute admin commands.
- Expose the layout of the commands that should be used for
  supporting the legacy access.

The above follows the virtio spec that was lastly accepted in that area

The last 4 patches are in the vfio area and handle the below:
- Expose some APIs from vfio/pci to be used by the vfio/virtio driver.
- Expose admin commands over virtio device.
- Introduce a vfio driver over virtio devices to support the legacy
  interface functionality for VFs. 

The series was tested successfully over virtio-net VFs in the host,
while running in the guest both modern and legacy drivers.



Feng Liu (7):
  virtio-pci: Use virtio pci device layer vq info instead of generic one
  virtio: Define feature bit for administration virtqueue
  virtio-pci: Introduce admin virtqueue
  virtio: Expose the synchronous command helper function
  virtio-pci: Introduce admin command sending function
  virtio-pci: Introduce API to get PF virtio device from VF PCI device
  virtio-pci: Introduce admin commands

Yishai Hadas (4):
  vfio/pci: Expose vfio_pci_core_setup_barmap()
  vfio/pci: Expose vfio_pci_iowrite/read##size()
  vfio/virtio: Expose admin commands over virtio device
  vfio/virtio: Introduce a vfio driver over virtio devices

 MAINTAINERS                            |   6 +
 drivers/net/virtio_net.c               |  21 +-
 drivers/vfio/pci/Kconfig               |   2 +
 drivers/vfio/pci/Makefile              |   2 +
 drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci_core.c       |  25 ++
 drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci_rdwr.c       |  38 +-
 drivers/vfio/pci/virtio/Kconfig        |  15 +
 drivers/vfio/pci/virtio/Makefile       |   4 +
 drivers/vfio/pci/virtio/cmd.c          | 146 +++++++
 drivers/vfio/pci/virtio/cmd.h          |  35 ++
 drivers/vfio/pci/virtio/main.c         | 546 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
 drivers/virtio/Makefile                |   2 +-
 drivers/virtio/virtio.c                |  44 +-
 drivers/virtio/virtio_pci_common.c     |  24 +-
 drivers/virtio/virtio_pci_common.h     |  17 +-
 drivers/virtio/virtio_pci_modern.c     |  12 +-
 drivers/virtio/virtio_pci_modern_avq.c | 138 +++++++
 drivers/virtio/virtio_ring.c           |  27 ++
 include/linux/vfio_pci_core.h          |  20 +
 include/linux/virtio.h                 |  19 +
 include/linux/virtio_config.h          |   7 +
 include/linux/virtio_pci_modern.h      |   3 +
 include/uapi/linux/virtio_config.h     |   8 +-
 include/uapi/linux/virtio_pci.h        |  66 +++
 24 files changed, 1171 insertions(+), 56 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 drivers/vfio/pci/virtio/Kconfig
 create mode 100644 drivers/vfio/pci/virtio/Makefile
 create mode 100644 drivers/vfio/pci/virtio/cmd.c
 create mode 100644 drivers/vfio/pci/virtio/cmd.h
 create mode 100644 drivers/vfio/pci/virtio/main.c
 create mode 100644 drivers/virtio/virtio_pci_modern_avq.c


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