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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH for-4.0 v3 2/2] virtio: Provide version-specific variants of virtio PCI devices



On Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:49:59 -0200
Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com> wrote:

> Many of the current virtio-*-pci device types actually represent
> 3 different types of devices:
> * virtio 1.0 non-transitional devices
> * virtio 1.0 transitional devices
> * virtio 0.9 ("legacy device" in virtio 1.0 terminology)
> 
> That would be just an annoyance if it didn't break our device/bus
> compatibility QMP interfaces.  With these multi-purpose device
> types, there's no way to tell management software that
> transitional devices and legacy devices require a Conventional
> PCI bus.
> 
> The multi-purpose device types would also prevent us from telling
> management software what's the PCI vendor/device ID for them,
> because their PCI IDs change at runtime depending on the bus
> where they were plugged.
> 
> This patch adds separate device types for each of those virtio
> device flavors:
> 
> - virtio-*-pci: the existing multi-purpose device types
>   - Configurable using `disable-legacy` and `disable-modern`
>     properties
>   - Legacy driver support is automatically enabled/disabled
>     depending on the bus where it is plugged
>   - Supports Conventional PCI and PCI Express buses
>     (but Conventional PCI is incompatible with
>     disable-legacy=off)
>   - Changes PCI vendor/device IDs at runtime
> - virtio-*-pci-transitional: virtio-1.0 device supporting legacy drivers
>   - Supports Conventional PCI buses only, because
>     it has a PIO BAR
> - virtio-*-pci-non-transitional: modern-only
>   - Supports both Conventional PCI and PCI Express buses
> 
> The existing TYPE_* macros for these types will point to an
> abstract base type, so existing casts in the code will keep
> working for all variants.
> 
> A simple test script (tests/acceptance/virtio_version.py) is
> included, to check if the new device types are equivalent to
> using the `disable-legacy` and `disable-modern` options.
> 
> Acked-by: Andrea Bolognani <abologna redhat com>
> Signed-off-by: Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
> ---
> Changes v2 -> v3:
> * Split into two separate patches (type registration helper
>   and introduction of new types)
> * Include full type names as literals in the code instead
>   of generating type names automatically
> 
> Changes v1 -> v2:
> * Removed *-0.9 devices.  Nobody will want to use them, if
>   transitional devices work with legacy drivers
>   (Gerd Hoffmann, Michael S. Tsirkin)
> * Drop virtio version from name: rename -1.0-transitional to
>   -transitional (Michael S. Tsirkin)
> * Renamed -1.0 to -non-transitional
> * Don't add any extra variants to modern-only device types
>   (they don't need it)
> * Fix typo on TYPE_VIRTIO_INPUT_HOST_PCI (crash reported by
>   Cornelia Huck)
> * No need to change cast macros for modern-only devices
> * Rename virtio_register_types() to virtio_pci_types_register()
> ---
>  hw/virtio/virtio-pci.h             |  24 ++--
>  hw/virtio/virtio-pci.c             |  60 ++++++++--
>  tests/acceptance/virtio_version.py | 177 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  3 files changed, 237 insertions(+), 24 deletions(-)
>  create mode 100644 tests/acceptance/virtio_version.py
> 

(...)

> diff --git a/tests/acceptance/virtio_version.py b/tests/acceptance/virtio_version.py
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000000..a8d0b20b75
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/tests/acceptance/virtio_version.py
> @@ -0,0 +1,177 @@
> +"""
> +Check compatibility of virtio device types
> +"""
> +# Copyright (c) 2018 Red Hat, Inc.
> +#
> +# Author:
> +#  Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
> +#
> +# This work is licensed under the terms of the GNU GPL, version 2 or
> +# later.  See the COPYING file in the top-level directory.
> +import sys
> +import os
> +
> +sys.path.append(os.path.join(os.path.dirname(__file__), "..", "..", "scripts"))
> +from qemu import QEMUMachine
> +from avocado_qemu import Test
> +
> +# Virtio Device IDs:
> +VIRTIO_NET = 1
> +VIRTIO_BLOCK = 2
> +VIRTIO_CONSOLE = 3
> +VIRTIO_RNG = 4
> +VIRTIO_BALLOON = 5
> +VIRTIO_RPMSG = 7
> +VIRTIO_SCSI = 8
> +VIRTIO_9P = 9
> +VIRTIO_RPROC_SERIAL = 11
> +VIRTIO_CAIF = 12
> +VIRTIO_GPU = 16
> +VIRTIO_INPUT = 18
> +VIRTIO_VSOCK = 19
> +VIRTIO_CRYPTO = 20

We may want to include additional device types when they are added; but
I expect them to be modern-only, so I don't think we'd miss problems if
they aren't covered here.

(...)

Review of the test case was more superficial; but have a

Reviewed-by: Cornelia Huck <cohuck redhat com>


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