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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 00/19] Add vhost-user-gpu support



On 8/1/19 5:28 AM, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
> Hi
> 
> On Wed, Jun 5, 2019 at 2:32 PM <marcandre lureau redhat com> wrote:
>>
>> From: Marc-André Lureau <marcandre lureau redhat com>
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> This series of patches adds support for running virtio GPUs in
>> seperate processes, thanks to vhost-user backend.
>>
>> The QEMU support landed for 4.1. There are several benefits of running
>> the GPU/virgl in an external process, since Mesa is rather heavy on
>> the qemu main loop, and may block for a while, or crash.
>>
>> The external GPU process is started with one end of a socket pair, the
>> other end is given to a QEMU chardev attached to a device. The
>> external process is also added to the cgroup to limit resources usage.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Since RFC:
>> - discover helpers following the vhost-user spec
>> - change vhost-user <video> model for a vhostuser attribute
>> - add a patch to specify the rendernode on <accel>
>> - change the way command line is built, following qemu series changes
>> - socket labeling
>> - a few cleanup patches
>> - rebased
> 
> Can I get some reviews before I respin the series?

I rebased the series and fixed all the 'make syntax-check' errors,
patches are here:

https://github.com/crobinso/libvirt/tree/vhost-user-gpu

I'll do a review tomorrow

Thanks,
Cole


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