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[v3,0/2] VMD MSI Remapping Bypass

Message ID 20210206033502.103964-1-jonathan.derrick@intel.com (mailing list archive)
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Jon Derrick Feb. 6, 2021, 3:35 a.m. UTC
The Intel Volume Management Device acts similar to a PCI-to-PCI bridge in that
it changes downstream devices' requester-ids to its own. As VMD supports PCIe
devices, it has its own MSI-X table and transmits child device MSI-X by
remapping child device MSI-X and handling like a demultiplexer.

Some newer VMD devices (Icelake Server) have an option to bypass the VMD MSI-X
remapping table. This allows for better performance scaling as the child device
MSI-X won't be limited by VMD's MSI-X count and IRQ handler.

Trivial comment fixes
Added acks

Updated for 5.12-next
Moved IRQ allocation and remapping enable/disable to a more logical location

V1 patches 1-4 were already merged
V1, 5/6: https://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-pci/patch/20200728194945.14126-6-jonathan.derrick@intel.com/
V1, 6/6: https://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-pci/patch/20200728194945.14126-7-jonathan.derrick@intel.com/

Jon Derrick (2):
  iommu/vt-d: Use Real PCI DMA device for IRTE
  PCI: vmd: Disable MSI-X remapping when possible

 drivers/iommu/intel/irq_remapping.c |  3 +-
 drivers/pci/controller/vmd.c        | 61 +++++++++++++++++++++++------
 2 files changed, 51 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)