Hi all, I'm working on bhyve to support ptnetmap (netmap passthrough) for my GSoC. http://wiki.freebsd.org/SummerOfCode2015/ptnetmapOnBhyve
I've already implemented it on QEMU/KVM and, to expose the netmap memory in the VM, I used a PCI BAR and I mapped the netmap memory (the buffer returned by mmap() on netmap fd in the user space) on the BAR in the VM through KVM API. In bhyve I able to create a PCI BAR but I only found vm_map_pptdev_mmio() API to map physical host page into the VM. I saw that this IOCTL is implemented in the kernel module with sglist_append_phys() to populate a scatter/gather list, than it is mapped in VM. I would like to add a new function in the API to map a user buffer in the VM: int vm_map_user_buf(struct vmctx *ctx, vm_paddr_t gpa, size_t len, void *host_buf) I would implement it adding a new IOCTL and I would create, in the kernel module, a new function like vmm_mmio_alloc() (sys/amd64/vmm/vmm_mem.c) but using sglist_append_user() instead of sglist_append_phys(). What do you think about it? There is another way to map an user-space buffer in the VM? Thanks, Stefano _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"