On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 10:48:06AM +0200, Jean-Philippe Brucker wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 03:15:34PM +0200, Jean-Philippe Brucker wrote:
> > Add a topology description to the virtio-iommu driver and enable x86
> > platforms.
> > 
> > Since [v2] we have made some progress on adding ACPI support for
> > virtio-iommu, which is the preferred boot method on x86. It will be a
> > new vendor-agnostic table describing para-virtual topologies in a
> > minimal format. However some platforms don't use either ACPI or DT for
> > booting (for example microvm), and will need the alternative topology
> > description method proposed here. In addition, since the process to get
> > a new ACPI table will take a long time, this provides a boot method even
> > to ACPI-based platforms, if only temporarily for testing and
> > development.
> > 
> > v3:
> > * Add patch 1 that moves virtio-iommu to a subfolder.
> > * Split the rest:
> >   * Patch 2 adds topology-helper.c, which will be shared with the ACPI
> >     support.
> >   * Patch 4 adds definitions.
> >   * Patch 5 adds parser in topology.c.
> > * Address other comments.
> > 
> > Linux and QEMU patches available at:
> > https://jpbrucker.net/git/linux virtio-iommu/devel
> > https://jpbrucker.net/git/qemu virtio-iommu/devel
> 
> I'm parking this work again, until we make progress on the ACPI table, or
> until a platform without ACPI and DT needs it. Until then, I've pushed v4
> to my virtio-iommu/topo branch and will keep it rebased on master.
> 
> Thanks,
> Jean

I think you guys need to work on virtio spec too, not too much left to
do there ...

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