On 2022-07-05 10:43, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 05, 2022 at 10:41:52AM -0600, Logan Gunthorpe wrote:
>> Using sysfs means we don't need all the messy callbacks from the nvme
>> driver, which is a plus. But I'm not sure how we'd get or unmap the
>> mapping of a sysfs file or avoid the anonymous inode. Seems with the
>> existing PCI resources, it uses an bin_attribute->f_mapping() callback
>> to pass back the iomem_get_mapping() mapping on file open.
>> revoke_iomem() is then used to nuke the VMAs. I don't think we can use
>> the same infrastructure here as that would add a dependency on
>> CONFIG_IO_STRICT_DEVMEM; which would be odd. And I'm not sure whether
>> there is a better way.
> Why can't we do the revoke on the actual sysfs inode?

We might be able to. I'm not sure. I'll have to figure out how to find
that inode from the p2pdma code. I haven't found an obvious interface to
do that.

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