On Oct 28, 2015 6:11 PM, "Benjamin Herrenschmidt" <b...@kernel.crashing.org> wrote: > > On Thu, 2015-10-29 at 09:42 +0900, David Woodhouse wrote: > > On Thu, 2015-10-29 at 09:32 +0900, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote: > > > > > On Power, I generally have 2 IOMMU windows for a device, one at the > > > bottom is remapped, and is generally used for 32-bit devices and the > > > one at the top us setup as a bypass > > > > So in the normal case of decent 64-bit devices (and not in a VM), > > they'll *already* be using the bypass region and have full access to > > all of memory, all of the time? And you have no protection against > > driver and firmware bugs causing stray DMA? > > Correct, we chose to do that for performance reasons.
Could this be mitigated using pools? I don't know if the net code would play along easily. --Andy -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe kvm" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html