On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 11:04:30AM +0000, Jean-Philippe Brucker wrote:
> On 21/02/18 20:12, kbuild test robot wrote:
> [...]
> > config: arm64-allmodconfig (attached as .config)
> [...]
> >    aarch64-linux-gnu-ld: arch/arm64/kernel/head.o: relocation 
> > R_AARCH64_ABS32 against `_kernel_offset_le_lo32' can not be used when 
> > making a shared object
> >    arch/arm64/kernel/head.o: In function `kimage_vaddr':
> >    (.idmap.text+0x0): dangerous relocation: unsupported relocation
> 
> Is this related?
> 
> >    arch/arm64/kernel/head.o: In function `__primary_switch':
> >    (.idmap.text+0x340): dangerous relocation: unsupported relocation
> >    (.idmap.text+0x348): dangerous relocation: unsupported relocation
> >    drivers/iommu/virtio-iommu.o: In function `viommu_probe':
> >    virtio-iommu.c:(.text+0xbdc): undefined reference to 
> > `virtio_check_driver_offered_feature'
> >    virtio-iommu.c:(.text+0xcfc): undefined reference to 
> > `virtio_check_driver_offered_feature'
> >    virtio-iommu.c:(.text+0xe10): undefined reference to 
> > `virtio_check_driver_offered_feature'
> >    drivers/iommu/virtio-iommu.o: In function `viommu_send_reqs_sync':
> >    virtio-iommu.c:(.text+0x130c): undefined reference to `virtqueue_add_sgs'
> >    virtio-iommu.c:(.text+0x1398): undefined reference to `virtqueue_kick'
> >    virtio-iommu.c:(.text+0x14d4): undefined reference to `virtqueue_get_buf'
> >    drivers/iommu/virtio-iommu.o: In function `virtio_iommu_drv_init':
> >    virtio-iommu.c:(.init.text+0x1c): undefined reference to 
> > `register_virtio_driver'
> >    drivers/iommu/virtio-iommu.o: In function `virtio_iommu_drv_exit':
> >>> virtio-iommu.c:(.exit.text+0x14): undefined reference to 
> >>> `unregister_virtio_driver'
> 
> Right. At the moment CONFIG_VIRTIO_IOMMU is a bool instead of tristate,
> because the IOMMU subsystem isn't entirely ready to have IOMMU drivers
> built as modules. In addition to exporting symbols it would also needs to
> hold off probing endpoints behind the IOMMU until the IOMMU driver is
> loaded. At the moment (I think) it gives up once userspace is reached (see
> of_iommu_driver_present).
> 
> The above report is due to VIRTIO=m and VIRTIO_IOMMU=y. To solve it we could:
> 
> a) Allow VIRTIO_IOMMU to be built as module by exporting a dozen IOMMU
> symbols. It would be a lie. The driver wouldn't be usable because of the
> probe issue discussed above, but it would build.
> 
> b) Actually make any IOMMU driver work as module. Whilst it would
> certainly be a nice feature, it's a bigger problem and I don't think it
> has its place in this series.
> 
> c) Make VIRTIO_IOMMU depend on VIRTIO_MMIO=y instead of VIRTIO_MMIO, which
> I think is the sanest for now (and does work), even though distro kernels
> probably all have VIRTIO=m.
> 
> I prefer doing c) now and experiment with b) once I got some time.
> 
> Thanks,
> Jean

It kind of means it's a toy for now though. So fine as long
as it's out of tree.

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