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From: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
To: Jonathan Cameron <Jonathan.Cameron@huawei.com>
Cc: Ben Widawsky <ben.widawsky@intel.com>,
	linux-cxl@vger.kernel.org,
	Chet Douglas <chet.r.douglas@intel.com>,
	Alison Schofield <alison.schofield@intel.com>,
	Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>,
	Vishal Verma <vishal.l.verma@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v2 15/28] cxl/core: Introduce API to scan switch ports
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2021 13:03:44 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAPcyv4goFku6+GD=MTnzFNUy6Y0-L-4nNwO2_26Y+jr2bBqFZQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20211110181055.00005779@Huawei.com>

On Wed, Nov 10, 2021 at 10:11 AM Jonathan Cameron
<Jonathan.Cameron@huawei.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, 10 Nov 2021 09:49:23 -0800
> Ben Widawsky <ben.widawsky@intel.com> wrote:
>
> > On 21-11-03 16:08:21, Jonathan Cameron wrote:
> > > On Fri, 22 Oct 2021 11:36:56 -0700
> > > Ben Widawsky <ben.widawsky@intel.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > The CXL drivers encapsulate the components that direct memory traffic in
> > > > an entity known as a cxl_port. Compute Express Link specifies three such
> > > > components: hostbridge (ie. a collection of root ports), switches, and
> > > > endpoints. There are currently drivers that create these ports for the
> > > > hostbridges and the endpoints (cxl_acpi and cxl_mem). The new API
> > > > introduced allows callers to initiate a scan down from the hostbridge
> > > > and create ports for switches in the CXL topology.
> > > >
> > > > The intended user of this API is for endpoint devices. An endpoint
> > > > device will need to determine if it is CXL.mem capable, which requires
> > > > all components in the path from hostbridge to the endpoint to be CXL.mem
> > > > capable. Once an endpoint device determines it's connected to a CXL
> > > > capable root port, it can call this API to fill in all the ports in
> > > > between the hostbridge and itself.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Ben Widawsky <ben.widawsky@intel.com>
> > >
> > > This is an unusual enough thing to be doing on PCI that I'd suggest
> > > making sure to cc linux-pci + Bjorn for next version of this...
> > > Shall we say, this makes me nervous and more eyes might be good :)
> > >
> > > One trivial inline.
> >
> > Makes sense, just this patch or the whole series?
>
> The nervousness was just this patch IIRC.

I would copy linux-pci on the whole thing. The parallel universe that
drivers/cxl/ needs and is attaching to PCI objects in the device tree
should at least be something PCI developers are aware of, especially
when we come back to talk about Native PCI hotplug interactions with
CXL.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-10 21:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 112+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-22 18:36 [RFC PATCH v2 00/28] CXL Region Creation / HDM decoder programming Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 01/28] cxl: Rename CXL_MEM to CXL_PCI Ben Widawsky
2021-10-29 20:15   ` Dan Williams
2021-10-29 21:20     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-10-29 21:39       ` Dan Williams
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 02/28] cxl: Move register block enumeration to core Ben Widawsky
2021-10-29 20:23   ` Dan Williams
2021-10-29 21:23     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 03/28] cxl/acpi: Map component registers for Root Ports Ben Widawsky
2021-10-29 20:28   ` Dan Williams
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 04/28] cxl: Add helper for new drivers Ben Widawsky
2021-10-29 20:30   ` Dan Williams
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 05/28] cxl/core: Convert decoder range to resource Ben Widawsky
2021-10-29 20:50   ` Dan Williams
2021-10-29 21:26     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-10-29 22:22       ` Dan Williams
2021-10-29 22:37         ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-01 14:33           ` Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 06/28] cxl: Introduce endpoint decoders Ben Widawsky
2021-10-29 21:00   ` Dan Williams
2021-10-29 22:02     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-10-29 22:25       ` Dan Williams
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 07/28] cxl/core: Move target population locking to caller Ben Widawsky
2021-10-29 23:03   ` Dan Williams
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 08/28] cxl/port: Introduce a port driver Ben Widawsky
2021-10-30  1:37   ` Dan Williams
2021-10-31 17:53     ` Dan Williams
2021-10-31 18:10       ` Dan Williams
2021-11-01 17:36         ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-01 17:53     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-01 17:54       ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-02  3:31       ` Dan Williams
2021-11-02 16:27         ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-02 17:21           ` Dan Williams
2021-11-02 16:58         ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-04 19:10           ` Dan Williams
2021-11-04 19:49             ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-04 20:04               ` Dan Williams
2021-11-04 21:25                 ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-04 16:37     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-04 19:17       ` Dan Williams
2021-11-04 19:46         ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-04 20:00           ` Dan Williams
2021-11-04 21:26             ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-03 15:18   ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 09/28] cxl/acpi: Map single port host bridge component registers Ben Widawsky
2021-10-31 18:03   ` Dan Williams
2021-11-01 17:07     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-02  2:15       ` Dan Williams
2021-11-02 16:31         ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-02 17:46           ` Dan Williams
2021-11-02 17:57             ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-02 18:10               ` Dan Williams
2021-11-02 18:27                 ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-02 18:49                   ` Dan Williams
2021-11-02 21:15                     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-02 21:34                       ` Dan Williams
2021-11-02 21:47                         ` Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 10/28] cxl/core: Store global list of root ports Ben Widawsky
2021-10-31 18:32   ` Dan Williams
2021-11-01 18:43     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-02  2:04       ` Dan Williams
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 11/28] cxl/acpi: Rescan bus at probe completion Ben Widawsky
2021-10-31 19:25   ` Dan Williams
2021-11-01 18:56     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-01 21:45       ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-02  1:56         ` Dan Williams
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 12/28] cxl/core: Store component register base for memdevs Ben Widawsky
2021-10-31 20:13   ` Dan Williams
2021-11-01 21:50     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 13/28] cxl: Flesh out register names Ben Widawsky
2021-10-31 20:18   ` Dan Williams
2021-11-01 22:00     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-02  1:53       ` Dan Williams
2021-11-03 15:53   ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-11-03 16:03     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-03 16:42       ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-11-03 17:05         ` Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 14/28] cxl: Hide devm host for ports Ben Widawsky
2021-10-31 21:14   ` Dan Williams
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 15/28] cxl/core: Introduce API to scan switch ports Ben Widawsky
2021-11-01  5:39   ` Dan Williams
2021-11-01 22:56     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-02  1:45       ` Dan Williams
2021-11-02 16:39         ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-02 20:00           ` Dan Williams
2021-11-16 16:50         ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-16 17:51           ` Dan Williams
2021-11-16 18:02             ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-03 16:08   ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-11-10 17:49     ` Ben Widawsky
2021-11-10 18:10       ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-11-10 21:03         ` Dan Williams [this message]
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 16/28] cxl: Introduce cxl_mem driver Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 17/28] cxl: Disable switch hierarchies for now Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:36 ` [RFC PATCH v2 18/28] cxl/region: Add region creation ABI Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:37 ` [RFC PATCH v2 19/28] cxl/region: Introduce concept of region configuration Ben Widawsky
2021-12-15 17:47   ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-10-22 18:37 ` [RFC PATCH v2 20/28] cxl/region: Introduce a cxl_region driver Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:37 ` [RFC PATCH v2 21/28] cxl/acpi: Handle address space allocation Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:37 ` [RFC PATCH v2 22/28] cxl/region: Address " Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:37 ` [RFC PATCH v2 23/28] cxl/region: Implement XHB verification Ben Widawsky
2022-01-06 16:55   ` Jonathan Cameron
2022-01-06 16:58     ` Ben Widawsky
2022-01-06 17:33       ` Jonathan Cameron
2022-01-06 18:10         ` Jonathan Cameron
2022-01-06 18:34           ` Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:37 ` [RFC PATCH v2 24/28] cxl/region: HB port config verification Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:37 ` [RFC PATCH v2 25/28] cxl/region: Record host bridge target list Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:37 ` [RFC PATCH v2 26/28] cxl/mem: Store the endpoint's uport Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:37 ` [RFC PATCH v2 27/28] cxl/region: Gather HDM decoder resources Ben Widawsky
2021-10-22 18:37 ` [RFC PATCH v2 28/28] cxl: Program decoders for regions Ben Widawsky

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