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Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH v2 4/6] s390x/pci: Introduce unplug requests and

From: Cornelia Huck
Subject: Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH v2 4/6] s390x/pci: Introduce unplug requests and split unplug handler
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2019 11:38:45 +0100

On Wed, 30 Jan 2019 16:57:31 +0100
David Hildenbrand <address@hidden> wrote:

> PCI on s390x is really weird and how it was modeled in QEMU might not have
> been the right choice. Anyhow, right now it is the case that:
> - Hotplugging a PCI device will silently create a zPCI device
>   (if none is provided)
> - Hotunplugging a zPCI device will unplug the PCI device (if any)
> - Hotunplugging a PCI device will unplug also the zPCI device
> As far as I can see, we can no longer change this behavior. But we
> should fix it.
> Both device types are handled via a single hotplug handler call. This
> is problematic for various reasons:
> 1. Unplugging via the zPCI device allows to unplug devices that are not
>    hot removable. (check performed in qdev_unplug()) - bad.
> 2. Hotplug handler chains are not possible for the unplug case. In the
>    future, the machine might want to override hotplug handlers, to
>    process device specific stuff and to then branch off to the actual
>    hotplug handler. We need separate hotplug handler calls for both the
>    PCI and zPCI device to make this work reliably. All other PCI
>    implementations are already prepared to handle this correctly, only
>    s390x is missing.
> Therefore, introduce the unplug_request handler and properly perform
> unplug checks by redirecting to the separate unplug_request handlers.
> When finally unplugging, perform two separate hotplug_handler_unplug()
> calls, first for the PCI device, followed by the zPCI device. This now
> nicely splits unplugging paths for both devices.
> The redirect part is a little hairy, as the user is allowed to trigger
> unplug either via the PCI or the zPCI device. So redirect always to the
> PCI unplug request handler first and remember if that check has been
> performed in the zPCI device. Redirect then to the zPCI device unplug
> request handler to perform the magic. Remembering that we already
> checked the PCI device breaks the redirect loop.
> Signed-off-by: David Hildenbrand <address@hidden>
> ---
>  hw/s390x/s390-pci-bus.c | 166 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------------
>  hw/s390x/s390-pci-bus.h |   1 +
>  2 files changed, 113 insertions(+), 54 deletions(-)

Thanks, applied.

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