2022-06-08 Project Stratos Meeting Notes


Jun 8, 2022


  • @Alex Bennée

  • @Leonardo Garcia

  • @Randy Linnell

  • @Mathieu Poirier

  • @Arnd Bergmann

  • Christopher Clark

  • @Vincent Guittot


 Discussion topics

  • VirtIO devices

    • AB: the wifi simulation was originally targeting UML

    • AJB: is it still a thing?

      • AB: yes, although not used in production anymore

    • AJB: exploring the use case for wifi

    • AJB: can netlink be plumbed into normal ethernet devices

    • AJB: any thoughts on on virtio-gpu

      • AB: fundamentally it’s HW specific

      • AJB: doesn’t OpenCL abstract things?

      • AB: lots of layers with trade offs

      • AB: virtio-gpu should work for a lot of the NPU abstractions

      • AB: although there are some simplere ones just matrix multipliers

    • AB: GVE

      • looks like a SR-IOV type device (much like AWS approach)

      • LG: could be SmartNIC with virtual devices

  • Action items

    • VG: still to chase up SCMI bindings


 Action items