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SubjectRe: [KVM PATCH v9 0/5] irqfd fixes and enhancements
On Sun, Jul 05, 2009 at 01:16:24PM +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 05, 2009 at 12:28:30PM +0300, Avi Kivity wrote:
> > On 07/02/2009 06:50 PM, Avi Kivity wrote:
> >> On 07/02/2009 06:37 PM, Gregory Haskins wrote:
> >>> (Applies to kvm.git/master:1f9050fd)
> >>>
> >>> The following is the latest attempt to fix the races in
> >>> irqfd/eventfd, as
> >>> well as restore DEASSIGN support. For more details, please read the
> >>> patch
> >>> headers.
> >>>
> >>> As always, this series has been tested against the kvm-eventfd unit test
> >>> and everything appears to be functioning properly. You can download this
> >>> test here:
> >>
> >> Applied, thanks.
> >>
> >
> > ... and unapplied. There's a refcounting mismatch in irqfd_cleanup: a
> > reference is taken for each irqfd, but dropped for each guest. This
> > causes an oops if a guest with no irqfds is created and destroyed:
>
> Ugh, apparently this logic has been changed between I acked v7 of the
> patches and between Avi applied v9. Will have to find the time to redo
> the review - or maybe just go back to v7? Is on-demand wq creation
> really that important?

Avi, is it true that just reverting the last patch in series,
c9a2686e39e9095772ec6453f89c417a8e166f11, fixes the issue?

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MST


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