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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC V2 3/5] kvm hypervisor : Add two hypercalls to support pv-ticketlock
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On Mon, 2011-10-24 at 00:35 +0530, Raghavendra K T wrote:
> Add two hypercalls to KVM hypervisor to support pv-ticketlocks.
>
> KVM_HC_WAIT_FOR_KICK blocks the calling vcpu until another vcpu kicks it or it
> is woken up because of an event like interrupt.
>
> KVM_HC_KICK_CPU allows the calling vcpu to kick another vcpu.
>
> The presence of these hypercalls is indicated to guest via
> KVM_FEATURE_WAIT_FOR_KICK/KVM_CAP_WAIT_FOR_KICK.
>
> Qemu needs a corresponding patch to pass up the presence of this feature to
> guest via cpuid. Patch to qemu will be sent separately.
>
> There is no Xen/KVM hypercall interface to await kick from.
>
> Signed-off-by: Srivatsa Vaddagiri <vatsa@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Suzuki Poulose <suzuki@in.ibm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Raghavendra K T <raghavendra.kt@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> ---
> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_para.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_para.h
> index 734c376..2874c19 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_para.h
> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_para.h
> @@ -16,12 +16,14 @@
> #define KVM_FEATURE_CLOCKSOURCE 0
> #define KVM_FEATURE_NOP_IO_DELAY 1
> #define KVM_FEATURE_MMU_OP 2
> +
> /* This indicates that the new set of kvmclock msrs
> * are available. The use of 0x11 and 0x12 is deprecated
> */
> #define KVM_FEATURE_CLOCKSOURCE2 3
> #define KVM_FEATURE_ASYNC_PF 4
> #define KVM_FEATURE_STEAL_TIME 5
> +#define KVM_FEATURE_WAIT_FOR_KICK 6
>
> /* The last 8 bits are used to indicate how to interpret the flags field
> * in pvclock structure. If no bits are set, all flags are ignored.
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/x86.c b/arch/x86/kvm/x86.c
> index 84a28ea..b43fd18 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/x86.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/x86.c
> @@ -2077,6 +2077,7 @@ int kvm_dev_ioctl_check_extension(long ext)
> case KVM_CAP_XSAVE:
> case KVM_CAP_ASYNC_PF:
> case KVM_CAP_GET_TSC_KHZ:
> + case KVM_CAP_WAIT_FOR_KICK:
> r = 1;
> break;
> case KVM_CAP_COALESCED_MMIO:
> @@ -2548,7 +2549,8 @@ static void do_cpuid_ent(struct kvm_cpuid_entry2 *entry, u32 function,
> (1 << KVM_FEATURE_NOP_IO_DELAY) |
> (1 << KVM_FEATURE_CLOCKSOURCE2) |
> (1 << KVM_FEATURE_ASYNC_PF) |
> - (1 << KVM_FEATURE_CLOCKSOURCE_STABLE_BIT);
> + (1 << KVM_FEATURE_CLOCKSOURCE_STABLE_BIT) |
> + (1 << KVM_FEATURE_WAIT_FOR_KICK);
>
> if (sched_info_on())
> entry->eax |= (1 << KVM_FEATURE_STEAL_TIME);
> @@ -5231,6 +5233,61 @@ int kvm_hv_hypercall(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
> return 1;
> }
>
> +/*
> + * kvm_pv_wait_for_kick_op : Block until kicked by either a KVM_HC_KICK_CPU
> + * hypercall or a event like interrupt.
> + *
> + * @vcpu : vcpu which is blocking.
> + */
> +static void kvm_pv_wait_for_kick_op(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
> +{
> + DEFINE_WAIT(wait);
> +
> + /*
> + * Blocking on vcpu->wq allows us to wake up sooner if required to
> + * service pending events (like interrupts).
> + *
> + * Also set state to TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE before checking vcpu->kicked to
> + * avoid racing with kvm_pv_kick_cpu_op().
> + */
> + prepare_to_wait(&vcpu->wq, &wait, TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE);
> +
> + /*
> + * Somebody has already tried kicking us. Acknowledge that
> + * and terminate the wait.
> + */
> + if (vcpu->kicked) {
> + vcpu->kicked = 0;
> + goto end_wait;
> + }
> +
> + /* Let's wait for either KVM_HC_KICK_CPU or someother event
> + * to wake us up.
> + */
> +
> + srcu_read_unlock(&vcpu->kvm->srcu, vcpu->srcu_idx);
> + schedule();
> + vcpu->srcu_idx = srcu_read_lock(&vcpu->kvm->srcu);
> +
> +end_wait:
> + finish_wait(&vcpu->wq, &wait);
> +}
> +
> +/*
> + * kvm_pv_kick_cpu_op: Kick a vcpu.
> + *
> + * @cpu - vcpu to be kicked.
> + */
> +static void kvm_pv_kick_cpu_op(struct kvm *kvm, int cpu)
> +{
> + struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu = kvm_get_vcpu(kvm, cpu);
> +
> + if (vcpu) {
> + vcpu->kicked = 1;

I'm not sure about it, but maybe we want a memory barrier over here?

> + wake_up_interruptible(&vcpu->wq);
> + }
> +}
--

Sasha.



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