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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1 1/2] KVM: arm64: handle single-stepping trapped instructions
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On 06/10/17 13:34, Julien Thierry wrote:
>
>
> On 06/10/17 13:27, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>> On 06/10/17 12:39, Alex Bennée wrote:
>>> If we are using guest debug to single-step the guest we need to ensure
>>> we exit after emulating the instruction. This only affects
>>> instructions completely emulated by the kernel. For userspace emulated
>>> instructions we need to exit and return to complete the emulation.
>>>
>>> We fake debug.arch.hsr to contain ESR_ELx_EC_SOFTSTP_LOW so QEMU knows
>>> it was a single-step event (and without altering the userspace ABI).
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Alex Bennée <alex.bennee@linaro.org>
>>> ---
>>> arch/arm64/kvm/handle_exit.c | 48 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------------
>>> 1 file changed, 34 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kvm/handle_exit.c b/arch/arm64/kvm/handle_exit.c
>>> index 7debb74843a0..c918d291cb58 100644
>>> --- a/arch/arm64/kvm/handle_exit.c
>>> +++ b/arch/arm64/kvm/handle_exit.c
>>> @@ -178,6 +178,39 @@ static exit_handle_fn kvm_get_exit_handler(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
>>> return arm_exit_handlers[hsr_ec];
>>> }
>>>
>>> +/*
>>> + * When handling traps we need to ensure exit the guest if we
>>> + * completely emulated the instruction while single-stepping. Stuff to
>>> + * be emulated in userspace needs to complete that first.
>>> + */
>>> +
>>> +static int handle_trap_exceptions(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, struct kvm_run *run)
>>> +{
>>> + int handled;
>>> +
>>> + /*
>>> + * See ARM ARM B1.14.1: "Hyp traps on instructions
>>> + * that fail their condition code check"
>>> + */
>>> + if (!kvm_condition_valid(vcpu)) {
>>> + kvm_skip_instr(vcpu, kvm_vcpu_trap_il_is32bit(vcpu));
>>> + handled = 1;
>>> + } else {
>>> + exit_handle_fn exit_handler;
>>> +
>>> + exit_handler = kvm_get_exit_handler(vcpu);
>>> + handled = exit_handler(vcpu, run);
>>> + }
>>> +
>>> + if (handled && (vcpu->guest_debug & KVM_GUESTDBG_SINGLESTEP)) {
>>> + handled = 0;
>>> + run->exit_reason = KVM_EXIT_DEBUG;
>>> + run->debug.arch.hsr = ESR_ELx_EC_SOFTSTP_LOW << ESR_ELx_EC_SHIFT;
>>> + }
>>
>> Doesn't this break an MMIO read? The registers haven't been updated yet,
>> and the debugger may not see the right thing...
>>
>> How about something like:
>>
>> if (handled && (vcpu->guest_debug & KVM_GUESTDBG_SINGLESTEP)) {
>> if (run->exit_reason == KVM_EXIT_MMIO)
>> kvm_handle_mmio_return(vcpu, run);
>> [...]
>> }
>>
>> Or am I missing something?
>
> If the MMIO was not handled by the kernel, exit_handler will return 0,
> so handled will be false and we won't pretend we have a debug exception
> (but will still return to userland with KVM_EXIT_MMIO).
>
> I think the second patch takes care of properly handling single step for
> userland MMIO.

Indeed, I was just confused. We do have a kvm_handle_mmio_return in the
vgic emulation, so it is all taken care off at this stage. Blimey.

Thanks,

M.
--
Jazz is not dead. It just smells funny...

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