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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 06/10] KVM: arm/arm64: vgic-its: Always attempt to save/restore device and collection tables
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Hi Andre,

On 06/10/2017 16:38, Andre Przywara wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 27/09/17 14:28, Eric Auger wrote:
>> In case the device table save fails, we currently do not
>> attempt to save the collection table. However it may
>> happen that the device table fails because the structures
>> in memory are inconsistent with device GITS_BASER however
>> this does not mean collection backup can't be performed and
>> wouldn't succeed. Same on restore path. Without this patch,
>> after a reset and in case the device table fails in case of
>> L1 entry not valid, the guest gets stuck on restore.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Eric Auger <eric.auger@redhat.com>
>>
>> ---
>>
>> candidate to be CC'ed stable
>> ---
>> virt/kvm/arm/vgic/vgic-its.c | 11 +++--------
>> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/virt/kvm/arm/vgic/vgic-its.c b/virt/kvm/arm/vgic/vgic-its.c
>> index 720552c..9e6b556 100644
>> --- a/virt/kvm/arm/vgic/vgic-its.c
>> +++ b/virt/kvm/arm/vgic/vgic-its.c
>> @@ -2304,12 +2304,9 @@ static int vgic_its_save_tables_v0(struct vgic_its *its)
>> }
>>
>> ret = vgic_its_save_device_tables(its);
>> - if (ret)
>> - goto out;
>>
>> - ret = vgic_its_save_collection_table(its);
>> + ret |= vgic_its_save_collection_table(its);
>>
>> -out:
>> unlock_all_vcpus(kvm);
>> mutex_unlock(&its->its_lock);
>> mutex_unlock(&kvm->lock);
>> @@ -2336,11 +2333,9 @@ static int vgic_its_restore_tables_v0(struct vgic_its *its)
>> }
>>
>> ret = vgic_its_restore_collection_table(its);
>
> While the save functions above and this _v0 function here all use the
> standard C return semantics (==0 on success, failure otherwise),
> vgic_its_restore_collection_table() and the function call below can
> return 1 if successful, AFAICS. I don't think this handled correctly here?
After 01/10, vgic_its_restore_device_tables() can't return +1 anymore.
However you're right vgic_its_restore_collection_table can restore + 1
if the collection table is completely filled and this is wrong. I will
fix that.

Thanks

Eric
>
> Cheers,
> Andre.
>
>> - if (ret)
>> - goto out;
>>
>> - ret = vgic_its_restore_device_tables(its);
>> -out:
>> + ret |= vgic_its_restore_device_tables(its);
>> +
>> unlock_all_vcpus(kvm);
>> mutex_unlock(&its->its_lock);
>> mutex_unlock(&kvm->lock);
>>

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