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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 17/26] KVM: arm/arm64: GICv4: Handle INVALL applied to a vPE
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On 10/11/17 08:41, Christoffer Dall wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 07, 2017 at 10:23:25PM +0100, Auger Eric wrote:
>> Hi Marc,
>>
>> On 27/10/2017 16:28, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>>> Since when updating the properties one LPI at a time, there is no
>> Since we update the properties one LPI at a time, ... ?
>>> need to perform an INV each time we read one. Instead, we rely
>>> on the final VINVALL that gets sent to the ITS to do the work.
>> The commit message is not crystal clear for me.
>>
>> I understand in case of vgic_its_cmd_handle_invall you want to avoid
>> doing an invalidation for each physical irq but rather do an
>> its_invall_vpe at the end. So you add a new @needs_inv arg to
>> update_lpi_config to tell whether the invalidation should be done or not.
>
> I've reworded it to:
>
> There is no need to perform an INV for each interrupt when updating
> multiple interrupts. Instead, we can rely on the final VINVALL that
> gets sent to the ITS to do the work for all of them.
>
>
> Shout quickly if you have any objections.

Works for me.

Thanks,

M.
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