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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86/kvm/vmx: Don't halt vcpu when L1 is injecting events to L2
On Thu, Feb 08, 2018 at 04:09:36AM -0800, Liran Alon wrote:
>
>----- pbonzini@redhat.com wrote:
>
>> On 08/02/2018 06:13, Chao Gao wrote:
>> > Although L2 is in halt state, it will be in the active state after
>> > VM entry if the VM entry is vectoring. Halting the vcpu here means
>> > the event won't be injected to L2 and this decision isn't reported
>> > to L1. Thus L0 drops an event that should be injected to L2.
>> >
>> > Because virtual interrupt delivery may wake L2 vcpu, if VID is
>> enabled,
>> > do the same thing -- don't halt L2.
>>
>> This second part seems wrong to me, or at least overly general.
>> Perhaps
>> you mean if RVI>0?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Paolo
>
>I would first recommend to split this commit.
>The first commit should handle only the case of vectoring VM entry.
>It should also specify in commit message it is based on Intel SDM 26.6.2 Activity State:
>("If the VM entry is vectoring, the logical processor is in the active state after VM entry.")
>That part in code seems correct to me.
>
>The second commit seems wrong to me as-well.
>(I would also mention here it is based on Intel SDM 26.6.5
>Interrupt-Window Exiting and Virtual-Interrupt Delivery:
>"These events wake the logical processor if it just entered the HLT state because of a VM entry")
>
>Paolo, I think that your suggestion is not sufficient as well.
>Consider the case that APIC's TPR blocks interrupt specified in RVI.
>
>I think that we should just remove the check for VID from commit,
>and instead fix another bug which I describe below.
>
>If lapic_in_kernel()==false, then APICv is not active and VID is not exposed to L1
>(In current KVM code. Jim already criticize that this is wrong.).
>
>Otherwise, kvm_vcpu_halt() will change mp_state to KVM_MP_STATE_HALTED.
>Eventually, vcpu_run() will call vcpu_block() which will reach kvm_vcpu_has_events().
>That function is responsible for checking if there is any pending interrupts.
>Including, pending interrupts as a result of VID enabled and RVI>0

The difference between checking VID and RVI here and in vcpu_run() is
"nested_run_pending" is set for the former. Would it cause any problem
if we don't set it?

Thanks
Chao

>(While also taking into account the APIC's TPR).
>The logic that checks for pending interrupts is kvm_cpu_has_interrupt()
>which eventually reach apic_has_interrupt_for_ppr().
>If APICv is enabled, apic_has_interrupt_for_ppr() will call vmx_sync_pir_to_irr()
>which calls vmx_hwapic_irr_update().
>
>However, max_irr returned to apic_has_interrupt_for_ppr() does not consider the interrupt
>pending in RVI. Which I think is the real bug to fix here.
>In the non-nested case, RVI can never be larger than max_irr because that is how L0 KVM manages RVI.
>However, in the nested case, L1 can set RVI in VMCS arbitrary
>(we just copy GUEST_INTR_STATUS from vmcs01 into vmcs02).
>
>A possible patch to fix this is to change vmx_hwapic_irr_update() such that
>if is_guest_mode(vcpu)==true, we should return max(max_irr, rvi) and return
>that value into apic_has_interrupt_for_ppr().
>Need to verify that it doesn't break other flows but I think it makes sense.
>What do you think?
>
>Regards,
>-Liran
>
>>
>> > Signed-off-by: Chao Gao <chao.gao@intel.com>
>> > ---
>> > arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c | 10 ++++++++--
>> > 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>> >
>> > diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c
>> > index bb5b488..e1fe4e4 100644
>> > --- a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c
>> > +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c
>> > @@ -10985,8 +10985,14 @@ static int nested_vmx_run(struct kvm_vcpu
>> *vcpu, bool launch)
>> > if (ret)
>> > return ret;
>> >
>> > - if (vmcs12->guest_activity_state == GUEST_ACTIVITY_HLT)
>> > - return kvm_vcpu_halt(vcpu);
>> > + if (vmcs12->guest_activity_state == GUEST_ACTIVITY_HLT) {
>> > + u32 intr_info = vmcs_read32(VM_ENTRY_INTR_INFO_FIELD);
>> > + u32 exec_control = vmcs_read32(SECONDARY_VM_EXEC_CONTROL);
>> > +
>> > + if (!(intr_info & VECTORING_INFO_VALID_MASK) &&
>> > + !(exec_control & SECONDARY_EXEC_VIRTUAL_INTR_DELIVERY))
>> > + return kvm_vcpu_halt(vcpu);
>> > + }
>>
>> > vmx->nested.nested_run_pending = 1;
>> >
>> >

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