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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] kvm: add a function to check if page is from NVDIMM pmem.
On Thu 05-07-18 21:19:30, Zhang,Yi wrote:
>
>
> On 2018年07月04日 23:25, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> > On 04/07/2018 17:30, Zhang Yi wrote:
> >> For device specific memory space, when we move these area of pfn to
> >> memory zone, we will set the page reserved flag at that time, some of
> >> these reserved for device mmio, and some of these are not, such as
> >> NVDIMM pmem.
> >>
> >> Now, we map these dev_dax or fs_dax pages to kvm for DIMM/NVDIMM
> >> backend, since these pages are reserved. the check of
> >> kvm_is_reserved_pfn() misconceives those pages as MMIO. Therefor, we
> >> introduce 2 page map types, MEMORY_DEVICE_FS_DAX/MEMORY_DEVICE_DEV_DAX,
> >> to indentify these pages are from NVDIMM pmem. and let kvm treat these
> >> as normal pages.
> >>
> >> Without this patch, Many operations will be missed due to this
> >> mistreatment to pmem pages. For example, a page may not have chance to
> >> be unpinned for KVM guest(in kvm_release_pfn_clean); not able to be
> >> marked as dirty/accessed(in kvm_set_pfn_dirty/accessed) etc.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Zhang Yi <yi.z.zhang@linux.intel.com>
> >> Signed-off-by: Zhang Yu <yu.c.zhang@linux.intel.com>
> >> ---
> >> virt/kvm/kvm_main.c | 17 +++++++++++++++--
> >> 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c b/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
> >> index afb2e6e..1365d18 100644
> >> --- a/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
> >> +++ b/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
> >> @@ -140,10 +140,23 @@ __weak void kvm_arch_mmu_notifier_invalidate_range(struct kvm *kvm,
> >> {
> >> }
> >>
> >> +static bool kvm_is_nd_pfn(kvm_pfn_t pfn)
> >> +{
> >> + struct page *page = pfn_to_page(pfn);
> >> +
> >> + return is_zone_device_page(page) &&
> >> + ((page->pgmap->type == MEMORY_DEVICE_FS_DAX) ||
> >> + (page->pgmap->type == MEMORY_DEVICE_DEV_DAX));
> >> +}
> > If the mm people agree, I'd prefer something that takes a struct page *
> > and is exported by include/linux/mm.h. Then KVM can just do something like
> >
> > struct page *page;
> > if (!pfn_valid(pfn))
> > return true;
> >
> > page = pfn_to_page(pfn);
> > return PageReserved(page) && !is_dax_page(page);
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Paolo
> Yeah, that could be much better. Thanks for your comments Paolo.
>
> Hi Kara, Do u have Any opinions/ideas to add such definition in mm?

What Paolo suggests sounds good to me.

Honza
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Jan Kara <jack@suse.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

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