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Subject[PATCH] x86: Hyper-V: register clocksource only if its advertised
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Enable hyperv_clocksource only if its advertised as a feature.
XenServer 6 returns the signature which is checked in
ms_hyperv_platform(), but it does not offer all features. Currently the
clocksource is enabled unconditionally in ms_hyperv_init_platform(), and
the result is a hanging guest.

Hyper-V spec Bit 1 indicates the availability of Partition Reference
Counter. Register the clocksource only if this bit is set.

The guest in question prints this in dmesg:
[ 0.000000] Hypervisor detected: Microsoft HyperV
[ 0.000000] HyperV: features 0x70, hints 0x0

This bug can be reproduced easily be setting 'viridian=1' in a HVM domU
.cfg file. A workaround without this patch is to boot the HVM guest with
'clocksource=jiffies'.

Signed-off-by: Olaf Hering <olaf@aepfle.de>
Cc: stable@kernel.org
Cc: KY Srinivasan <kys@microsoft.com>
Cc: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
---
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mshyperv.c | 3 ++-
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mshyperv.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mshyperv.c
index 0a630dd..646d192 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mshyperv.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mshyperv.c
@@ -68,7 +68,8 @@ static void __init ms_hyperv_init_platform(void)
printk(KERN_INFO "HyperV: features 0x%x, hints 0x%x\n",
ms_hyperv.features, ms_hyperv.hints);

- clocksource_register_hz(&hyperv_cs, NSEC_PER_SEC/100);
+ if (ms_hyperv.features & HV_X64_MSR_TIME_REF_COUNT_AVAILABLE)
+ clocksource_register_hz(&hyperv_cs, NSEC_PER_SEC/100);
}

const __refconst struct hypervisor_x86 x86_hyper_ms_hyperv = {
--
1.8.1.1


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