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SubjectRe: [RFC 25/55] KVM: arm/arm64: Let vcpu thread modify its own active state
On Mon, Jan 09, 2017 at 01:24:21AM -0500, Jintack Lim wrote:
> Currently, if a vcpu thread tries to change its own active state when
> the irq is already in AP list, it'll loop forever. Since the VCPU thread
> has already synced back LR state to the struct vgic_irq, let it modify
> its own state safely.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jintack Lim <jintack@cs.columbia.edu>
> ---
> virt/kvm/arm/vgic/vgic-mmio.c | 5 +++--
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/virt/kvm/arm/vgic/vgic-mmio.c b/virt/kvm/arm/vgic/vgic-mmio.c
> index ebe1b9f..049c570 100644
> --- a/virt/kvm/arm/vgic/vgic-mmio.c
> +++ b/virt/kvm/arm/vgic/vgic-mmio.c
> @@ -192,9 +192,9 @@ static void vgic_mmio_change_active(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, struct vgic_irq *irq,
> * If this virtual IRQ was written into a list register, we
> * have to make sure the CPU that runs the VCPU thread has
> * synced back LR state to the struct vgic_irq. We can only
> - * know this for sure, when either this irq is not assigned to
> + * know this for sure, when this irq is not assigned to
> * anyone's AP list anymore, or the VCPU thread is not
> - * running on any CPUs.
> + * running on any CPUs, or current thread is the VCPU thread.
> *
> * In the opposite case, we know the VCPU thread may be on its
> * way back from the guest and still has to sync back this
> @@ -202,6 +202,7 @@ static void vgic_mmio_change_active(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, struct vgic_irq *irq,
> * other thread sync back the IRQ.
> */
> while (irq->vcpu && /* IRQ may have state in an LR somewhere */
> + irq->vcpu != vcpu && /* Current thread is not the VCPU thread */
> irq->vcpu->cpu != -1) /* VCPU thread is running */
> cond_resched_lock(&irq->irq_lock);
>
> --
> 1.9.1
>
>

This seems to be an independent fix, so please send it outside of this
series as an individual patch.

Thanks,
-Christoffer

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