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SubjectRe: [PATCH RESEND] KVM: x86: Expose CLDEMOTE CPU feature to guest VM
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On 04/06/2018 09:19, Liu, Jingqi wrote:
> Hi Paolo,
>
> I had changed the Signed-off-by chain.
> Could you help to review?
> Thanks.

The patch has been applied, thanks.

Paolo

> On 5/22/2018 5:01 PM, Liu, Jingqi wrote:
>
>>
>> The CLDEMOTE instruction hints to hardware that the cache line that contains
>> the linear address should be moved("demoted") from the cache(s) closest to the
>> processor core to a level more distant from the processor core. This may
>> accelerate subsequent accesses to the line by other cores in the same coherence
>> domain, especially if the line was written by the core that demotes the line.
>>
>> This patch exposes the cldemote feature to the guest.
>>
>> The release document ref below link:
>> https://software.intel.com/sites/default/files/managed/c5/15/\
>> architecture-instruction-set-extensions-programming-reference.pdf
>> This patch has a dependency on https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/4/23/928
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Jingqi Liu <jingqi.liu@intel.com>
>> ---
>> arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c | 3 ++-
>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c b/arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c index
>> 82055b9..72d8c49 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c
>> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c
>> @@ -403,7 +403,8 @@ static inline int __do_cpuid_ent(struct
>> kvm_cpuid_entry2 *entry, u32 function,
>> const u32 kvm_cpuid_7_0_ecx_x86_features =
>> F(AVX512VBMI) | F(LA57) | F(PKU) | 0 /*OSPKE*/ |
>> F(AVX512_VPOPCNTDQ) | F(UMIP) | F(AVX512_VBMI2) | F(GFNI)
>> |
>> - F(VAES) | F(VPCLMULQDQ) | F(AVX512_VNNI) |
>> F(AVX512_BITALG);
>> + F(VAES) | F(VPCLMULQDQ) | F(AVX512_VNNI) |
>> F(AVX512_BITALG) |
>> + F(CLDEMOTE);
>>
>> /* cpuid 7.0.edx*/
>> const u32 kvm_cpuid_7_0_edx_x86_features =
>> --
>> 1.8.3.1
>

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