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Subject[PATCH v8 5/5] x86/hyperv: Mark "hv_nopvspin" parameter obsolete
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Map "hv_nopvspin" to "nopvspin".

Signed-off-by: Zhenzhong Duan <zhenzhong.duan@oracle.com>
Reviewed-by: Michael Kelley <mikelley@microsoft.com>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: "K. Y. Srinivasan" <kys@microsoft.com>
Cc: Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@microsoft.com>
Cc: Stephen Hemminger <sthemmin@microsoft.com>
Cc: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
---
Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt | 6 +++++-
arch/x86/hyperv/hv_spinlock.c | 4 ++++
2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index 85059dd..78648bb 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -1436,6 +1436,10 @@
hv_nopvspin [X86,HYPER_V] Disables the paravirt spinlock optimizations
which allow the hypervisor to 'idle' the
guest on lock contention.
+ This parameter is obsoleted by "nopvspin"
+ parameter, which has equivalent effect for
+ HYPER_V platform.
+

keep_bootcon [KNL]
Do not unregister boot console at start. This is only
@@ -5335,7 +5339,7 @@
as generic guest with no PV drivers. Currently support
XEN HVM, KVM, HYPER_V and VMWARE guest.

- nopvspin [X86,XEN,KVM]
+ nopvspin [X86,XEN,KVM,HYPER_V]
Disables the qspinlock slow path using PV optimizations
which allow the hypervisor to 'idle' the guest on lock
contention.
diff --git a/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_spinlock.c b/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_spinlock.c
index 07f21a0..47c7d6c 100644
--- a/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_spinlock.c
+++ b/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_spinlock.c
@@ -64,6 +64,9 @@ __visible bool hv_vcpu_is_preempted(int vcpu)

void __init hv_init_spinlocks(void)
{
+ if (nopvspin)
+ hv_pvspin = false;
+
if (!hv_pvspin || !apic ||
!(ms_hyperv.hints & HV_X64_CLUSTER_IPI_RECOMMENDED) ||
!(ms_hyperv.features & HV_X64_MSR_GUEST_IDLE_AVAILABLE)) {
@@ -82,6 +85,7 @@ void __init hv_init_spinlocks(void)

static __init int hv_parse_nopvspin(char *arg)
{
+ pr_notice("\"hv_nopvspin\" is deprecated, please use \"nopvspin\" instead\n");
hv_pvspin = false;
return 0;
}
--
1.8.3.1
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