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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/10] KVM: x86: Interrupt-based mechanism for async_pf 'page present' notifications
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On 25/05/20 16:41, Vitaly Kuznetsov wrote:
> Concerns were expressed around (ab)using #PF for KVM's async_pf mechanism,
> it seems that re-using #PF exception for a PV mechanism wasn't a great
> idea after all. The Grand Plan is to switch to using e.g. #VE for 'page
> not present' events and normal APIC interrupts for 'page ready' events.
> This series does the later.
>
> Changes since v1:
> - struct kvm_vcpu_pv_apf_data's fields renamed to 'flags' and 'token',
> comments added [Vivek Goyal]
> - 'type1/2' names for APF events dropped from everywhere [Vivek Goyal]
> - kvm_arch_can_inject_async_page_present() renamed to
> kvm_arch_can_dequeue_async_page_present [Vivek Goyal]
> - 'KVM: x86: deprecate KVM_ASYNC_PF_SEND_ALWAYS' patch added.
>
> v1: https://lore.kernel.org/kvm/20200511164752.2158645-1-vkuznets@redhat.com/
> QEMU patches for testing: https://github.com/vittyvk/qemu.git (async_pf2_v2 branch)

I'll do another round of review and queue patches 1-7; 8-9 will be
queued later and separately due to the conflicts with the interrupt
entry rework, but it's my job and you don't need to do anything else.

Thanks,

Paolo

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