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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC v1 08/18] x86/hyperv: handling hypercall page setup for root
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Wei Liu <wei.liu@kernel.org> writes:

> On Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 12:32:29PM +0200, Vitaly Kuznetsov wrote:
>> Wei Liu <wei.liu@kernel.org> writes:
>>
>> > When Linux is running as the root partition, the hypercall page will
>> > have already been setup by Hyper-V. Copy the content over to the
>> > allocated page.
>>
>> And we can't setup a new hypercall page by writing something different
>> to HV_X64_MSR_HYPERCALL, right?
>>
>
> My understanding is that we can't, but Sunil can maybe correct me.
>
>> >
>> > The suspend, resume and cleanup paths remain untouched because they are
>> > not supported in this setup yet.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Lillian Grassin-Drake <ligrassi@microsoft.com>
>> > Signed-off-by: Sunil Muthuswamy <sunilmut@microsoft.com>
>> > Signed-off-by: Nuno Das Neves <nudasnev@microsoft.com>
>> > Co-Developed-by: Lillian Grassin-Drake <ligrassi@microsoft.com>
>> > Co-Developed-by: Sunil Muthuswamy <sunilmut@microsoft.com>
>> > Co-Developed-by: Nuno Das Neves <nudasnev@microsoft.com>
>> > Signed-off-by: Wei Liu <wei.liu@kernel.org>
>> > ---
>> > arch/x86/hyperv/hv_init.c | 26 ++++++++++++++++++++++++--
>> > 1 file changed, 24 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>> >
>> > diff --git a/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_init.c b/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_init.c
>> > index 0eec1ed32023..26233aebc86c 100644
>> > --- a/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_init.c
>> > +++ b/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_init.c
>> > @@ -25,6 +25,7 @@
>> > #include <linux/cpuhotplug.h>
>> > #include <linux/syscore_ops.h>
>> > #include <clocksource/hyperv_timer.h>
>> > +#include <linux/highmem.h>
>> >
>> > /* Is Linux running as the root partition? */
>> > bool hv_root_partition;
>> > @@ -448,8 +449,29 @@ void __init hyperv_init(void)
>> >
>> > rdmsrl(HV_X64_MSR_HYPERCALL, hypercall_msr.as_uint64);
>> > hypercall_msr.enable = 1;
>> > - hypercall_msr.guest_physical_address = vmalloc_to_pfn(hv_hypercall_pg);
>> > - wrmsrl(HV_X64_MSR_HYPERCALL, hypercall_msr.as_uint64);
>> > +
>> > + if (hv_root_partition) {
>> > + struct page *pg;
>> > + void *src, *dst;
>> > +
>> > + /*
>> > + * Order is important here. We must enable the hypercall page
>> > + * so it is populated with code, then copy the code to an
>> > + * executable page.
>> > + */
>> > + wrmsrl(HV_X64_MSR_HYPERCALL, hypercall_msr.as_uint64);
>> > +
>> > + pg = vmalloc_to_page(hv_hypercall_pg);
>> > + dst = kmap(pg);
>> > + src = memremap(hypercall_msr.guest_physical_address << PAGE_SHIFT, PAGE_SIZE,
>> > + MEMREMAP_WB);
>>
>> memremap() can fail...
>
> And we don't care here, if it fails, we would rather it panic or oops.
>
> I was relying on the fact that copying from / to a NULL pointer will
> cause the kernel to crash. But of course it wouldn't hurt to explicitly
> panic here.
>
>>
>> > + memcpy(dst, src, PAGE_SIZE);
>> > + memunmap(src);
>> > + kunmap(pg);
>> > + } else {
>> > + hypercall_msr.guest_physical_address = vmalloc_to_pfn(hv_hypercall_pg);
>> > + wrmsrl(HV_X64_MSR_HYPERCALL, hypercall_msr.as_uint64);
>> > + }
>>
>> Why can't we do wrmsrl() for both cases here?
>>
>
> Because the hypercall page has already been set up when Linux is the
> root.

But you already do wrmsrl(HV_X64_MSR_HYPERCALL, hypercall_msr.as_uint64)
in 'if (hv_root_partition)' case above, that's why I asked.

>
> I could've tried writing to the MSR again, but because the behaviour
> here is not documented and subject to change so I didn't bother trying.
>
> Wei.
>
>> >
>> > /*
>> > * Ignore any errors in setting up stimer clockevents
>>
>> --
>> Vitaly
>>
>

--
Vitaly

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