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SubjectRe: [PATCH 20/22] kvm: mmu: NX largepage recovery for TDP MMU
On Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 12:56 PM Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> On 30/09/20 20:15, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 02:23:00PM -0700, Ben Gardon wrote:
> >> +/*
> >> + * Clear non-leaf SPTEs and free the page tables they point to, if those SPTEs
> >> + * exist in order to allow execute access on a region that would otherwise be
> >> + * mapped as a large page.
> >> + */
> >> +void kvm_tdp_mmu_recover_nx_lpages(struct kvm *kvm)
> >> +{
> >> + struct kvm_mmu_page *sp;
> >> + bool flush;
> >> + int rcu_idx;
> >> + unsigned int ratio;
> >> + ulong to_zap;
> >> + u64 old_spte;
> >> +
> >> + rcu_idx = srcu_read_lock(&kvm->srcu);
> >> + spin_lock(&kvm->mmu_lock);
> >> +
> >> + ratio = READ_ONCE(nx_huge_pages_recovery_ratio);
> >> + to_zap = ratio ? DIV_ROUND_UP(kvm->stat.nx_lpage_splits, ratio) : 0;
> >
> > This is broken, and possibly related to Paolo's INIT_LIST_HEAD issue. The TDP
> > MMU never increments nx_lpage_splits, it instead has its own counter,
> > tdp_mmu_lpage_disallowed_page_count. Unless I'm missing something, to_zap is
> > guaranteed to be zero and thus this is completely untested.
>
> Except if you do shadow paging (through nested EPT) and then it bombs
> immediately. :)
>
> > I don't see any reason for a separate tdp_mmu_lpage_disallowed_page_count,
> > a single VM can't have both a legacy MMU and a TDP MMU, so it's not like there
> > will be collisions with other code incrementing nx_lpage_splits. And the TDP
> > MMU should be updating stats anyways.
>
> This is true, but having two counters is necessary (in the current
> implementation) because otherwise you zap more than the requested ratio
> of pages.
>
> The simplest solution is to add a "bool tdp_page" to struct
> kvm_mmu_page, so that you can have a single list of
> lpage_disallowed_pages and a single thread. The while loop can then
> dispatch to the right "zapper" code.

I actually did add that bool in patch 4: kvm: mmu: Allocate and free
TDP MMU roots.
I'm a little nervous about putting them in the same list, but I agree
it would definitely simplify the implementation of reclaim.

>
> Anyway this patch is completely broken, so let's kick it away to the
> next round.

Understood, sorry I didn't test this one better. I'll incorporate your
feedback and include it in the next series.

>
> Paolo
>
> >> +
> >> + while (to_zap &&
> >> + !list_empty(&kvm->arch.tdp_mmu_lpage_disallowed_pages)) {
> >> + /*
> >> + * We use a separate list instead of just using active_mmu_pages
> >> + * because the number of lpage_disallowed pages is expected to
> >> + * be relatively small compared to the total.
> >> + */
> >> + sp = list_first_entry(&kvm->arch.tdp_mmu_lpage_disallowed_pages,
> >> + struct kvm_mmu_page,
> >> + lpage_disallowed_link);
> >> +
> >> + old_spte = *sp->parent_sptep;
> >> + *sp->parent_sptep = 0;
> >> +
> >> + list_del(&sp->lpage_disallowed_link);
> >> + kvm->arch.tdp_mmu_lpage_disallowed_page_count--;
> >> +
> >> + handle_changed_spte(kvm, kvm_mmu_page_as_id(sp), sp->gfn,
> >> + old_spte, 0, sp->role.level + 1);
> >> +
> >> + flush = true;
> >> +
> >> + if (!--to_zap || need_resched() ||
> >> + spin_needbreak(&kvm->mmu_lock)) {
> >> + flush = false;
> >> + kvm_flush_remote_tlbs(kvm);
> >> + if (to_zap)
> >> + cond_resched_lock(&kvm->mmu_lock);
> >> + }
> >> + }
> >> +
> >> + if (flush)
> >> + kvm_flush_remote_tlbs(kvm);
> >> +
> >> + spin_unlock(&kvm->mmu_lock);
> >> + srcu_read_unlock(&kvm->srcu, rcu_idx);
> >> +}
> >> +
> >> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.h b/arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.h
> >> index 2ecb047211a6d..45ea2d44545db 100644
> >> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.h
> >> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.h
> >> @@ -43,4 +43,6 @@ void kvm_tdp_mmu_zap_collapsible_sptes(struct kvm *kvm,
> >>
> >> bool kvm_tdp_mmu_write_protect_gfn(struct kvm *kvm,
> >> struct kvm_memory_slot *slot, gfn_t gfn);
> >> +
> >> +void kvm_tdp_mmu_recover_nx_lpages(struct kvm *kvm);
> >> #endif /* __KVM_X86_MMU_TDP_MMU_H */
> >> --
> >> 2.28.0.709.gb0816b6eb0-goog
> >>
> >
>

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