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Date:	Thu,  3 Apr 2014 17:17:46 +0200
From:	Eric Auger <>
Cc:,,, Eric Auger <>
Subject: [PATCH] ARM: KVM: Handle IPA unmapping on memory region deletion

Currently when a KVM region is removed using
kvm_vm_ioctl_set_memory_region (with memory region size equal to 0), the
corresponding intermediate physical memory is not unmapped.

This patch unmaps the region's IPA range in
kvm_arch_commit_memory_region using unmap_stage2_range.

The patch was tested on QEMU VFIO based use case where RAM memory region
creation/deletion frequently happens for IRQ handling.

- the KVM_MR_MOVE case shall request some similar addition but I cannot test
  this currently

Signed-off-by: Eric Auger <>
 arch/arm/include/asm/kvm_mmu.h | 2 ++
 arch/arm/kvm/arm.c             | 8 ++++++++
 arch/arm/kvm/mmu.c             | 2 +-
 3 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm/include/asm/kvm_mmu.h b/arch/arm/include/asm/kvm_mmu.h
index 2d122ad..a91c863 100644
--- a/arch/arm/include/asm/kvm_mmu.h
+++ b/arch/arm/include/asm/kvm_mmu.h
@@ -52,6 +52,8 @@ void kvm_free_stage2_pgd(struct kvm *kvm);
 int kvm_phys_addr_ioremap(struct kvm *kvm, phys_addr_t guest_ipa,
 			  phys_addr_t pa, unsigned long size);
+void unmap_stage2_range(struct kvm *kvm, phys_addr_t guest_ipa, u64 size);
 int kvm_handle_guest_abort(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, struct kvm_run *run);
 void kvm_mmu_free_memory_caches(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu);
diff --git a/arch/arm/kvm/arm.c b/arch/arm/kvm/arm.c
index bd18bb8..9a4bc10 100644
--- a/arch/arm/kvm/arm.c
+++ b/arch/arm/kvm/arm.c
@@ -241,6 +241,14 @@ void kvm_arch_commit_memory_region(struct kvm *kvm,
 				   const struct kvm_memory_slot *old,
 				   enum kvm_mr_change change)
+	if (change == KVM_MR_DELETE) {
+		gpa_t gpa = old->base_gfn << PAGE_SHIFT;
+		u64 size = old->npages << PAGE_SHIFT;
+		spin_lock(&kvm->mmu_lock);
+		unmap_stage2_range(kvm, gpa, size);
+		spin_unlock(&kvm->mmu_lock);
+	}
 void kvm_arch_flush_shadow_all(struct kvm *kvm)
diff --git a/arch/arm/kvm/mmu.c b/arch/arm/kvm/mmu.c
index 7789857..e8580e2 100644
--- a/arch/arm/kvm/mmu.c
+++ b/arch/arm/kvm/mmu.c
@@ -443,7 +443,7 @@ int kvm_alloc_stage2_pgd(struct kvm *kvm)
  * destroying the VM), otherwise another faulting VCPU may come in and mess
  * with things behind our backs.
-static void unmap_stage2_range(struct kvm *kvm, phys_addr_t start, u64 size)
+void unmap_stage2_range(struct kvm *kvm, phys_addr_t start, u64 size)
 	unmap_range(kvm, kvm->arch.pgd, start, size);

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