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Date:   Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:06:20 -0700
Cc:     "K. Y. Srinivasan" <>
Subject: [PATCH 00/10] Hyper-V: paravirtualized remote TLB flushing and hypercall improvements                                                      

From: K. Y. Srinivasan <>

Hyper-V supports hypercalls for doing local and remote TLB flushing and
gives its guests hints when using hypercall is preferred. While doing
hypercalls for local TLB flushes is probably not practical (and is not
being suggested by modern Hyper-V versions) remote TLB flush with a
hypercall brings significant improvement.

To test the series I wrote a special 'TLB trasher': on a 16 vCPU guest I
was creating 32 threads which were doing 100000 mmap/munmaps each on
big file. Here are the results:

# time ./pthread_mmap ./randfile 
real	3m33.118s
user	0m3.698s
sys	3m16.624s

# time ./pthread_mmap ./randfile 
real	2m19.920s
user	0m2.662s
sys	2m9.948s

This series brings a number of small improvements along the way: fast
hypercall implementation and using it for event signaling, rep
implementation, hyperv tracing subsystem (which only traces the newly
remote TLB flush for now).

Vitaly Kuznetsov (10):
  x86/hyper-v: include hyperv/ only when CONFIG_HYPERV is set
  x86/hyper-v: stash the max number of virtual/logical processor
  x86/hyper-v: make hv_do_hypercall() inline
  x86/hyper-v: fast hypercall implementation
  hyper-v: use fast hypercall for HVCALL_SIGNAL_EVENT
  x86/hyper-v: implement rep hypercalls
  hyper-v: globalize vp_index
  x86/hyper-v: use hypercall for remote TLB flush
  x86/hyper-v: support extended CPU ranges for TLB flush hypercalls
  tracing/hyper-v: trace hyperv_mmu_flush_tlb_others()

 MAINTAINERS                         |    1 +
 arch/x86/Kbuild                     |    2 +-
 arch/x86/hyperv/Makefile            |    2 +-
 arch/x86/hyperv/hv_init.c           |   90 +++++-------
 arch/x86/hyperv/mmu.c               |  268 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 arch/x86/include/asm/mshyperv.h     |  149 +++++++++++++++++++-
 arch/x86/include/asm/trace/hyperv.h |   38 +++++
 arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/hyperv.h  |   17 +++
 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mshyperv.c      |   13 ++-
 drivers/hv/channel_mgmt.c           |   20 +--
 drivers/hv/connection.c             |    7 +-
 drivers/hv/hv.c                     |    9 --
 drivers/hv/hyperv_vmbus.h           |   11 --
 drivers/hv/vmbus_drv.c              |   17 ---
 drivers/pci/host/pci-hyperv.c       |   10 +-
 include/linux/hyperv.h              |   17 +--
 16 files changed, 540 insertions(+), 131 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 arch/x86/hyperv/mmu.c
 create mode 100644 arch/x86/include/asm/trace/hyperv.h

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