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Date:   Thu, 25 Feb 2021 21:39:42 -0800
From:   Dongli Zhang <dongli.zhang@...cle.com>
To:     Sean Christopherson <seanjc@...gle.com>
Cc:     x86@...nel.org, kvm@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        pbonzini@...hat.com, vkuznets@...hat.com, wanpengli@...cent.com,
        jmattson@...gle.com, joro@...tes.org, tglx@...utronix.de,
        mingo@...hat.com, bp@...en8.de, hpa@...or.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] KVM: x86: remove incorrect comment on
 active_mmu_pages



On 2/25/21 4:44 PM, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 23, 2021, Dongli Zhang wrote:
>> The 'mmu_page_hash' is used as hash table while 'active_mmu_pages' is a
>> list. This patch removes the incorrect comment on active_mmu_pages.
> 
> Maybe change the last sentence to "Remove the misplaced comment, it's mostly
> stating the obvious anyways."  It's more misplaced than flat out incorrect, e.g.
> the alternative would be to hoist the comment above mmu_page_hash.  I like
> removing it though, IMO mmu_page_hash is the most obvious name out of the
> various structures that track shadow pages.

Thank you very much!

I will change the last sentence and send v2 with your Reviewed-by.

Dongli Zhang

> 
> With that tweak:
> 
> Reviewed-by: Sean Christopherson <seanjc@...gle.com>
> 
> 
>> Signed-off-by: Dongli Zhang <dongli.zhang@...cle.com>
>> ---
>>  arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h | 3 ---
>>  1 file changed, 3 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h
>> index 84499aad01a4..318242512407 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h
>> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h
>> @@ -937,9 +937,6 @@ struct kvm_arch {
>>  	unsigned int indirect_shadow_pages;
>>  	u8 mmu_valid_gen;
>>  	struct hlist_head mmu_page_hash[KVM_NUM_MMU_PAGES];
>> -	/*
>> -	 * Hash table of struct kvm_mmu_page.
>> -	 */
>>  	struct list_head active_mmu_pages;
>>  	struct list_head zapped_obsolete_pages;
>>  	struct list_head lpage_disallowed_mmu_pages;
>> -- 
>> 2.17.1
>>

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