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Date:   Thu, 10 Jun 2021 15:17:49 +0200
From:   Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>
To:     Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@...hat.com>, kvm@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Sean Christopherson <seanjc@...gle.com>,
        Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@...cent.com>,
        Jim Mattson <jmattson@...gle.com>,
        Maxim Levitsky <mlevitsk@...hat.com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/4] KVM: x86: hyper-v: Conditionally allow SynIC with
 APICv/AVIC

On 09/06/21 17:09, Vitaly Kuznetsov wrote:
> Changes since v2:
> - First two patches got merged, rebase.
> - Use 'enable_apicv = avic = ...' in PATCH1 [Paolo]
> - Collect R-b tags for PATCH2 [Sean, Max]
> - Use hv_apicv_update_work() to get out of SRCU lock [Max]
> - "KVM: x86: Check for pending interrupts when APICv is getting disabled"
>    added.
> 
> Original description:
> 
> APICV_INHIBIT_REASON_HYPERV is currently unconditionally forced upon
> SynIC activation as SynIC's AutoEOI is incompatible with APICv/AVIC. It is,
> however, possible to track whether the feature was actually used by the
> guest and only inhibit APICv/AVIC when needed.
> 
> The series can be tested with the followin hack:
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c b/arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c
> index 9a48f138832d..65a9974f80d9 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c
> @@ -147,6 +147,13 @@ void kvm_update_cpuid_runtime(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
>                                             vcpu->arch.ia32_misc_enable_msr &
>                                             MSR_IA32_MISC_ENABLE_MWAIT);
>          }
> +
> +       /* Dirty hack: force HV_DEPRECATING_AEOI_RECOMMENDED. Not to be merged! */
> +       best = kvm_find_cpuid_entry(vcpu, HYPERV_CPUID_ENLIGHTMENT_INFO, 0);
> +       if (best) {
> +               best->eax &= ~HV_X64_APIC_ACCESS_RECOMMENDED;
> +               best->eax |= HV_DEPRECATING_AEOI_RECOMMENDED;
> +       }
>   }
>   EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(kvm_update_cpuid_runtime);
>   
> Vitaly Kuznetsov (4):
>    KVM: x86: Use common 'enable_apicv' variable for both APICv and AVIC
>    KVM: x86: Drop vendor specific functions for APICv/AVIC enablement
>    KVM: x86: Check for pending interrupts when APICv is getting disabled
>    KVM: x86: hyper-v: Deactivate APICv only when AutoEOI feature is in
>      use
> 
>   arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h |  9 +++++-
>   arch/x86/kvm/hyperv.c           | 51 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
>   arch/x86/kvm/svm/avic.c         | 14 ++++-----
>   arch/x86/kvm/svm/svm.c          | 22 ++++++++------
>   arch/x86/kvm/svm/svm.h          |  2 --
>   arch/x86/kvm/vmx/capabilities.h |  1 -
>   arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c          |  2 --
>   arch/x86/kvm/x86.c              | 18 ++++++++++--
>   8 files changed, 86 insertions(+), 33 deletions(-)
> 

Queued, thanks.

Paolo

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