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Date:   Tue, 10 Aug 2021 23:52:35 +0300
From:   Maxim Levitsky <>
Cc:     Jim Mattson <>,,
        Wanpeng Li <>,
        Borislav Petkov <>, Joerg Roedel <>,
        Suravee Suthikulpanit <>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <>,
        Paolo Bonzini <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>,
        Vitaly Kuznetsov <>,
        Sean Christopherson <>, (maintainer:X86 ARCHITECTURE (32-BIT AND 64-BIT)),
        Maxim Levitsky <>
Subject: [PATCH v4 00/16] My AVIC patch queue


This is a series of bugfixes to the AVIC dynamic inhibition, which was
made while trying to fix bugs as much as possible in this area and trying
to make the AVIC+SYNIC conditional enablement work.

* Patches 1,3-8 are code from Sean Christopherson which
  implement an alternative approach of inhibiting AVIC without
  disabling its memslot.

  V4: addressed review feedback.

* Patch 2 is new and it fixes a bug in kvm_flush_remote_tlbs_with_address

* Patches 9-10 in this series fix a race condition which can cause
  a lost write from a guest to APIC when the APIC write races
  the AVIC un-inhibition, and add a warning to catch this problem
  if it re-emerges again.

  V4: applied review feedback from Paolo

* Patch 11 is the patch from Vitaly about allowing AVIC with SYNC
  as long as the guest doesn’t use the AutoEOI feature. I only slightly
  changed it to expose the AutoEOI cpuid bit regardless of AVIC enablement.

  V4: fixed a race that Paolo pointed out.

* Patch 12 is a refactoring that is now possible in SVM AVIC inhibition code,
  because the RCU lock is not dropped anymore.

* Patch 13-15 fixes another issue I found in AVIC inhibit code:

  Currently avic_vcpu_load/avic_vcpu_put are called on userspace entry/exit
  from KVM (aka kvm_vcpu_get/kvm_vcpu_put), and these functions update the
  "is running" bit in the AVIC physical ID remap table and update the
  target vCPU in iommu code.

  However both of these functions don't do anything when AVIC is inhibited
  thus the "is running" bit will be kept enabled during the exit to userspace.
  This shouldn't be a big issue as the caller
  doesn't use the AVIC when inhibited but still inconsistent and can trigger
  a warning about this in avic_vcpu_load.

  To be on the safe side I think it makes sense to call
  avic_vcpu_put/avic_vcpu_load when inhibiting/uninhibiting the AVIC.
  This will ensure that the work these functions do is matched.

  V4: I splitted a single patch to 3 patches to make it easier
      to review, and applied Paolo's review feedback.

* Patch 16 removes the pointless APIC base
  relocation from AVIC to make it consistent with the rest of KVM.

  (both AVIC and APICv only support default base, while regular KVM,
  sort of support any APIC base as long as it is not RAM.
  If guest attempts to relocate APIC base to non RAM area,
  while APICv/AVIC are active, the new base will be non accelerated,
  while the default base will continue to be AVIC/APICv backed).

  On top of that if guest uses different APIC bases on different vCPUs,
  KVM doesn't honour the fact that the MMIO range should only be active
  on that vCPU.

Best regards,
	Maxim Levitsky

Maxim Levitsky (14):
  KVM: x86/mmu: fix parameters to kvm_flush_remote_tlbs_with_address
  KVM: x86/mmu: add comment explaining arguments to kvm_zap_gfn_range
  KVM: x86/mmu: bump mmu notifier count in kvm_zap_gfn_range
  KVM: x86/mmu: rename try_async_pf to kvm_faultin_pfn
  KVM: x86/mmu: allow kvm_faultin_pfn to return page fault handling code
  KVM: x86/mmu: allow APICv memslot to be enabled but invisible
  KVM: x86: don't disable APICv memslot when inhibited
  KVM: x86: APICv: fix race in kvm_request_apicv_update on SVM
  KVM: SVM: add warning for mistmatch between AVIC vcpu state and AVIC
  KVM: SVM: remove svm_toggle_avic_for_irq_window
  KVM: SVM: avoid refreshing avic if its state didn't change
  KVM: SVM: move check for kvm_vcpu_apicv_active outside of
  KVM: SVM: call avic_vcpu_load/avic_vcpu_put when enabling/disabling
  KVM: SVM: AVIC: drop unsupported AVIC base relocation code

Sean Christopherson (1):
  Revert "KVM: x86/mmu: Allow zap gfn range to operate under the mmu
    read lock"

Vitaly Kuznetsov (1):
  KVM: x86: hyper-v: Deactivate APICv only when AutoEOI feature is in

 arch/x86/include/asm/kvm-x86-ops.h |  1 -
 arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h    | 13 +++++-
 arch/x86/kvm/hyperv.c              | 32 ++++++++++---
 arch/x86/kvm/mmu/mmu.c             | 75 ++++++++++++++++++++----------
 arch/x86/kvm/mmu/paging_tmpl.h     |  6 +--
 arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.c         | 15 ++----
 arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.h         | 11 ++---
 arch/x86/kvm/svm/avic.c            | 49 +++++++------------
 arch/x86/kvm/svm/svm.c             | 21 ++++-----
 arch/x86/kvm/svm/svm.h             |  8 ----
 arch/x86/kvm/x86.c                 | 67 +++++++++++++++-----------
 include/linux/kvm_host.h           |  5 ++
 virt/kvm/kvm_main.c                |  7 ++-
 13 files changed, 174 insertions(+), 136 deletions(-)


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