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Date:   Mon, 01 Nov 2021 00:33:40 +0200
From:   Maxim Levitsky <mlevitsk@...hat.com>
To:     Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>,
        Sean Christopherson <seanjc@...gle.com>,
        Marc Zyngier <maz@...nel.org>,
        Huacai Chen <chenhuacai@...nel.org>,
        Aleksandar Markovic <aleksandar.qemu.devel@...il.com>,
        Paul Mackerras <paulus@...abs.org>,
        Anup Patel <anup.patel@....com>,
        Paul Walmsley <paul.walmsley@...ive.com>,
        Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@...belt.com>,
        Albert Ou <aou@...s.berkeley.edu>,
        Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@...ibm.com>,
        Janosch Frank <frankja@...ux.ibm.com>
Cc:     James Morse <james.morse@....com>,
        Alexandru Elisei <alexandru.elisei@....com>,
        Suzuki K Poulose <suzuki.poulose@....com>,
        Atish Patra <atish.patra@....com>,
        David Hildenbrand <david@...hat.com>,
        Cornelia Huck <cohuck@...hat.com>,
        Claudio Imbrenda <imbrenda@...ux.ibm.com>,
        Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@...hat.com>,
        Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@...cent.com>,
        Jim Mattson <jmattson@...gle.com>,
        Joerg Roedel <joro@...tes.org>,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, kvmarm@...ts.cs.columbia.edu,
        linux-mips@...r.kernel.org, kvm@...r.kernel.org,
        kvm-ppc@...r.kernel.org, kvm-riscv@...ts.infradead.org,
        linux-riscv@...ts.infradead.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        David Matlack <dmatlack@...gle.com>,
        Oliver Upton <oupton@...gle.com>,
        Jing Zhang <jingzhangos@...gle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 43/43] KVM: VMX: Don't do full kick when handling
 posted interrupt wakeup

On Mon, 2021-10-25 at 16:16 +0200, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 09/10/21 04:12, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> > When waking vCPUs in the posted interrupt wakeup handling, do exactly
> > that and no more.  There is no need to kick the vCPU as the wakeup
> > handler just need to get the vCPU task running, and if it's in the guest
> > then it's definitely running.
> 
> And more important, the transition from blocking to running will have 
> gone through sync_pir_to_irr, thus checking ON and manually moving the 
> vector from PIR to RVI.
> 
> Paolo
> 
I also think so, and maybe this can be added to the commit message.

Anyway, last one for the series :)

Reviewed-by: Maxim Levitsky <mlevitsk@...hat.com>



Best regards,
	Maxim Levitsky

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