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Date:   Thu, 2 Nov 2023 13:59:53 +0800
From:   Binbin Wu <binbin.wu@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Sean Christopherson <seanjc@...gle.com>
Cc:     Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>, Marc Zyngier <maz@...nel.org>,
        Oliver Upton <oliver.upton@...ux.dev>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v13 12/35] KVM: Prepare for handling only shared mappings
 in mmu_notifier events



On 10/28/2023 2:21 AM, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> Add flags to "struct kvm_gfn_range" to let notifier events target only
> shared and only private mappings, and write up the existing mmu_notifier
> events to be shared-only (private memory is never associated with a
> userspace virtual address, i.e. can't be reached via mmu_notifiers).
>
> Add two flags so that KVM can handle the three possibilities (shared,
> private, and shared+private) without needing something like a tri-state
> enum.
I see the two flags are set/cleared in __kvm_handle_hva_range() in this 
patch
and kvm_handle_gfn_range() from the later patch 13/35, but I didn't see they
are used/read in this patch series if I didn't miss anything.  How are they
supposed to be used in KVM?


>
> Link: https://lore.kernel.org/all/ZJX0hk+KpQP0KUyB@google.com
> Signed-off-by: Sean Christopherson <seanjc@...gle.com>
> ---
>   include/linux/kvm_host.h | 2 ++
>   virt/kvm/kvm_main.c      | 7 +++++++
>   2 files changed, 9 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/kvm_host.h b/include/linux/kvm_host.h
> index 96aa930536b1..89c1a991a3b8 100644
> --- a/include/linux/kvm_host.h
> +++ b/include/linux/kvm_host.h
> @@ -263,6 +263,8 @@ struct kvm_gfn_range {
>   	gfn_t start;
>   	gfn_t end;
>   	union kvm_mmu_notifier_arg arg;
> +	bool only_private;
> +	bool only_shared;
>   	bool may_block;
>   };
>   bool kvm_unmap_gfn_range(struct kvm *kvm, struct kvm_gfn_range *range);
> diff --git a/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c b/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
> index cb9376833c18..302ccb87b4c1 100644
> --- a/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
> +++ b/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
> @@ -635,6 +635,13 @@ static __always_inline kvm_mn_ret_t __kvm_handle_hva_range(struct kvm *kvm,
>   			 * the second or later invocation of the handler).
>   			 */
>   			gfn_range.arg = range->arg;
> +
> +			/*
> +			 * HVA-based notifications aren't relevant to private
> +			 * mappings as they don't have a userspace mapping.
> +			 */
> +			gfn_range.only_private = false;
> +			gfn_range.only_shared = true;
>   			gfn_range.may_block = range->may_block;
>   
>   			/*

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