[PATCH v5 1/2] arm64: kvm: allows kvm cpu hotplug

Marc Zyngier marc.zyngier at arm.com
Mon Jul 6 07:53:01 PDT 2015

On 09/06/15 19:00, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> Hi Takahiro,
> On 29/05/15 06:38, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
>> The current kvm implementation on arm64 does cpu-specific initialization
>> at system boot, and has no way to gracefully shutdown a core in terms of
>> kvm. This prevents, especially, kexec from rebooting the system on a boot
>> core in EL2.
>> This patch adds a cpu tear-down function and also puts an existing cpu-init
>> code into a separate function, kvm_arch_hardware_disable() and
>> kvm_arch_hardware_enable() respectively.
>> We don't need arm64-specific cpu hotplug hook any more.
>> Since this patch modifies common part of code between arm and arm64, one
>> stub definition, __cpu_reset_hyp_mode(), is added on arm side to avoid
>> compiling errors.
>> Signed-off-by: AKASHI Takahiro <takahiro.akashi at linaro.org>
> This is starting to look good. Any chance you or Geoff could repost the
> whole series? This would help getting a better view of the whole thing,
> and hopefully put it on track for 4.3.

So this has now been a whole month since I reviewed this, and I haven't
seen any repost of this series. Any hope to see this within a reasonable
time frame? Or is it considered dead already?


Jazz is not dead. It just smells funny...

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