[PATCH 2/4] arm64: KVM: add missing dsb before invalidating Stage-2 TLBs
marc.zyngier at arm.com
Fri Jul 19 10:53:28 EDT 2013
On 19/07/13 15:32, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 02:53:53PM +0100, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>> When performing a Stage-2 TLB invalidation, it is necessary to
>> make sure the write to the page tables is observable by all CPUs.
>> For this purpose, add a dsb instruction to __kvm_tlb_flush_vmid_ipa
>> before doing the TLB invalidation itself.
>> Signed-off-by: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier at arm.com>
>> arch/arm64/kvm/hyp.S | 2 ++
>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
>> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kvm/hyp.S b/arch/arm64/kvm/hyp.S
>> index 218802f..e1ccfcc 100644
>> --- a/arch/arm64/kvm/hyp.S
>> +++ b/arch/arm64/kvm/hyp.S
>> @@ -604,6 +604,8 @@ END(__kvm_vcpu_run)
>> // void __kvm_tlb_flush_vmid_ipa(struct kvm *kvm, phys_addr_t ipa);
>> + dsb ishst // Make sure previous writes are observable
>> kern_hyp_va x0
>> ldr x2, [x0, #KVM_VTTBR]
>> msr vttbr_el2, x2
> I don't think the comment adds anything to this code. Also, why don't you
> need similar barriers for the cases where you clobber the entire TLB (e.g.
I think they are required as well. I'll respin the patch.
Jazz is not dead. It just smells funny...
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