[PATCH] ARM: KVM: Handle IPA unmapping on memory region deletion

Christoffer Dall christoffer.dall at linaro.org
Thu Apr 3 10:07:30 PDT 2014

On 3 April 2014 08:26, Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier at arm.com> wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> On 03/04/14 16:17, Eric Auger wrote:
>> Currently when a KVM region is removed using
>> kvm_vm_ioctl_set_memory_region (with memory region size equal to 0), the
>> corresponding intermediate physical memory is not unmapped.
>> This patch unmaps the region's IPA range in
>> kvm_arch_commit_memory_region using unmap_stage2_range.
>> The patch was tested on QEMU VFIO based use case where RAM memory region
>> creation/deletion frequently happens for IRQ handling.
>> Notes:
>> - the KVM_MR_MOVE case shall request some similar addition but I cannot test
>>   this currently
> I think you should try to handle it anyway. I'm sure you could hack QEMU
> to do this test it, but even if you don't, better plug that hole right now.
I don't think we want untested code in the kernel if we can avoid it,
so I would say, either test it somehow (kvm-unit-tests ?) or print a


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