[PATCH] arm64: KVM: export current vcpu->pause state via pseudo regs
alex.bennee at linaro.org
Mon Aug 4 05:35:15 PDT 2014
Christoffer Dall writes:
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 07:21:44PM +0200, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>> Il 31/07/2014 19:04, Peter Maydell ha scritto:
>> > On 31 July 2014 17:57, Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini at redhat.com> wrote:
>> >> Il 09/07/2014 15:55, Alex Bennée ha scritto:
>> No, it's not. It's just the state of the CPU, s390 will be using it too.
>> On x86 the states are uninitialized (UNINITIALIZED), stopped
>> (INIT_RECEIVED), running (RUNNABLE), halted (HALTED). CPU 0 starts in
>> RUNNABLE state, other CPUs start in UNINITIALIZED state. There are
>> x86-specific cases (uninitialized) and x86-isms (the INIT_RECEIVED
>> name), but the idea is widely applicable.
> Alex, I think it makes perfect sense to use GET/SET_MP_STATE, will you
> revise the patch?
I agree we should use the API that is explicitly for this so I'm looking
at re-doing the patch now.
> (Don't forget to update the documentation to reflect it is now supported
> on ARM, and which states are used to represent what there.)
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