[PATCH v3 0/7] KVM: arm/arm64: gsi routing support

Eric Auger eric.auger at linaro.org
Mon Aug 3 08:31:22 PDT 2015

With the advent of GICv3 ITS in-kernel emulation, KVM GSI routing
appears to be requested. More specifically MSI routing is needed.
irqchip routing does not sound to be really useful on arm but usage of
MSI routing also mandates to integrate irqchip routing. The initial
implementation of irqfd on arm must be upgraded with the integration
of kvm irqchip.c code and the implementation of its standard hooks
in the architecture specific part.

In case KVM_SET_GSI_ROUTING ioctl is not called, a default routing
table with flat irqchip routing entries is built enabling to inject gsi
corresponding to the SPI indexes seen by the guest.

As soon as KVM_SET_GSI_ROUTING is called, user-space overwrites this
default routing table and is responsible for building the whole routing

for arm/arm64 KVM_SET_GSI_ROUTING has a limited support:
- only applies to KVM_IRQFD and not to KVM_IRQ_LINE

- irqchip routing was tested on Calxeda midway (VFIO with irqfd)
  with and without explicit routing
- MSI routing without GICv3 ITS was tested using APM Xgene-I
  (qemu VIRTIO-PCI vhost-net without gsi_direct_mapping).
- MSI routing with GICv3 ITS is *NOT* tested.

Code can be found at https://git.linaro.org/people/eric.auger/linux.git/shortlog/refs/heads/v4.2-rc4-gsi-routing-v3

It applies on Andre's [PATCH v2 00/15] KVM: arm64: GICv3 ITS emulation

v2 -> v3:
- eventually got rid of KVM_IRQ_ROUTING_EXTENDED_MSI new type at user
  api level and use KVM_MSI_VALID_DEVID flag instead
- remove usage of KVM_IRQ_ROUTING_EXTENDED_MSI type at kernel level too.
- propagate user flags downto the kernel to make sure the userspace
  correctly set devid in GICv3 ITS case (still under discussion)

v1 -> v2:
- user API changed:
  x devid id passed in kvm_irq_routing_msi
  x kept the new routing entry type: KVM_IRQ_ROUTING_EXTENDED_MSI
- kvm_host.h: adopt Andre's proposal to replace the msi_msg by a struct
  composed of the msi_msg and devid in kvm_kernel_irq_routing_entry
- Fix bug reported by Pavel: Added KVM_IRQ_ROUTING_EXTENDED_MSI handling
  in eventfd.c
- added vgic_v2m_inject_msi in vgic-v2-emul.c as suggested by Andre
- fix bug reported by Andre: bad setting of msi.flags and msi.devid
  in kvm_send_userspace_msi
- avoid injecting reserved IRQ numbers in vgic_irqfd_set_irq

- clearly state limited support on arm/arm64:
  KVM_IRQ_LINE not impacted by GSI routing
- add default routing table feature (new patch file)
- changed uapi to use padding field area
- reword api.txt

Eric Auger (7):
  KVM: api: pass the devid in the msi routing entry
  KVM: kvm_host: add devid in kvm_kernel_irq_routing_entry
  KVM: irqchip: convey devid to kvm_set_msi
  KVM: arm/arm64: enable irqchip routing
  KVM: arm/arm64: build a default routing table
  KVM: arm/arm64: enable MSI routing
  KVM: arm: enable KVM_SIGNAL_MSI and MSI routing

 Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt |  35 ++++++++++---
 arch/arm/include/asm/kvm_host.h   |   2 +
 arch/arm/kvm/Kconfig              |   3 ++
 arch/arm/kvm/Makefile             |   2 +-
 arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_host.h |   1 +
 arch/arm64/kvm/Kconfig            |   2 +
 arch/arm64/kvm/Makefile           |   2 +-
 include/kvm/arm_vgic.h            |   2 -
 include/linux/kvm_host.h          |   8 ++-
 include/uapi/linux/kvm.h          |   5 +-
 virt/kvm/arm/vgic-v2-emul.c       |  16 ++++++
 virt/kvm/arm/vgic.c               | 107 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------
 virt/kvm/irqchip.c                |   8 ++-
 13 files changed, 158 insertions(+), 35 deletions(-)


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