[PATCH v6 17/18] kvm: arm64: Limit the minimum number of page table levels

Suzuki K Poulose suzuki.poulose at arm.com
Wed Sep 26 09:32:53 PDT 2018


Since we are about to remove the lower limit on the IPA size,
make sure that we do not go to 1 level page table (e.g, with
32bit IPA on 64K host with concatenation) to avoid splitting
the host PMD huge pages at stage2.

Cc: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier at arm.com>
Cc: Christoffer Dall <cdall at kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Suzuki K Poulose <suzuki.poulose at arm.com>
---
Change since v5:
 - Cosmetic changes to the comment
 - Remove unnecessary new line
---
 arch/arm64/include/asm/stage2_pgtable.h |  7 ++++++-
 arch/arm64/kvm/reset.c                  | 10 +++++++++-
 2 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/stage2_pgtable.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/stage2_pgtable.h
index c62fe118a898..2cce769ba4c6 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/include/asm/stage2_pgtable.h
+++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/stage2_pgtable.h
@@ -72,8 +72,13 @@
 /*
  * The number of PTRS across all concatenated stage2 tables given by the
  * number of bits resolved at the initial level.
+ * If we force more levels than necessary, we may have (stage2_pgdir_shift > IPA),
+ * in which case, stage2_pgd_ptrs will have one entry.
  */
-#define __s2_pgd_ptrs(ipa, lvls)	(1 << ((ipa) - pt_levels_pgdir_shift((lvls))))
+#define pgd_ptrs_shift(ipa, pgdir_shift)	\
+	((ipa) > (pgdir_shift) ? ((ipa) - (pgdir_shift)) : 0)
+#define __s2_pgd_ptrs(ipa, lvls)		\
+	(1 << (pgd_ptrs_shift((ipa), pt_levels_pgdir_shift(lvls))))
 #define __s2_pgd_size(ipa, lvls)	(__s2_pgd_ptrs((ipa), (lvls)) * sizeof(pgd_t))
 
 #define stage2_pgd_ptrs(kvm)		__s2_pgd_ptrs(kvm_phys_shift(kvm), kvm_stage2_levels(kvm))
diff --git a/arch/arm64/kvm/reset.c b/arch/arm64/kvm/reset.c
index 96b3f50101bc..f156e45760bc 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kvm/reset.c
+++ b/arch/arm64/kvm/reset.c
@@ -190,6 +190,7 @@ int kvm_arm_config_vm(struct kvm *kvm, unsigned long type)
 {
 	u64 vtcr = VTCR_EL2_FLAGS;
 	u32 parange, phys_shift;
+	u8 lvls;
 
 	if (type)
 		return -EINVAL;
@@ -203,7 +204,14 @@ int kvm_arm_config_vm(struct kvm *kvm, unsigned long type)
 	if (phys_shift > KVM_PHYS_SHIFT)
 		phys_shift = KVM_PHYS_SHIFT;
 	vtcr |= VTCR_EL2_T0SZ(phys_shift);
-	vtcr |= VTCR_EL2_LVLS_TO_SL0(stage2_pgtable_levels(phys_shift));
+	/*
+	 * Use a minimum 2 level page table to prevent splitting
+	 * host PMD huge pages at stage2.
+	 */
+	lvls = stage2_pgtable_levels(phys_shift);
+	if (lvls < 2)
+		lvls = 2;
+	vtcr |= VTCR_EL2_LVLS_TO_SL0(lvls);
 
 	/*
 	 * Enable the Hardware Access Flag management, unconditionally
-- 
2.19.0




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