[RFC PATCH v9 0/8] Enable ptp_kvm for arm64

Paolo Bonzini pbonzini at redhat.com
Tue Jan 7 00:15:37 PST 2020


On 06/01/20 10:38, Jianyong Wu wrote:
> Ping ...
> Any comments to this patch set?

Marc, Will, can you ack it?  Since the sticky point was the detection of
the clocksource and it was solved by Thomas's patch, I don't have any
more problems including it.

Thanks,

Paolo

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jianyong Wu <jianyong.wu at arm.com>
>> Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:40 AM
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>> Subject: [RFC PATCH v9 0/8] Enable ptp_kvm for arm64
>>
>> kvm ptp targets to provide high precision time sync between guest and host
>> in virtualization environment. Here, we enable kvm ptp for arm64.
>> This patch set base on [1][2][3]
>>
>> change log:
>>
>> from v8 to v9:
>> 	(1) move ptp_kvm.h to driver/ptp/
>> 	(2) replace license declaration of ptp_kvm.h the same with other
>> header files in the same directory.
>>
>> from v7 to v8:
>>         (1) separate adding clocksource id for arm_arch_counter as a single patch.
>>         (2) update commit message for patch 4/8.
>>         (3) refine patch 7/8 and patch 8/8 to make them more independent.
>>
>> from v6 to v7:
>>         (1) include the omitted clocksource_id.h in last version.
>>         (2) reorder the header file in patch.
>>         (3) refine some words in commit message to make it more impersonal.
>>
>> from v5 to v6:
>>         (1) apply Mark's patch[4] to get SMCCC conduit.
>>         (2) add mechanism to recognize current clocksource by add
>> clocksouce_id value into struct clocksource instead of method in patch-v5.
>>         (3) rename kvm_arch_ptp_get_clock_fn into
>> kvm_arch_ptp_get_crosststamp.
>>
>> from v4 to v5:
>>         (1) remove hvc delay compensasion as it should leave to userspace.
>>         (2) check current clocksource in hvc call service.
>>         (3) expose current clocksource by adding it to system_time_snapshot.
>>         (4) add helper to check if clocksource is arm_arch_counter.
>>         (5) rename kvm_ptp.c to ptp_kvm_common.c
>>
>> from v3 to v4:
>>         (1) fix clocksource of ptp_kvm to arch_sys_counter.
>>         (2) move kvm_arch_ptp_get_clock_fn into arm_arch_timer.c
>>         (3) subtract cntvoff before return cycles from host.
>>         (4) use ktime_get_snapshot instead of getnstimeofday and
>> get_current_counterval to return time and counter value.
>>         (5) split ktime and counter into two 32-bit block respectively to avoid
>> Y2038-safe issue.
>>         (6) set time compensation to device time as half of the delay of hvc call.
>>         (7) add ARM_ARCH_TIMER as dependency of ptp_kvm for arm64.
>>
>> from v2 to v3:
>>         (1) fix some issues in commit log.
>>         (2) add some receivers in send list.
>>
>> from v1 to v2:
>>         (1) move arch-specific code from arch/ to driver/ptp/
>>         (2) offer mechanism to inform userspace if ptp_kvm service is available.
>>         (3) separate ptp_kvm code for arm64 into hypervisor part and guest part.
>>         (4) add API to expose monotonic clock and counter value.
>>         (5) refine code: remove no necessary part and reconsitution.
>>
>> [1]https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/will/linux.git/
>> commit/?h=kvm/hvc&id=125ea89e4a21e2fc5235410f966a996a1a7148bf
>> [2]https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/will/linux.git/
>> commit/?h=kvm/hvc&id=464f5a1741e5959c3e4d2be1966ae0093b4dce06
>> [3]https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/will/linux.git/
>> commit/?h=kvm/hvc&id=6597490e005d0eeca8ed8c1c1d7b4318ee014681
>> [4]https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/arm64/linux.git/
>> commit/?h=for-next/smccc-conduit-
>> cleanup&id=6b7fe77c334ae59fed9500140e08f4f896b36871
>>
>> Jianyong Wu (6):
>>   psci: let arm_smccc_1_1_invoke available by modules
>>   ptp: Reorganize ptp_kvm modules to make it arch-independent.
>>   clocksource: Add clocksource id for arm arch counter
>>   psci: Add hvc call service for ptp_kvm.
>>   ptp: arm64: Enable ptp_kvm for arm64
>>   kvm: arm64: Add capability check extension for ptp_kvm
>>
>> Mark Rutland (1):
>>   arm/arm64: smccc/psci: add arm_smccc_1_1_get_conduit()
>>
>> Thomas Gleixner (1):
>>   time: Add mechanism to recognize clocksource in time_get_snapshot
>>
>>  drivers/clocksource/arm_arch_timer.c        | 24 ++++++
>>  drivers/firmware/psci/psci.c                | 16 ++++
>>  drivers/ptp/Kconfig                         |  2 +-
>>  drivers/ptp/Makefile                        |  1 +
>>  drivers/ptp/ptp_kvm.h                       | 11 +++
>>  drivers/ptp/ptp_kvm_arm64.c                 | 53 +++++++++++++
>>  drivers/ptp/{ptp_kvm.c => ptp_kvm_common.c} | 77 +++++-------------
>>  drivers/ptp/ptp_kvm_x86.c                   | 87 +++++++++++++++++++++
>>  include/linux/arm-smccc.h                   | 30 ++++++-
>>  include/linux/clocksource.h                 |  6 ++
>>  include/linux/clocksource_ids.h             | 13 +++
>>  include/linux/timekeeping.h                 | 12 +--
>>  include/uapi/linux/kvm.h                    |  1 +
>>  kernel/time/clocksource.c                   |  3 +
>>  kernel/time/timekeeping.c                   |  1 +
>>  virt/kvm/arm/arm.c                          |  1 +
>>  virt/kvm/arm/psci.c                         | 22 ++++++
>>  17 files changed, 294 insertions(+), 66 deletions(-)  create mode 100644
>> drivers/ptp/ptp_kvm.h  create mode 100644 drivers/ptp/ptp_kvm_arm64.c
>> rename drivers/ptp/{ptp_kvm.c => ptp_kvm_common.c} (63%)  create
>> mode 100644 drivers/ptp/ptp_kvm_x86.c  create mode 100644
>> include/linux/clocksource_ids.h
>>
>> --
>> 2.17.1
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