[PATCH v2 37/43] KVM: SVM: Unconditionally mark AVIC as running on vCPU load (with APICv)
seanjc at google.com
Mon Oct 25 09:00:56 PDT 2021
On Mon, Oct 25, 2021, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 25/10/21 17:48, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 25, 2021, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> > > On 09/10/21 04:12, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> > > > + /* TODO: Document why the unblocking path checks for updates. */
> > >
> > > Is that a riddle or what? :)
> > Yes? I haven't been able to figure out why the unblocking path explicitly
> > checks and handles an APICv update.
> Challenge accepted. In the original code, it was because without it
> avic_vcpu_load would do nothing, and nothing would update the IS_RUNNING
> It shouldn't be necessary anymore since commit df7e4827c549 ("KVM: SVM: call
> avic_vcpu_load/avic_vcpu_put when enabling/disabling AVIC", 2021-08-20),
> where svm_refresh_apicv_exec_ctrl takes care of the avic_vcpu_load on the
> next VMRUN.
Aha! Thanks, I'll work in a removal for the next version.
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