[PATCH 3/3] KVM/arm64: enable enhanced armv8 fp/simd lazy switch
m.smarduch at samsung.com
Sat Nov 14 15:04:23 PST 2015
On 11/10/2015 3:18 AM, Christoffer Dall wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 09, 2015 at 03:13:15PM -0800, Mario Smarduch wrote:
>> On 11/5/2015 7:02 AM, Christoffer Dall wrote:
>>> On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 02:56:33PM -0700, Mario Smarduch wrote:
>> kern_hyp_va x0
>> add x2, x0, #VCPU_CONTEXT
>> mrs x1, fpexec32_el2
>> str x1, [x2, #CPU_SYSREG_OFFSET(FPEXC32_EL2)]
>> Of course each hyp call has additional overhead, at a high exit to
>> vcpu_put ratio hyp call appears better. But all this is very
>> highly dependent on exit rate and fp/simd usage. IMO hyp call
>> works better under extreme loads should be pretty close
>> for general loads.
>> Any thoughts?
> I think the typical case will be lots of exits and few
> vcpu_load/vcpu_put, and I think it's reasonable to write the code that
Yes, especially for RT guests where vCPU is pinned.
> That should also be much better for VHE.
> So I would go that direction.
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