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From: Like Xu <like.xu.linux@gmail.com>
To: Wanpeng Li <kernellwp@gmail.com>
Cc: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>,
	Sean Christopherson <seanjc@google.com>,
	Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@redhat.com>,
	Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@tencent.com>,
	Jim Mattson <jmattson@google.com>, Joerg Roedel <joro@8bytes.org>,
	kvm@vger.kernel.org,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] KVM: vPMU: Fill get_msr MSR_CORE_PERF_GLOBAL_OVF_CTRL w/ 0
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2021 19:02:31 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <58d59149-669f-7990-4f68-05b32ed693b5@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1633687054-18865-2-git-send-email-wanpengli@tencent.com>

cc Andi,

On 8/10/2021 5:57 pm, Wanpeng Li wrote:
> From: Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@tencent.com>
> 
> SDM section 18.2.3 mentioned that:
> 
>    "IA32_PERF_GLOBAL_OVF_CTL MSR allows software to clear overflow indicator(s) of
>     any general-purpose or fixed-function counters via a single WRMSR."
> 
> It is R/W mentioned by SDM, we read this msr on bare-metal during perf testing,
> the value is always 0 for CLX/SKX boxes on hands. Let's fill get_msr
> MSR_CORE_PERF_GLOBAL_OVF_CTRL w/ 0 as hardware behavior.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@tencent.com>
> ---
> Btw, xen also fills get_msr MSR_CORE_PERF_GLOBAL_OVF_CTRL 0.
> 
>   arch/x86/kvm/vmx/pmu_intel.c | 2 +-
>   1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/pmu_intel.c b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/pmu_intel.c
> index 10cc4f65c4ef..47260a8563f9 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/pmu_intel.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/pmu_intel.c
> @@ -365,7 +365,7 @@ static int intel_pmu_get_msr(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, struct msr_data *msr_info)
>   		msr_info->data = pmu->global_ctrl;
>   		return 0;
>   	case MSR_CORE_PERF_GLOBAL_OVF_CTRL:
> -		msr_info->data = pmu->global_ovf_ctrl;
> +		msr_info->data = 0;

Tested-by: Like Xu <likexu@tencent.com>

Further, better to drop 'u64 global_ovf_ctrl' directly.

>   		return 0;
>   	default:
>   		if ((pmc = get_gp_pmc(pmu, msr, MSR_IA32_PERFCTR0)) ||
> 

  reply	other threads:[~2021-10-08 11:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-08  9:57 [PATCH 1/3] KVM: emulate: #GP when emulating rdpmc if CR0.PE is 1 Wanpeng Li
2021-10-08  9:57 ` [PATCH 2/3] KVM: vPMU: Fill get_msr MSR_CORE_PERF_GLOBAL_OVF_CTRL w/ 0 Wanpeng Li
2021-10-08 11:02   ` Like Xu [this message]
2021-10-08 11:17     ` Wanpeng Li
2021-10-08  9:57 ` [PATCH 3/3] KVM: LAPIC: Optimize PMI delivering overhead Wanpeng Li
2021-10-08 10:52   ` Vitaly Kuznetsov
2021-10-08 11:06     ` Wanpeng Li
2021-10-08 15:59       ` Sean Christopherson
2021-10-09  9:14         ` Wanpeng Li
2021-10-08 15:20 ` [PATCH 1/3] KVM: emulate: #GP when emulating rdpmc if CR0.PE is 1 Sean Christopherson
2021-10-09  9:09   ` Wanpeng Li

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