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From: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, kvm@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@intel.com>,
	vkuznets@redhat.com
Subject: [PATCH 21/43] KVM: nVMX: Don't reread VMCS-agnostic state when switching VMCS
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 19:03:07 +0200
Message-ID: <1560445409-17363-22-git-send-email-pbonzini@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1560445409-17363-1-git-send-email-pbonzini@redhat.com>

From: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@intel.com>

When switching between vmcs01 and vmcs02, there is no need to update
state tracking for values that aren't tied to any particular VMCS as
the per-vCPU values are already up-to-date (vmx_switch_vmcs() can only
be called when the vCPU is loaded).

Avoiding the update eliminates a RDMSR, and potentially a RDPKRU and
posted-interrupt updated (cmpxchg64() and more).

Signed-off-by: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
---
 arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c |  2 +-
 arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c    | 18 +++++++++++++-----
 arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.h    |  1 +
 3 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c
index f4415756ddd5..9478d8947595 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c
@@ -279,7 +279,7 @@ static void vmx_switch_vmcs(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, struct loaded_vmcs *vmcs)
 	cpu = get_cpu();
 	prev = vmx->loaded_vmcs;
 	vmx->loaded_vmcs = vmcs;
-	vmx_vcpu_load(vcpu, cpu);
+	vmx_vcpu_load_vmcs(vcpu, cpu);
 	vmx_sync_vmcs_host_state(vmx, prev);
 	put_cpu();
 
diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c
index 09632b8239de..7a2d9a4b828c 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c
@@ -1234,11 +1234,7 @@ static void vmx_vcpu_pi_load(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, int cpu)
 		pi_set_on(pi_desc);
 }
 
-/*
- * Switches to specified vcpu, until a matching vcpu_put(), but assumes
- * vcpu mutex is already taken.
- */
-void vmx_vcpu_load(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, int cpu)
+void vmx_vcpu_load_vmcs(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, int cpu)
 {
 	struct vcpu_vmx *vmx = to_vmx(vcpu);
 	bool already_loaded = vmx->loaded_vmcs->cpu == cpu;
@@ -1299,8 +1295,20 @@ void vmx_vcpu_load(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, int cpu)
 	if (kvm_has_tsc_control &&
 	    vmx->current_tsc_ratio != vcpu->arch.tsc_scaling_ratio)
 		decache_tsc_multiplier(vmx);
+}
+
+/*
+ * Switches to specified vcpu, until a matching vcpu_put(), but assumes
+ * vcpu mutex is already taken.
+ */
+void vmx_vcpu_load(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, int cpu)
+{
+	struct vcpu_vmx *vmx = to_vmx(vcpu);
+
+	vmx_vcpu_load_vmcs(vcpu, cpu);
 
 	vmx_vcpu_pi_load(vcpu, cpu);
+
 	vmx->host_pkru = read_pkru();
 	vmx->host_debugctlmsr = get_debugctlmsr();
 }
diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.h b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.h
index 581f4039b346..36a2056fafd4 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.h
+++ b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.h
@@ -302,6 +302,7 @@ struct kvm_vmx {
 };
 
 bool nested_vmx_allowed(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu);
+void vmx_vcpu_load_vmcs(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, int cpu);
 void vmx_vcpu_load(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, int cpu);
 int allocate_vpid(void);
 void free_vpid(int vpid);
-- 
1.8.3.1



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Thread overview: 53+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-13 17:02 [PATCH 00/43] VMX optimizations Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:02 ` [PATCH 01/43] KVM: VMX: Fix handling of #MC that occurs during VM-Entry Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:24   ` Jim Mattson
2019-06-13 17:02 ` [PATCH 02/43] kvm: nVMX: small cleanup in handle_exception Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:02 ` [PATCH 03/43] KVM: VMX: Read cached VM-Exit reason to detect external interrupt Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:02 ` [PATCH 04/43] KVM: VMX: Store the host kernel's IDT base in a global variable Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:02 ` [PATCH 05/43] KVM: x86: Move kvm_{before,after}_interrupt() calls to vendor code Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:02 ` [PATCH 06/43] KVM: VMX: Handle NMIs, #MCs and async #PFs in common irqs-disabled fn Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:02 ` [PATCH 07/43] KVM: nVMX: Intercept VMWRITEs to read-only shadow VMCS fields Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:02 ` [PATCH 08/43] KVM: nVMX: Intercept VMWRITEs to GUEST_{CS,SS}_AR_BYTES Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:02 ` [PATCH 09/43] KVM: nVMX: Track vmcs12 offsets for shadowed VMCS fields Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:02 ` [PATCH 10/43] KVM: nVMX: Lift sync_vmcs12() out of prepare_vmcs12() Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:02 ` [PATCH 11/43] KVM: nVMX: Use descriptive names for VMCS sync functions and flags Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:02 ` [PATCH 12/43] KVM: nVMX: Add helpers to identify shadowed VMCS fields Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-14 16:10   ` Sean Christopherson
2019-06-13 17:02 ` [PATCH 13/43] KVM: nVMX: Sync rarely accessed guest fields only when needed Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 14/43] KVM: nVMX: Rename prepare_vmcs02_*_full to prepare_vmcs02_*_rare Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 15/43] KVM: VMX: Always signal #GP on WRMSR to MSR_IA32_CR_PAT with bad value Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 16/43] KVM: nVMX: Always sync GUEST_BNDCFGS when it comes from vmcs01 Paolo Bonzini
     [not found]   ` <20190615221602.93C5721851@mail.kernel.org>
2019-06-15 22:40     ` Liran Alon
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 17/43] KVM: nVMX: Write ENCLS-exiting bitmap once per vmcs02 Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 18/43] KVM: nVMX: Don't rewrite GUEST_PML_INDEX during nested VM-Entry Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 19/43] KVM: VMX: simplify vmx_prepare_switch_to_{guest,host} Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 20/43] KVM: nVMX: Don't "put" vCPU or host state when switching VMCS Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` Paolo Bonzini [this message]
2019-06-14 16:25   ` [PATCH 21/43] KVM: nVMX: Don't reread VMCS-agnostic " Sean Christopherson
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 22/43] KVM: nVMX: Don't dump VMCS if virtual APIC page can't be mapped Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-17 19:17   ` Radim Krčmář
2019-06-17 20:07     ` Sean Christopherson
2019-06-18  9:43       ` Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 23/43] KVM: nVMX: Don't speculatively write virtual-APIC page address Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 24/43] KVM: nVMX: Don't speculatively write APIC-access " Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 25/43] KVM: nVMX: Update vmcs12 for MSR_IA32_CR_PAT when it's written Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 26/43] KVM: nVMX: Update vmcs12 for SYSENTER MSRs when they're written Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 27/43] KVM: nVMX: Update vmcs12 for MSR_IA32_DEBUGCTLMSR when it's written Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 28/43] KVM: nVMX: Don't update GUEST_BNDCFGS if it's clean in HV eVMCS Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 29/43] KVM: x86: introduce is_pae_paging Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 30/43] KVM: nVMX: Copy PDPTRs to/from vmcs12 only when necessary Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 31/43] KVM: nVMX: Use adjusted pin controls for vmcs02 Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 32/43] KVM: VMX: Add builder macros for shadowing controls Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 33/43] KVM: VMX: Shadow VMCS pin controls Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 34/43] KVM: VMX: Shadow VMCS primary execution controls Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 35/43] KVM: VMX: Shadow VMCS secondary " Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 36/43] KVM: nVMX: Shadow VMCS controls on a per-VMCS basis Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 37/43] KVM: nVMX: Don't reset VMCS controls shadow on VMCS switch Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 38/43] KVM: VMX: Explicitly initialize controls shadow at VMCS allocation Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 39/43] KVM: nVMX: Preserve last USE_MSR_BITMAPS when preparing vmcs02 Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 40/43] KVM: nVMX: Preset *DT exiting in vmcs02 when emulating UMIP Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 41/43] KVM: VMX: Drop hv_timer_armed from 'struct loaded_vmcs' Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 42/43] KVM: VMX: Leave preemption timer running when it's disabled Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-14 16:34   ` Sean Christopherson
2019-06-13 17:03 ` [PATCH 43/43] KVM: nVMX: shadow pin based execution controls Paolo Bonzini
2019-06-14 16:34   ` Sean Christopherson

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