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From: weiqi <weiqi4@huawei.com>
To: <alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com>, <alex.williamson@redhat.com>
Cc: <kvm@vger.kernel.org>, <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	<pbonzini@redhat.com>, <x86@kernel.org>,
	wei qi <weiqi4@huawei.com>
Subject: [PATCH 0/2] page hinting add passthrough support
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2020 22:46:37 +0800
Message-ID: <1578408399-20092-1-git-send-email-weiqi4@huawei.com> (raw)

From: wei qi <weiqi4@huawei.com>


I just implemented dynamically updating the iommu table to support pass-through,
It seen to work fine.

Test:
start a 4G vm with 2M hugetlb and ixgbevf passthrough, 
    GuestOS: linux-5.2.6 + 	(mm / virtio: Provide support for free page reporting)
    HostOS: 5.5-rc4
    Host: Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6161 CPU @ 2.20GHz 

after enable page hinting, free pages at GuestOS can be free at host. 


before,
 # cat /sys/devices/system/node/node*/hugepages/hugepages-2048kB/free_hugepages 
 5620
 5620
after start VM,
 # numastat -c qemu

 Per-node process memory usage (in MBs)
 PID              Node 0 Node 1 Total
 ---------------  ------ ------ -----
 24463 (qemu_hotr      6      6    12
 24479 (qemu_tls_      0      8     8
 70718 (qemu-syst     58    539   597
 ---------------  ------ ------ -----
 Total                64    553   616
 # cat /sys/devices/system/node/node*/hugepages/hugepages-2048kB/free_hugepages 
 5595
 5366

the modify at qemu,
 +int kvm_discard_range(struct kvm_discard_msg discard_msg)  
 +{
 +    return kvm_vm_ioctl(kvm_state, KVM_DISCARD_RANGE, &discard_msg);
 +}

 static void virtio_balloon_handle_report(VirtIODevice *vdev, VirtQueue *vq)
 {
            ..................
 +           discard_msg.in_addr = elem->in_addr[i];
 +           discard_msg.iov_len = elem->in_sg[i].iov_len;

            ram_block_discard_range(rb, ram_offset, size);
 +           kvm_discard_range(discard_msg);

then, further test network bandwidth, performance seem ok.
 
Is there any hidden problem in this implementation?
And, is there plan to support pass-throughyour?

wei qi (2):
  vfio: add mmap/munmap API for page hinting
  KVM: add support for page hinting

 arch/x86/kvm/mmu/mmu.c          |  79 ++++++++++++++++++++
 arch/x86/kvm/x86.c              |  96 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
 drivers/vfio/vfio.c             | 109 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 drivers/vfio/vfio_iommu_type1.c | 157 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
 include/linux/kvm_host.h        |  41 +++++++++++
 include/linux/vfio.h            |  17 ++++-
 include/uapi/linux/kvm.h        |   7 ++
 virt/kvm/vfio.c                 |  11 ---
 8 files changed, 503 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)

-- 
1.8.3.1



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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-07 14:46 weiqi [this message]
2020-01-07 14:46 ` [PATCH 1/2] vfio: add mmap/munmap API for page hinting weiqi
2020-01-07 15:22   ` Alex Williamson
2020-01-10 18:10   ` kbuild test robot
2020-01-10 18:10   ` [RFC PATCH] vfio: vfio_iommu_iova_to_phys() can be static kbuild test robot
2020-01-07 14:46 ` [PATCH 2/2] KVM: add support for page hinting weiqi
2020-02-18 11:45   ` kbuild test robot
2020-01-07 16:37 ` [PATCH 0/2] page hinting add passthrough support Alexander Duyck

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