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From: Frederic Weisbecker <frederic@kernel.org>
To: Sean Christopherson <seanjc@google.com>
Cc: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.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,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Michael Tokarev <mjt@tls.msk.ru>,
	Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@de.ibm.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 3/9] KVM: x86: Defer tick-based accounting 'til after IRQ handling
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 01:14:02 +0200
Message-ID: <20210420231402.GA8720@lothringen> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210415222106.1643837-4-seanjc@google.com>

On Thu, Apr 15, 2021 at 03:21:00PM -0700, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> From: Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@tencent.com>
> 
> When using tick-based accounting, defer the call to account guest time
> until after servicing any IRQ(s) that happened in the guest or
> immediately after VM-Exit.  Tick-based accounting of vCPU time relies on
> PF_VCPU being set when the tick IRQ handler runs, and IRQs are blocked
> throughout {svm,vmx}_vcpu_enter_exit().
> 
> This fixes a bug[*] where reported guest time remains '0', even when
> running an infinite loop in the guest.
> 
> [*] https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=209831
> 
> Fixes: 87fa7f3e98a131 ("x86/kvm: Move context tracking where it belongs")
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Cc: Sean Christopherson <seanjc@google.com>
> Cc: Michael Tokarev <mjt@tls.msk.ru>
> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org#v5.9-rc1+
> Suggested-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Signed-off-by: Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@tencent.com>
> Co-developed-by: Sean Christopherson <seanjc@google.com>
> Signed-off-by: Sean Christopherson <seanjc@google.com>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/x86.c b/arch/x86/kvm/x86.c
> index 16fb39503296..e4d475df1d4a 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/x86.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/x86.c
> @@ -9230,6 +9230,14 @@ static int vcpu_enter_guest(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
>  	local_irq_disable();
>  	kvm_after_interrupt(vcpu);
>  
> +	/*
> +	 * When using tick-based accounting, wait until after servicing IRQs to
> +	 * account guest time so that any ticks that occurred while running the
> +	 * guest are properly accounted to the guest.
> +	 */
> +	if (!vtime_accounting_enabled_this_cpu())
> +		vtime_account_guest_exit();

Can we rather have instead:

static inline void tick_account_guest_exit(void)
{
	if (!vtime_accounting_enabled_this_cpu())
		current->flags &= ~PF_VCPU;
}

It duplicates a bit of code but I think this will read less confusing.

Thanks.

> +
>  	if (lapic_in_kernel(vcpu)) {
>  		s64 delta = vcpu->arch.apic->lapic_timer.advance_expire_delta;
>  		if (delta != S64_MIN) {
> -- 
> 2.31.1.368.gbe11c130af-goog
> 

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Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-15 22:20 [PATCH v3 0/9] KVM: Fix tick-based accounting for x86 guests Sean Christopherson
2021-04-15 22:20 ` [PATCH v3 1/9] context_tracking: Move guest exit context tracking to separate helpers Sean Christopherson
2021-04-20 18:48   ` Christian Borntraeger
2021-04-21 10:57   ` Frederic Weisbecker
2021-04-15 22:20 ` [PATCH v3 2/9] context_tracking: Move guest exit vtime accounting " Sean Christopherson
2021-04-20 18:48   ` Christian Borntraeger
2021-04-15 22:21 ` [PATCH v3 3/9] KVM: x86: Defer tick-based accounting 'til after IRQ handling Sean Christopherson
2021-04-20 23:14   ` Frederic Weisbecker [this message]
2021-04-20 23:26     ` Sean Christopherson
2021-04-21 10:11       ` Frederic Weisbecker
2021-04-21 12:19       ` Frederic Weisbecker
2021-04-28 22:38         ` Sean Christopherson
2021-04-21 10:07   ` Frederic Weisbecker
2021-04-15 22:21 ` [PATCH v3 4/9] sched/vtime: Move vtime accounting external declarations above inlines Sean Christopherson
2021-04-21  7:02   ` Christian Borntraeger
2021-04-15 22:21 ` [PATCH v3 5/9] sched/vtime: Move guest enter/exit vtime accounting to vtime.h Sean Christopherson
2021-04-15 22:21 ` [PATCH v3 6/9] context_tracking: Consolidate guest enter/exit wrappers Sean Christopherson
2021-04-15 22:21 ` [PATCH v3 7/9] context_tracking: KVM: Move guest enter/exit wrappers to KVM's domain Sean Christopherson
2021-04-21  7:10   ` Christian Borntraeger
2021-04-15 22:21 ` [PATCH v3 8/9] KVM: x86: Consolidate guest enter/exit logic to common helpers Sean Christopherson
2021-04-15 22:21 ` [PATCH v3 9/9] KVM: Move instrumentation-safe annotations for enter/exit to x86 code Sean Christopherson
2021-04-21  8:09   ` Christian Borntraeger
2021-04-22 14:38     ` Sven Schnelle
2021-04-23  9:32       ` Vasily Gorbik
2021-04-20 23:33 ` [PATCH v3 0/9] KVM: Fix tick-based accounting for x86 guests Frederic Weisbecker

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