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From: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
To: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org, kvm@vger.kernel.org,
	kvmarm@lists.cs.columbia.edu
Cc: James Morse <james.morse@arm.com>,
	Suzuki K Poulose <suzuki.poulose@arm.com>,
	Alexandru Elisei <alexandru.elisei@arm.com>,
	Eric Auger <eric.auger@redhat.com>,
	Hector Martin <marcan@marcan.st>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	kernel-team@android.com
Subject: [PATCH v3 3/9] KVM: arm64: vgic: Be tolerant to the lack of maintenance interrupt
Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 14:48:18 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210510134824.1910399-4-maz@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210510134824.1910399-1-maz@kernel.org>

As it turns out, not all the interrupt controllers are able to
expose a vGIC maintenance interrupt as a distrete signal.
And to be fair, it doesn't really matter as all we require is
for *something* to kick us out of guest mode out way or another.

On systems that do not expose a maintenance interrupt as such,
there are two outcomes:

- either the virtual CPUIF does generate an interrupt, and
  by the time we are back to the host the interrupt will have long
  been disabled (as we set ICH_HCR_EL2.EN to 0 on exit). In this case,
  interrupt latency is as good as it gets.

- or some other event (physical timer) will take us out of the guest
  anyway, and the only drawback is a bad interrupt latency.

So let's be tolerant to the lack of maintenance interrupt, and just let
the user know that their mileage may vary...

Signed-off-by: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
---
 arch/arm64/kvm/vgic/vgic-init.c | 10 +++++-----
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm64/kvm/vgic/vgic-init.c b/arch/arm64/kvm/vgic/vgic-init.c
index 2fdb65529594..9fd23f32aa54 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kvm/vgic/vgic-init.c
+++ b/arch/arm64/kvm/vgic/vgic-init.c
@@ -524,11 +524,6 @@ int kvm_vgic_hyp_init(void)
 	if (!gic_kvm_info)
 		return -ENODEV;
 
-	if (!gic_kvm_info->maint_irq) {
-		kvm_err("No vgic maintenance irq\n");
-		return -ENXIO;
-	}
-
 	switch (gic_kvm_info->type) {
 	case GIC_V2:
 		ret = vgic_v2_probe(gic_kvm_info);
@@ -552,6 +547,11 @@ int kvm_vgic_hyp_init(void)
 	if (ret)
 		return ret;
 
+	if (!kvm_vgic_global_state.maint_irq) {
+		kvm_err("No maintenance interrupt available, fingers crossed...\n");
+		return 0;
+	}
+
 	ret = request_percpu_irq(kvm_vgic_global_state.maint_irq,
 				 vgic_maintenance_handler,
 				 "vgic", kvm_get_running_vcpus());
-- 
2.29.2


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-05-10 13:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-10 13:48 [PATCH v3 0/9] KVM: arm64: Initial host support for the Apple M1 Marc Zyngier
2021-05-10 13:48 ` [PATCH v3 1/9] irqchip/gic: Split vGIC probing information from the GIC code Marc Zyngier
2021-05-18 16:51   ` Alexandru Elisei
2021-05-10 13:48 ` [PATCH v3 2/9] KVM: arm64: Handle physical FIQ as an IRQ while running a guest Marc Zyngier
2021-05-20 17:46   ` Alexandru Elisei
2021-05-10 13:48 ` Marc Zyngier [this message]
2021-05-10 16:19   ` [PATCH v3 3/9] KVM: arm64: vgic: Be tolerant to the lack of maintenance interrupt Mark Rutland
2021-05-10 17:44     ` Marc Zyngier
2021-05-11 11:13       ` Mark Rutland
2021-05-10 13:48 ` [PATCH v3 4/9] KVM: arm64: vgic: Let an interrupt controller advertise lack of HW deactivation Marc Zyngier
2021-05-21 17:01   ` Alexandru Elisei
2021-05-24 17:17     ` Marc Zyngier
2021-05-10 13:48 ` [PATCH v3 5/9] KVM: arm64: vgic: move irq->get_input_level into an ops structure Marc Zyngier
2021-05-10 13:48 ` [PATCH v3 6/9] KVM: arm64: vgic: Implement SW-driven deactivation Marc Zyngier
2021-05-24 16:53   ` Alexandru Elisei
2021-05-24 17:43     ` Marc Zyngier
2021-05-10 13:48 ` [PATCH v3 7/9] KVM: arm64: timer: Refactor IRQ configuration Marc Zyngier
2021-05-14 12:46   ` Zenghui Yu
2021-05-24 17:48     ` Marc Zyngier
2021-05-10 13:48 ` [PATCH v3 8/9] KVM: arm64: timer: Add support for SW-based deactivation Marc Zyngier
2021-05-10 13:48 ` [PATCH v3 9/9] irqchip/apple-aic: Advertise some level of vGICv3 compatibility Marc Zyngier
2021-05-12 16:22 ` [PATCH v3 0/9] KVM: arm64: Initial host support for the Apple M1 Alexandru Elisei
2021-05-12 16:33   ` Marc Zyngier

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