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From: Alexandru Elisei <alexandru.elisei@arm.com>
To: Christoffer Dall <christoffer.dall@arm.com>,
	kvmarm@lists.cs.columbia.edu
Cc: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>, linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] KVM: arm64: Don't set HCR_EL2.TVM when S2FWB is supported
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 15:12:39 +0000
Message-ID: <0c3291a7-18dc-1ae5-e706-8b04c9ab8a9e@arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191028130541.30536-1-christoffer.dall@arm.com>

Hi,

Resending this email, because I replied only to the kvmarm list by accident,
instead of replying to everyone involved.

On 10/28/19 1:05 PM, Christoffer Dall wrote:
> On CPUs that support S2FWB (Armv8.4+), KVM configures the stage 2 page
> tables to override the memory attributes of memory accesses, regardless
> of the stage 1 page table configurations, and also when the stage 1 MMU
> is turned off.  This results in all memory accesses to RAM being
> cacheable, including during early boot of the guest.
>
> On CPUs without this feature, memory accesses were non-cacheable during
> boot until the guest turned on the stage 1 MMU, and we had to detect
> when the guest turned on the MMU, such that we could invalidate all cache
> entries and ensure a consistent view of memory with the MMU turned on.
> When the guest turned on the caches, we would call stage2_flush_vm()
> from kvm_toggle_cache().
>
> However, stage2_flush_vm() walks all the stage 2 tables, and calls
> __kvm_flush-dcache_pte, which on a system with S2FWD does ... absolutely
> nothing.
>
> We can avoid that whole song and dance, and simply not set TVM when
> creating a VM on a system that has S2FWB.
>
> Signed-off-by: Christoffer Dall <christoffer.dall@arm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
> ---
> I was only able to test this on the model with cache modeling enabled,
> but even removing TVM from HCR_EL2 without having FWB also worked with
> that setup, so the testing of this has been light.  It seems like it
> should obviously work, but it would be good if someone with access to
> appropriate hardware could give this a spin.
>
>  arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_arm.h     |  3 +--
>  arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_emulate.h | 12 +++++++++++-
>  2 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_arm.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_arm.h
> index ddf9d762ac62..6e5d839f42b5 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_arm.h
> +++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_arm.h
> @@ -61,7 +61,6 @@
>   * RW:		64bit by default, can be overridden for 32bit VMs
>   * TAC:		Trap ACTLR
>   * TSC:		Trap SMC
> - * TVM:		Trap VM ops (until M+C set in SCTLR_EL1)
>   * TSW:		Trap cache operations by set/way
>   * TWE:		Trap WFE
>   * TWI:		Trap WFI
> @@ -74,7 +73,7 @@
>   * SWIO:	Turn set/way invalidates into set/way clean+invalidate
>   */
>  #define HCR_GUEST_FLAGS (HCR_TSC | HCR_TSW | HCR_TWE | HCR_TWI | HCR_VM | \
> -			 HCR_TVM | HCR_BSU_IS | HCR_FB | HCR_TAC | \
> +			 HCR_BSU_IS | HCR_FB | HCR_TAC | \
>  			 HCR_AMO | HCR_SWIO | HCR_TIDCP | HCR_RW | HCR_TLOR | \
>  			 HCR_FMO | HCR_IMO)
>  #define HCR_VIRT_EXCP_MASK (HCR_VSE | HCR_VI | HCR_VF)
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_emulate.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_emulate.h
> index d69c1efc63e7..70509799a2a9 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_emulate.h
> +++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_emulate.h
> @@ -53,8 +53,18 @@ static inline void vcpu_reset_hcr(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
>  		/* trap error record accesses */
>  		vcpu->arch.hcr_el2 |= HCR_TERR;
>  	}
> -	if (cpus_have_const_cap(ARM64_HAS_STAGE2_FWB))
> +
> +	if (cpus_have_const_cap(ARM64_HAS_STAGE2_FWB)) {
>  		vcpu->arch.hcr_el2 |= HCR_FWB;
> +	} else {
> +		/*
> +		 * For non-FWB CPUs, we trap VM ops (HCR_EL2.TVM) until M+C
> +		 * get set in SCTLR_EL1 such that we can detect when the guest
> +		 * MMU gets turned off and do the necessary cache maintenance
> +		 * then.
> +		 */
> +		vcpu->arch.hcr_el2 &= ~HCR_TVM;

Don't we want to set the bit here, so we're consistent with the previous behaviour and the comment? Because with this patch, we never set HCR_EL2.TVM...

Thanks,
Alex

> +	}
>  
>  	if (test_bit(KVM_ARM_VCPU_EL1_32BIT, vcpu->arch.features))
>  		vcpu->arch.hcr_el2 &= ~HCR_RW;
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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-28 13:05 Christoffer Dall
2019-10-28 13:28 ` Mark Rutland
2019-10-28 13:45 ` Marc Zyngier
2019-10-28 15:06 ` Alexandru Elisei
2019-10-28 15:12 ` Alexandru Elisei [this message]
2019-10-28 16:19   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-10-28 17:09     ` Mark Rutland
2019-11-06 13:02 ` Alexandru Elisei
2019-11-06 15:20   ` Christoffer Dall

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