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* [PATCH] KVM: arm/arm64: Let the timer expire in hardirq context on RT
@ 2019-11-07  9:54 Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
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From: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior @ 2019-11-07  9:54 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: kvmarm
  Cc: Marc Zyngier, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior, Julien Grall,
	Thomas Gleixner, linux-arm-kernel

From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>

The timers are canceled from an preempt-notifier which is invoked with
disabled preemption which is not allowed on PREEMPT_RT.
The timer callback is short so in could be invoked in hard-IRQ context
on -RT.

Let the timer expire on hard-IRQ context even on -RT.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Acked-by: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
Tested-by: Julien Grall <julien.grall@arm.com>
Signed-off-by: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@linutronix.de>
---
 virt/kvm/arm/arch_timer.c | 8 ++++----
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/virt/kvm/arm/arch_timer.c b/virt/kvm/arm/arch_timer.c
index e2bb5bd602270..f182b23803457 100644
--- a/virt/kvm/arm/arch_timer.c
+++ b/virt/kvm/arm/arch_timer.c
@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@ static inline bool userspace_irqchip(struct kvm *kvm)
 static void soft_timer_start(struct hrtimer *hrt, u64 ns)
 {
 	hrtimer_start(hrt, ktime_add_ns(ktime_get(), ns),
-		      HRTIMER_MODE_ABS);
+		      HRTIMER_MODE_ABS_HARD);
 }
 
 static void soft_timer_cancel(struct hrtimer *hrt)
@@ -697,11 +697,11 @@ void kvm_timer_vcpu_init(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
 	update_vtimer_cntvoff(vcpu, kvm_phys_timer_read());
 	ptimer->cntvoff = 0;
 
-	hrtimer_init(&timer->bg_timer, CLOCK_MONOTONIC, HRTIMER_MODE_ABS);
+	hrtimer_init(&timer->bg_timer, CLOCK_MONOTONIC, HRTIMER_MODE_ABS_HARD);
 	timer->bg_timer.function = kvm_bg_timer_expire;
 
-	hrtimer_init(&vtimer->hrtimer, CLOCK_MONOTONIC, HRTIMER_MODE_ABS);
-	hrtimer_init(&ptimer->hrtimer, CLOCK_MONOTONIC, HRTIMER_MODE_ABS);
+	hrtimer_init(&vtimer->hrtimer, CLOCK_MONOTONIC, HRTIMER_MODE_ABS_HARD);
+	hrtimer_init(&ptimer->hrtimer, CLOCK_MONOTONIC, HRTIMER_MODE_ABS_HARD);
 	vtimer->hrtimer.function = kvm_hrtimer_expire;
 	ptimer->hrtimer.function = kvm_hrtimer_expire;
 
-- 
2.24.0

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