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* [PATCH v2 0/3] Add a unified parameter "nopvspin"
@ 2019-09-30 12:08 Zhenzhong Duan
  2019-09-30 12:08 ` [PATCH v2 1/4] x86/kvm: Add "nopvspin" parameter to disable PV spinlocks Zhenzhong Duan
                   ` (4 more replies)
  0 siblings, 5 replies; 6+ messages in thread
From: Zhenzhong Duan @ 2019-09-30 12:08 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel; +Cc: vkuznets, linux-hyperv, kvm, Zhenzhong Duan

There are cases folks want to disable spinlock optimization for
debug/test purpose. Xen and hyperv already have parameters "xen_nopvspin"
and "hv_nopvspin" to support that, but kvm doesn't.

The first patch adds that feature to KVM guest with "nopvspin".

For compatibility reason original parameters "xen_nopvspin" and
"hv_nopvspin" are retained and marked obsolete.

v2:
PATCH1: pick the print code change into seperate PATCH2,
        updated patch description             [Vitaly Kuznetsov]
PATCH2: new patch with print code change      [Vitaly Kuznetsov]
PATCH3: add Reviewed-by                       [Juergen Gross]

Thanks
Zhenzhong

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* [PATCH v2 1/4] x86/kvm: Add "nopvspin" parameter to disable PV spinlocks
  2019-09-30 12:08 [PATCH v2 0/3] Add a unified parameter "nopvspin" Zhenzhong Duan
@ 2019-09-30 12:08 ` Zhenzhong Duan
  2019-09-30 12:08 ` [PATCH v2 2/4] x86/kvm: Change print code to use pr_*() format Zhenzhong Duan
                   ` (3 subsequent siblings)
  4 siblings, 0 replies; 6+ messages in thread
From: Zhenzhong Duan @ 2019-09-30 12:08 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel
  Cc: vkuznets, linux-hyperv, kvm, Zhenzhong Duan, Jonathan Corbet,
	Thomas Gleixner, Ingo Molnar, Borislav Petkov, H. Peter Anvin,
	Paolo Bonzini, Radim Krcmar, Sean Christopherson, Wanpeng Li,
	Jim Mattson, Joerg Roedel, Peter Zijlstra, Will Deacon

There are cases where a guest tries to switch spinlocks to bare metal
behavior (e.g. by setting "xen_nopvspin" on XEN platform and
"hv_nopvspin" on HYPER_V).

That feature is missed on KVM, add a new parameter "nopvspin" to disable
PV spinlocks for KVM guest.

This new parameter is also used to replace "xen_nopvspin" and
"hv_nopvspin".

The global variable pvspin isn't defined as __initdata as it's used at
runtime by XEN guest.

Signed-off-by: Zhenzhong Duan <zhenzhong.duan@oracle.com>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
Cc: Radim Krcmar <rkrcmar@redhat.com>
Cc: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@intel.com>
Cc: Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@redhat.com>
Cc: Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@tencent.com>
Cc: Jim Mattson <jmattson@google.com>
Cc: Joerg Roedel <joro@8bytes.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>
---
 Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt | 4 ++++
 arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h                | 1 +
 arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c                           | 7 +++++++
 kernel/locking/qspinlock.c                      | 7 +++++++
 4 files changed, 19 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index c7ac2f3..4b956d8 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -5330,6 +5330,10 @@
 			as generic guest with no PV drivers. Currently support
 			XEN HVM, KVM, HYPER_V and VMWARE guest.
 
+	nopvspin	[X86,KVM] Disables the qspinlock slow path
+			using PV optimizations which allow the hypervisor to
+			'idle' the guest on lock contention.
+
 	xirc2ps_cs=	[NET,PCMCIA]
 			Format:
 			<irq>,<irq_mask>,<io>,<full_duplex>,<do_sound>,<lockup_hack>[,<irq2>[,<irq3>[,<irq4>]]]
diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h
index 444d6fd..34a4484 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h
@@ -32,6 +32,7 @@ static __always_inline u32 queued_fetch_set_pending_acquire(struct qspinlock *lo
 extern void __pv_init_lock_hash(void);
 extern void __pv_queued_spin_lock_slowpath(struct qspinlock *lock, u32 val);
 extern void __raw_callee_save___pv_queued_spin_unlock(struct qspinlock *lock);
+extern bool pvspin;
 
 #define	queued_spin_unlock queued_spin_unlock
 /**
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c b/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c
index e820568..a4f108d 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c
@@ -842,6 +842,13 @@ void __init kvm_spinlock_init(void)
 	if (num_possible_cpus() == 1)
 		return;
 
+	if (!pvspin) {
+		pr_info("PV spinlocks disabled\n");
+		static_branch_disable(&virt_spin_lock_key);
+		return;
+	}
+	pr_info("PV spinlocks enabled\n");
+
 	__pv_init_lock_hash();
 	pv_ops.lock.queued_spin_lock_slowpath = __pv_queued_spin_lock_slowpath;
 	pv_ops.lock.queued_spin_unlock =
diff --git a/kernel/locking/qspinlock.c b/kernel/locking/qspinlock.c
index 2473f10..945b510 100644
--- a/kernel/locking/qspinlock.c
+++ b/kernel/locking/qspinlock.c
@@ -580,4 +580,11 @@ void queued_spin_lock_slowpath(struct qspinlock *lock, u32 val)
 #include "qspinlock_paravirt.h"
 #include "qspinlock.c"
 
+bool pvspin = true;
+static __init int parse_nopvspin(char *arg)
+{
+	pvspin = false;
+	return 0;
+}
+early_param("nopvspin", parse_nopvspin);
 #endif
-- 
1.8.3.1


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* [PATCH v2 2/4] x86/kvm: Change print code to use pr_*() format
  2019-09-30 12:08 [PATCH v2 0/3] Add a unified parameter "nopvspin" Zhenzhong Duan
  2019-09-30 12:08 ` [PATCH v2 1/4] x86/kvm: Add "nopvspin" parameter to disable PV spinlocks Zhenzhong Duan
@ 2019-09-30 12:08 ` Zhenzhong Duan
  2019-09-30 12:08 ` [PATCH v2 3/4] xen: Mark "xen_nopvspin" parameter obsolete and map it to "nopvspin" Zhenzhong Duan
                   ` (2 subsequent siblings)
  4 siblings, 0 replies; 6+ messages in thread
From: Zhenzhong Duan @ 2019-09-30 12:08 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel
  Cc: vkuznets, linux-hyperv, kvm, Zhenzhong Duan, Paolo Bonzini,
	Radim Krcmar, Sean Christopherson, Wanpeng Li, Jim Mattson,
	Joerg Roedel, Thomas Gleixner, Ingo Molnar, Borislav Petkov,
	H. Peter Anvin

pr_*() is preferred than printk(KERN_* ...), after change all the print
in arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c will have "KVM: xxx" style.

No functional change.

Signed-off-by: Zhenzhong Duan <zhenzhong.duan@oracle.com>
Cc: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
Cc: Radim Krcmar <rkrcmar@redhat.com>
Cc: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@intel.com>
Cc: Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@redhat.com>
Cc: Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@tencent.com>
Cc: Jim Mattson <jmattson@google.com>
Cc: Joerg Roedel <joro@8bytes.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
---
 arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c | 20 +++++++++++---------
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c b/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c
index a4f108d..7b8cf0d 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c
@@ -7,6 +7,8 @@
  *   Authors: Anthony Liguori <aliguori@us.ibm.com>
  */
 
+#define pr_fmt(fmt) "KVM: " fmt
+
 #include <linux/context_tracking.h>
 #include <linux/init.h>
 #include <linux/kernel.h>
@@ -286,7 +288,7 @@ static void kvm_register_steal_time(void)
 		return;
 
 	wrmsrl(MSR_KVM_STEAL_TIME, (slow_virt_to_phys(st) | KVM_MSR_ENABLED));
-	pr_info("kvm-stealtime: cpu %d, msr %llx\n",
+	pr_info("stealtime: cpu %d, msr %llx\n",
 		cpu, (unsigned long long) slow_virt_to_phys(st));
 }
 
@@ -321,7 +323,7 @@ static void kvm_guest_cpu_init(void)
 
 		wrmsrl(MSR_KVM_ASYNC_PF_EN, pa);
 		__this_cpu_write(apf_reason.enabled, 1);
-		printk(KERN_INFO"KVM setup async PF for cpu %d\n",
+		pr_info("setup async PF for cpu %d\n",
 		       smp_processor_id());
 	}
 
@@ -347,7 +349,7 @@ static void kvm_pv_disable_apf(void)
 	wrmsrl(MSR_KVM_ASYNC_PF_EN, 0);
 	__this_cpu_write(apf_reason.enabled, 0);
 
-	printk(KERN_INFO"Unregister pv shared memory for cpu %d\n",
+	pr_info("Unregister pv shared memory for cpu %d\n",
 	       smp_processor_id());
 }
 
@@ -509,7 +511,7 @@ static void kvm_setup_pv_ipi(void)
 {
 	apic->send_IPI_mask = kvm_send_ipi_mask;
 	apic->send_IPI_mask_allbutself = kvm_send_ipi_mask_allbutself;
-	pr_info("KVM setup pv IPIs\n");
+	pr_info("setup pv IPIs\n");
 }
 
 static void kvm_smp_send_call_func_ipi(const struct cpumask *mask)
@@ -639,11 +641,11 @@ static void __init kvm_guest_init(void)
 	    !kvm_para_has_hint(KVM_HINTS_REALTIME) &&
 	    kvm_para_has_feature(KVM_FEATURE_STEAL_TIME)) {
 		smp_ops.send_call_func_ipi = kvm_smp_send_call_func_ipi;
-		pr_info("KVM setup pv sched yield\n");
+		pr_info("setup pv sched yield\n");
 	}
 	if (cpuhp_setup_state_nocalls(CPUHP_AP_ONLINE_DYN, "x86/kvm:online",
 				      kvm_cpu_online, kvm_cpu_down_prepare) < 0)
-		pr_err("kvm_guest: Failed to install cpu hotplug callbacks\n");
+		pr_err("failed to install cpu hotplug callbacks\n");
 #else
 	sev_map_percpu_data();
 	kvm_guest_cpu_init();
@@ -746,7 +748,7 @@ static __init int kvm_setup_pv_tlb_flush(void)
 			zalloc_cpumask_var_node(per_cpu_ptr(&__pv_tlb_mask, cpu),
 				GFP_KERNEL, cpu_to_node(cpu));
 		}
-		pr_info("KVM setup pv remote TLB flush\n");
+		pr_info("setup pv remote TLB flush\n");
 	}
 
 	return 0;
@@ -879,8 +881,8 @@ static void kvm_enable_host_haltpoll(void *i)
 void arch_haltpoll_enable(unsigned int cpu)
 {
 	if (!kvm_para_has_feature(KVM_FEATURE_POLL_CONTROL)) {
-		pr_err_once("kvm: host does not support poll control\n");
-		pr_err_once("kvm: host upgrade recommended\n");
+		pr_err_once("host does not support poll control\n");
+		pr_err_once("host upgrade recommended\n");
 		return;
 	}
 
-- 
1.8.3.1


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* [PATCH v2 3/4] xen: Mark "xen_nopvspin" parameter obsolete and map it to "nopvspin"
  2019-09-30 12:08 [PATCH v2 0/3] Add a unified parameter "nopvspin" Zhenzhong Duan
  2019-09-30 12:08 ` [PATCH v2 1/4] x86/kvm: Add "nopvspin" parameter to disable PV spinlocks Zhenzhong Duan
  2019-09-30 12:08 ` [PATCH v2 2/4] x86/kvm: Change print code to use pr_*() format Zhenzhong Duan
@ 2019-09-30 12:08 ` Zhenzhong Duan
  2019-09-30 12:09 ` [PATCH v2 4/4] x86/hyperv: Mark "hv_nopvspin" " Zhenzhong Duan
  2019-10-01 12:19 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] Add a unified parameter "nopvspin" Zhenzhong Duan
  4 siblings, 0 replies; 6+ messages in thread
From: Zhenzhong Duan @ 2019-09-30 12:08 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel
  Cc: vkuznets, linux-hyperv, kvm, Zhenzhong Duan, Jonathan Corbet,
	Boris Ostrovsky, Juergen Gross, Stefano Stabellini,
	Thomas Gleixner, Ingo Molnar, Borislav Petkov, H. Peter Anvin

Fix stale description of "xen_nopvspin" as we use qspinlock now.

Signed-off-by: Zhenzhong Duan <zhenzhong.duan@oracle.com>
Reviewed-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com>
Cc: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
Cc: Stefano Stabellini <sstabellini@kernel.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
---
 Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt |  7 ++++---
 arch/x86/xen/spinlock.c                         | 13 +++++++------
 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index 4b956d8..1f0a62f 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -5303,8 +5303,9 @@
 			never -- do not unplug even if version check succeeds
 
 	xen_nopvspin	[X86,XEN]
-			Disables the ticketlock slowpath using Xen PV
-			optimizations.
+			Disables the qspinlock slowpath using Xen PV optimizations.
+			This parameter is obsoleted by "nopvspin" parameter, which
+			has equivalent effect for XEN platform.
 
 	xen_nopv	[X86]
 			Disables the PV optimizations forcing the HVM guest to
@@ -5330,7 +5331,7 @@
 			as generic guest with no PV drivers. Currently support
 			XEN HVM, KVM, HYPER_V and VMWARE guest.
 
-	nopvspin	[X86,KVM] Disables the qspinlock slow path
+	nopvspin	[X86,XEN,KVM] Disables the qspinlock slow path
 			using PV optimizations which allow the hypervisor to
 			'idle' the guest on lock contention.
 
diff --git a/arch/x86/xen/spinlock.c b/arch/x86/xen/spinlock.c
index 6deb490..092a53f 100644
--- a/arch/x86/xen/spinlock.c
+++ b/arch/x86/xen/spinlock.c
@@ -18,7 +18,6 @@
 static DEFINE_PER_CPU(int, lock_kicker_irq) = -1;
 static DEFINE_PER_CPU(char *, irq_name);
 static DEFINE_PER_CPU(atomic_t, xen_qlock_wait_nest);
-static bool xen_pvspin = true;
 
 static void xen_qlock_kick(int cpu)
 {
@@ -68,7 +67,7 @@ void xen_init_lock_cpu(int cpu)
 	int irq;
 	char *name;
 
-	if (!xen_pvspin)
+	if (!pvspin)
 		return;
 
 	WARN(per_cpu(lock_kicker_irq, cpu) >= 0, "spinlock on CPU%d exists on IRQ%d!\n",
@@ -93,7 +92,7 @@ void xen_init_lock_cpu(int cpu)
 
 void xen_uninit_lock_cpu(int cpu)
 {
-	if (!xen_pvspin)
+	if (!pvspin)
 		return;
 
 	unbind_from_irqhandler(per_cpu(lock_kicker_irq, cpu), NULL);
@@ -117,9 +116,9 @@ void __init xen_init_spinlocks(void)
 
 	/*  Don't need to use pvqspinlock code if there is only 1 vCPU. */
 	if (num_possible_cpus() == 1)
-		xen_pvspin = false;
+		pvspin = false;
 
-	if (!xen_pvspin) {
+	if (!pvspin) {
 		printk(KERN_DEBUG "xen: PV spinlocks disabled\n");
 		static_branch_disable(&virt_spin_lock_key);
 		return;
@@ -137,7 +136,9 @@ void __init xen_init_spinlocks(void)
 
 static __init int xen_parse_nopvspin(char *arg)
 {
-	xen_pvspin = false;
+	pr_notice("\"xen_nopvspin\" is deprecated, please use \"nopvspin\" instead\n");
+	if (xen_domain())
+		pvspin = false;
 	return 0;
 }
 early_param("xen_nopvspin", xen_parse_nopvspin);
-- 
1.8.3.1


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* [PATCH v2 4/4] x86/hyperv: Mark "hv_nopvspin" parameter obsolete and map it to "nopvspin"
  2019-09-30 12:08 [PATCH v2 0/3] Add a unified parameter "nopvspin" Zhenzhong Duan
                   ` (2 preceding siblings ...)
  2019-09-30 12:08 ` [PATCH v2 3/4] xen: Mark "xen_nopvspin" parameter obsolete and map it to "nopvspin" Zhenzhong Duan
@ 2019-09-30 12:09 ` " Zhenzhong Duan
  2019-10-01 12:19 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] Add a unified parameter "nopvspin" Zhenzhong Duan
  4 siblings, 0 replies; 6+ messages in thread
From: Zhenzhong Duan @ 2019-09-30 12:09 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel
  Cc: vkuznets, linux-hyperv, kvm, Zhenzhong Duan, Jonathan Corbet,
	K. Y. Srinivasan, Haiyang Zhang, Stephen Hemminger, Sasha Levin,
	Thomas Gleixner, Ingo Molnar, Borislav Petkov, H. Peter Anvin

Includes asm/hypervisor.h in order to reference x86_hyper_type.

Signed-off-by: Zhenzhong Duan <zhenzhong.duan@oracle.com>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: "K. Y. Srinivasan" <kys@microsoft.com>
Cc: Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@microsoft.com>
Cc: Stephen Hemminger <sthemmin@microsoft.com>
Cc: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
---
 Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt | 6 +++++-
 arch/x86/hyperv/hv_spinlock.c                   | 9 +++++----
 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index 1f0a62f..43f922c 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -1436,6 +1436,10 @@
 	hv_nopvspin	[X86,HYPER_V] Disables the paravirt spinlock optimizations
 				      which allow the hypervisor to 'idle' the
 				      guest on lock contention.
+				      This parameter is obsoleted by "nopvspin"
+				      parameter, which has equivalent effect for
+				      HYPER_V platform.
+
 
 	keep_bootcon	[KNL]
 			Do not unregister boot console at start. This is only
@@ -5331,7 +5335,7 @@
 			as generic guest with no PV drivers. Currently support
 			XEN HVM, KVM, HYPER_V and VMWARE guest.
 
-	nopvspin	[X86,XEN,KVM] Disables the qspinlock slow path
+	nopvspin	[X86,XEN,KVM,HYPER_V] Disables the qspinlock slow path
 			using PV optimizations which allow the hypervisor to
 			'idle' the guest on lock contention.
 
diff --git a/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_spinlock.c b/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_spinlock.c
index 07f21a0..e00e319 100644
--- a/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_spinlock.c
+++ b/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_spinlock.c
@@ -12,12 +12,11 @@
 
 #include <linux/spinlock.h>
 
+#include <asm/hypervisor.h>
 #include <asm/mshyperv.h>
 #include <asm/paravirt.h>
 #include <asm/apic.h>
 
-static bool __initdata hv_pvspin = true;
-
 static void hv_qlock_kick(int cpu)
 {
 	apic->send_IPI(cpu, X86_PLATFORM_IPI_VECTOR);
@@ -64,7 +63,7 @@ __visible bool hv_vcpu_is_preempted(int vcpu)
 
 void __init hv_init_spinlocks(void)
 {
-	if (!hv_pvspin || !apic ||
+	if (!pvspin || !apic ||
 	    !(ms_hyperv.hints & HV_X64_CLUSTER_IPI_RECOMMENDED) ||
 	    !(ms_hyperv.features & HV_X64_MSR_GUEST_IDLE_AVAILABLE)) {
 		pr_info("PV spinlocks disabled\n");
@@ -82,7 +81,9 @@ void __init hv_init_spinlocks(void)
 
 static __init int hv_parse_nopvspin(char *arg)
 {
-	hv_pvspin = false;
+	pr_notice("\"hv_nopvspin\" is deprecated, please use \"nopvspin\" instead\n");
+	if (x86_hyper_type == X86_HYPER_MS_HYPERV)
+		pvspin = false;
 	return 0;
 }
 early_param("hv_nopvspin", hv_parse_nopvspin);
-- 
1.8.3.1


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* Re: [PATCH v2 0/3] Add a unified parameter "nopvspin"
  2019-09-30 12:08 [PATCH v2 0/3] Add a unified parameter "nopvspin" Zhenzhong Duan
                   ` (3 preceding siblings ...)
  2019-09-30 12:09 ` [PATCH v2 4/4] x86/hyperv: Mark "hv_nopvspin" " Zhenzhong Duan
@ 2019-10-01 12:19 ` Zhenzhong Duan
  4 siblings, 0 replies; 6+ messages in thread
From: Zhenzhong Duan @ 2019-10-01 12:19 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel; +Cc: vkuznets, linux-hyperv, kvm

On 2019/9/30 20:08, Zhenzhong Duan wrote:
> There are cases folks want to disable spinlock optimization for
> debug/test purpose. Xen and hyperv already have parameters "xen_nopvspin"
> and "hv_nopvspin" to support that, but kvm doesn't.
>
> The first patch adds that feature to KVM guest with "nopvspin".
>
> For compatibility reason original parameters "xen_nopvspin" and
> "hv_nopvspin" are retained and marked obsolete.
>
> v2:
> PATCH1: pick the print code change into seperate PATCH2,
>          updated patch description             [Vitaly Kuznetsov]
> PATCH2: new patch with print code change      [Vitaly Kuznetsov]

Sorry, please ignore this mail thread, just found the indentation in 
PATCH2 is wrong. I'll send a v3 later.

Thanks

Zhenzhong


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2019-09-30 12:08 ` [PATCH v2 2/4] x86/kvm: Change print code to use pr_*() format Zhenzhong Duan
2019-09-30 12:08 ` [PATCH v2 3/4] xen: Mark "xen_nopvspin" parameter obsolete and map it to "nopvspin" Zhenzhong Duan
2019-09-30 12:09 ` [PATCH v2 4/4] x86/hyperv: Mark "hv_nopvspin" " Zhenzhong Duan
2019-10-01 12:19 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] Add a unified parameter "nopvspin" Zhenzhong Duan

Linux-HyperV Archive on lore.kernel.org

Archives are clonable:
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/linux-hyperv/0 linux-hyperv/git/0.git

	# If you have public-inbox 1.1+ installed, you may
	# initialize and index your mirror using the following commands:
	public-inbox-init -V2 linux-hyperv linux-hyperv/ https://lore.kernel.org/linux-hyperv \
		linux-hyperv@vger.kernel.org linux-hyperv@archiver.kernel.org
	public-inbox-index linux-hyperv

Example config snippet for mirrors

Newsgroup available over NNTP:
	nntp://nntp.lore.kernel.org/org.kernel.vger.linux-hyperv


AGPL code for this site: git clone https://public-inbox.org/ public-inbox