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From: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
To: David Laight <David.Laight@aculab.com>
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Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 0/5] madvise MADV_DOEXEC
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2020 12:13:16 +0100
Message-ID: <20200804111316.GE23808@casper.infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <9371b8272fd84280ae40b409b260bab3@AcuMS.aculab.com>

On Tue, Aug 04, 2020 at 08:44:42AM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> From: James Bottomley
> > Sent: 03 August 2020 16:43
> > 
> > On Mon, 2020-08-03 at 10:28 -0500, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > [...]
> > > What is wrong with live migration between one qemu process and
> > > another qemu process on the same machine not work for this use case?
> > >
> > > Just reusing live migration would seem to be the simplest path of
> > > all, as the code is already implemented.  Further if something goes
> > > wrong with the live migration you can fallback to the existing
> > > process.  With exec there is no fallback if the new version does not
> > > properly support the handoff protocol of the old version.
> > 
> > Actually, could I ask this another way: the other patch set you sent to
> > the KVM list was to snapshot the VM to a PKRAM capsule preserved across
> > kexec using zero copy for extremely fast save/restore.  The original
> > idea was to use this as part of a CRIU based snapshot, kexec to new
> > system, restore.  However, why can't you do a local snapshot, restart
> > qemu, restore using the PKRAM capsule to achieve exactly the same as
> > MADV_DOEXEC does but using a system that's easy to reason about?  It
> > may be slightly slower, but I think we're still talking milliseconds.
> 
> 
> I've had another idea (that is probably impossible...).
> What about a 'reverse mmap' operation.
> Something that creates an fd whose contents are a chunk of the
> processes address space.

http://www.wil.cx/~willy/linux/sileby.html


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Thread overview: 44+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-27 17:11 Anthony Yznaga
2020-07-27 17:07 ` Eric W. Biederman
2020-07-27 18:00   ` Steven Sistare
2020-07-28 13:40     ` Christian Brauner
2020-07-27 17:11 ` [RFC PATCH 1/5] elf: reintroduce using MAP_FIXED_NOREPLACE for elf executable mappings Anthony Yznaga
2020-07-27 17:11 ` [RFC PATCH 2/5] mm: do not assume only the stack vma exists in setup_arg_pages() Anthony Yznaga
2020-07-27 17:11 ` [RFC PATCH 3/5] mm: introduce VM_EXEC_KEEP Anthony Yznaga
2020-07-28 13:38   ` Eric W. Biederman
2020-07-28 17:44     ` Anthony Yznaga
2020-07-29 13:52   ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2020-07-29 23:20     ` Anthony Yznaga
2020-07-27 17:11 ` [RFC PATCH 4/5] exec, elf: require opt-in for accepting preserved mem Anthony Yznaga
2020-07-27 17:11 ` [RFC PATCH 5/5] mm: introduce MADV_DOEXEC Anthony Yznaga
2020-07-28 13:22   ` Kirill Tkhai
2020-07-28 14:06     ` Steven Sistare
2020-07-28 11:34 ` [RFC PATCH 0/5] madvise MADV_DOEXEC Kirill Tkhai
2020-07-28 17:28   ` Anthony Yznaga
2020-07-28 14:23 ` Andy Lutomirski
2020-07-28 14:30   ` Steven Sistare
2020-07-30 15:22 ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-07-30 15:27   ` Christian Brauner
2020-07-30 15:34     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-07-30 15:54       ` Christian Brauner
2020-07-31  9:12     ` Stefan Hajnoczi
2020-07-30 15:59   ` Steven Sistare
2020-07-30 17:12     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-07-30 17:35       ` Steven Sistare
2020-07-30 17:49         ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-07-30 18:27           ` Steven Sistare
2020-07-30 21:58             ` Eric W. Biederman
2020-07-31 14:57               ` Steven Sistare
2020-07-31 15:27                 ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-07-31 16:11                   ` Steven Sistare
2020-07-31 16:56                     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-07-31 17:15                       ` Steven Sistare
2020-07-31 17:48                         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-07-31 17:55                           ` Steven Sistare
2020-07-31 17:23                     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-08-03 15:28                 ` Eric W. Biederman
2020-08-03 15:42                   ` James Bottomley
2020-08-03 20:03                     ` Steven Sistare
     [not found]                     ` <9371b8272fd84280ae40b409b260bab3@AcuMS.aculab.com>
2020-08-04 11:13                       ` Matthew Wilcox [this message]
2020-08-03 19:29                   ` Steven Sistare
2020-07-31 19:41 ` Steven Sistare

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