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From: Barret Rhoden <brho@google.com>
To: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>
Cc: "Dan Williams" <dan.j.williams@intel.com>,
	"Dave Jiang" <dave.jiang@intel.com>,
	"Ross Zwisler" <zwisler@kernel.org>,
	"Vishal Verma" <vishal.l.verma@intel.com>,
	"Paolo Bonzini" <pbonzini@redhat.com>,
	"Radim Krčmář" <rkrcmar@redhat.com>,
	"Thomas Gleixner" <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	"Ingo Molnar" <mingo@redhat.com>,
	"Borislav Petkov" <bp@alien8.de>,
	linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	x86@kernel.org, kvm@vger.kernel.org, yu.c.zhang@intel.com,
	yi.z.zhang@intel.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] kvm: Use huge pages for DAX-backed files
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:50:51 -0500
Message-ID: <20181113105051.2ffaf468@gnomeregan.cam.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <043a592d-6592-3053-15a0-68cc54a26deb@redhat.com>

On 2018-11-13 at 10:36 David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com> wrote:
> > Note that KVM already faulted in the page (or huge page) in the host's
> > page table, and we hold the KVM mmu spinlock (grabbed before checking
> > the mmu seq).  
> 
> I wonder if the KVM mmu spinlock is enough for walking (not KVM
> exclusive) host page tables. Can you elaborate?

I'll update the commit message with the info from Paolo's email (about
kvm_mmu_notifier_invalidate_range_end()).

Thanks,

Barret

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Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-11-09 20:39 [PATCH 0/2] " Barret Rhoden
2018-11-09 20:39 ` [PATCH 1/2] mm: make dev_pagemap_mapping_shift() externally visible Barret Rhoden
2018-11-13  9:28   ` David Hildenbrand
2018-11-09 20:39 ` [PATCH 2/2] kvm: Use huge pages for DAX-backed files Barret Rhoden
2018-11-12 19:31   ` Paolo Bonzini
2018-11-13 16:21     ` Barret Rhoden
2018-11-13 18:22       ` Paolo Bonzini
2018-11-13  9:36   ` David Hildenbrand
2018-11-13 10:02     ` Pankaj Gupta
2018-11-13 12:41       ` Paolo Bonzini
2018-11-13 15:56       ` Barret Rhoden
2018-11-14  9:09         ` Pankaj Gupta
2018-11-13 15:50     ` Barret Rhoden [this message]
2018-11-14 21:51 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] " Barret Rhoden
2018-11-14 21:51   ` [PATCH v2 1/3] mm: make dev_pagemap_mapping_shift() externally visible Barret Rhoden
2018-11-26 16:50     ` Paolo Bonzini
2018-11-26 18:32     ` Dan Williams
2018-11-14 21:51   ` [PATCH v2 2/3] kvm: Use huge pages for DAX-backed files Barret Rhoden
2018-11-14 21:51   ` [PATCH v2 3/3] kvm: remove redundant PageReserved() check Barret Rhoden
2018-11-27 13:31     ` David Hildenbrand
2018-11-15  0:55   ` [PATCH v2 0/3] kvm: Use huge pages for DAX-backed files Dan Williams
2018-12-03 17:40     ` Barret Rhoden
2018-12-03 18:32       ` Alexander Duyck

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