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Paolo Bonzini June 13, 2019, 5:02 p.m. UTC
This is the outcome of the review of Sean's VMX optimization series,
with some coding style improvements (at least according to me :)
and conflicts resolved between the various series that he sent.

The result on nested vmexit.flat is about a 12% improvement on
vmexit speed:

                                   before   after
    cpuid                          14886    13142
    vmcall                         14918    13189
    inl_from_pmtimer               47277    45536
    inl_from_qemu                  46747    44826
    inl_from_kernel                15218    13518
    outl_to_kernel                 15184    13436
    self_ipi_sti_nop               16458    14858
    self_ipi_sti_hlt               31876    28348
    self_ipi_tpr                   16603    15003
    self_ipi_tpr_sti_nop           16509    15048
    self_ipi_tpr_sti_hlt           32027    28386
    x2apic_self_ipi_sti_hlt        16386    14788
    x2apic_self_ipi_tpr_sti_hlt    16479    14881


Patches 1-6 were posted as "KVM: VMX: INTR, NMI and #MC cleanup".

Patches 7-13 were posted as "KVM: nVMX: Optimize VMCS data copying".

Patches 15-30 were posted as "KVM: nVMX: Optimize nested VM-Entry".

Patches 31-43 were posted as "KVM: VMX: Reduce VMWRITEs to VMCS controls".

Paolo Bonzini (5):
  kvm: nVMX: small cleanup in handle_exception
  KVM: nVMX: Rename prepare_vmcs02_*_full to prepare_vmcs02_*_rare
  KVM: VMX: simplify vmx_prepare_switch_to_{guest,host}
  KVM: x86: introduce is_pae_paging
  KVM: nVMX: shadow pin based execution controls

Sean Christopherson (38):
  KVM: VMX: Fix handling of #MC that occurs during VM-Entry
  KVM: VMX: Read cached VM-Exit reason to detect external interrupt
  KVM: VMX: Store the host kernel's IDT base in a global variable
  KVM: x86: Move kvm_{before,after}_interrupt() calls to vendor code
  KVM: VMX: Handle NMIs, #MCs and async #PFs in common irqs-disabled fn
  KVM: nVMX: Intercept VMWRITEs to read-only shadow VMCS fields
  KVM: nVMX: Intercept VMWRITEs to GUEST_{CS,SS}_AR_BYTES
  KVM: nVMX: Track vmcs12 offsets for shadowed VMCS fields
  KVM: nVMX: Lift sync_vmcs12() out of prepare_vmcs12()
  KVM: nVMX: Use descriptive names for VMCS sync functions and flags
  KVM: nVMX: Add helpers to identify shadowed VMCS fields
  KVM: nVMX: Sync rarely accessed guest fields only when needed
  KVM: VMX: Always signal #GP on WRMSR to MSR_IA32_CR_PAT with bad value
  KVM: nVMX: Always sync GUEST_BNDCFGS when it comes from vmcs01
  KVM: nVMX: Write ENCLS-exiting bitmap once per vmcs02
  KVM: nVMX: Don't rewrite GUEST_PML_INDEX during nested VM-Entry
  KVM: nVMX: Don't "put" vCPU or host state when switching VMCS
  KVM: nVMX: Don't reread VMCS-agnostic state when switching VMCS
  KVM: nVMX: Don't dump VMCS if virtual APIC page can't be mapped
  KVM: nVMX: Don't speculatively write virtual-APIC page address
  KVM: nVMX: Don't speculatively write APIC-access page address
  KVM: nVMX: Update vmcs12 for MSR_IA32_CR_PAT when it's written
  KVM: nVMX: Update vmcs12 for SYSENTER MSRs when they're written
  KVM: nVMX: Update vmcs12 for MSR_IA32_DEBUGCTLMSR when it's written
  KVM: nVMX: Don't update GUEST_BNDCFGS if it's clean in HV eVMCS
  KVM: nVMX: Copy PDPTRs to/from vmcs12 only when necessary
  KVM: nVMX: Use adjusted pin controls for vmcs02
  KVM: VMX: Add builder macros for shadowing controls
  KVM: VMX: Shadow VMCS pin controls
  KVM: VMX: Shadow VMCS primary execution controls
  KVM: VMX: Shadow VMCS secondary execution controls
  KVM: nVMX: Shadow VMCS controls on a per-VMCS basis
  KVM: nVMX: Don't reset VMCS controls shadow on VMCS switch
  KVM: VMX: Explicitly initialize controls shadow at VMCS allocation
  KVM: nVMX: Preserve last USE_MSR_BITMAPS when preparing vmcs02
  KVM: nVMX: Preset *DT exiting in vmcs02 when emulating UMIP
  KVM: VMX: Drop hv_timer_armed from 'struct loaded_vmcs'
  KVM: VMX: Leave preemption timer running when it's disabled

 arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h       |   2 +-
 arch/x86/kvm/svm.c                    |   6 +-
 arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c             | 591 +++++++++++++++++++++-------------
 arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.h             |   2 +-
 arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmcs.h               |  17 +-
 arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmcs12.h             |  57 ++--
 arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmcs_shadow_fields.h |  79 ++---
 arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c                | 408 ++++++++++++-----------
 arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.h                | 122 +++----
 arch/x86/kvm/x86.c                    |  12 +-
 arch/x86/kvm/x86.h                    |   5 +
 11 files changed, 733 insertions(+), 568 deletions(-)