[2/2] KVM: x86/mmu: Simplify code for aging SPTEs in TDP MMU
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Message ID 20210331004942.2444916-3-seanjc@google.com
State Accepted
Commit 8f8f52a45d928d638c7ffbd081de85c692b28964
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  • KVM: x86/mmu: TDP MMU fixes/cleanups
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Sean Christopherson March 31, 2021, 12:49 a.m. UTC
Use a basic NOT+AND sequence to clear the Accessed bit in TDP MMU SPTEs,
as opposed to the fancy ffs()+clear_bit() logic that was copied from the
legacy MMU.  The legacy MMU uses clear_bit() because it is operating on
the SPTE itself, i.e. clearing needs to be atomic.  The TDP MMU operates
on a local variable that it later writes to the SPTE, and so doesn't need
to be atomic or even resident in memory.

Opportunistically drop unnecessary initialization of new_spte, it's
guaranteed to be written before being accessed.

Using NOT+AND instead of ffs()+clear_bit() reduces the sequence from:

   0x0000000000058be6 <+134>:	test   %rax,%rax
   0x0000000000058be9 <+137>:	je     0x58bf4 <age_gfn_range+148>
   0x0000000000058beb <+139>:	test   %rax,%rdi
   0x0000000000058bee <+142>:	je     0x58cdc <age_gfn_range+380>
   0x0000000000058bf4 <+148>:	mov    %rdi,0x8(%rsp)
   0x0000000000058bf9 <+153>:	mov    $0xffffffff,%edx
   0x0000000000058bfe <+158>:	bsf    %eax,%edx
   0x0000000000058c01 <+161>:	movslq %edx,%rdx
   0x0000000000058c04 <+164>:	lock btr %rdx,0x8(%rsp)
   0x0000000000058c0b <+171>:	mov    0x8(%rsp),%r15


   0x0000000000058bdd <+125>:	test   %rax,%rax
   0x0000000000058be0 <+128>:	je     0x58beb <age_gfn_range+139>
   0x0000000000058be2 <+130>:	test   %rax,%r8
   0x0000000000058be5 <+133>:	je     0x58cc0 <age_gfn_range+352>
   0x0000000000058beb <+139>:	not    %rax
   0x0000000000058bee <+142>:	and    %r8,%rax
   0x0000000000058bf1 <+145>:	mov    %rax,%r15

thus eliminating several memory accesses, including a locked access.

Cc: Ben Gardon <bgardon@google.com>
Signed-off-by: Sean Christopherson <seanjc@google.com>
 arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.c | 5 ++---
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.c b/arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.c
index 724088bea4b0..161b77925a19 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.c
@@ -951,7 +951,7 @@  static int age_gfn_range(struct kvm *kvm, struct kvm_memory_slot *slot,
 	struct tdp_iter iter;
 	int young = 0;
-	u64 new_spte = 0;
+	u64 new_spte;
@@ -966,8 +966,7 @@  static int age_gfn_range(struct kvm *kvm, struct kvm_memory_slot *slot,
 		new_spte = iter.old_spte;
 		if (spte_ad_enabled(new_spte)) {
-			clear_bit((ffs(shadow_accessed_mask) - 1),
-				  (unsigned long *)&new_spte);
+			new_spte &= ~shadow_accessed_mask;
 		} else {
 			 * Capture the dirty status of the page, so that it doesn't get