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From: Wei Liu <wl@xen.org>
To: Julien Grall <julien@xen.org>
Cc: xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org, Wei.Chen@arm.com,
	Henry.Wang@arm.com, Penny.Zheng@arm.com,
	Bertrand.Marquis@arm.com, "Wei Liu" <wei.liu2@citrix.com>,
	"Stefano Stabellini" <sstabellini@kernel.org>,
	"Volodymyr Babchuk" <Volodymyr_Babchuk@epam.com>,
	"Hongyan Xia" <hongyxia@amazon.com>,
	"Julien Grall" <jgrall@amazon.com>,
	"Jan Beulich" <jbeulich@suse.com>, "Wei Liu" <wl@xen.org>,
	"Andrew Cooper" <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>,
	"Roger Pau Monné" <roger.pau@citrix.com>,
	"Hongian Xia" <hongyax@amazon.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFCv2 12/15] xen/arm: add Persistent Map (PMAP) infrastructure
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 21:47:11 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210428214711.7kujg337ja34jb7k@liuwe-devbox-debian-v2> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210425201318.15447-13-julien@xen.org>

On Sun, Apr 25, 2021 at 09:13:15PM +0100, Julien Grall wrote:
> From: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@citrix.com>
> 
> The basic idea is like Persistent Kernel Map (PKMAP) in Linux. We
> pre-populate all the relevant page tables before the system is fully
> set up.
> 
> We will need it on Arm in order to rework the arm64 version of
> xenheap_setup_mappings() as we may need to use pages allocated from
> the boot allocator before they are effectively mapped.
> 
> This infrastructure is not lock-protected therefore can only be used
> before smpboot. After smpboot, map_domain_page() has to be used.
> 
> This is based on the x86 version [1] that was originally implemented
> by Wei Liu.
> 
> Take the opportunity to switch the parameter attr from unsigned to
> unsigned int.
> 
> [1] <e92da4ad6015b6089737fcccba3ec1d6424649a5.1588278317.git.hongyxia@amazon.com>
> 
> Signed-off-by: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@citrix.com>
> Signed-off-by: Hongyan Xia <hongyxia@amazon.com>
> [julien: Adapted for Arm]
> Signed-off-by: Julien Grall <jgrall@amazon.com>
> 
> ---
>     Changes in v2:
>         - New patch
> 
> Cc: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>
> Cc: Wei Liu <wl@xen.org>
> Cc: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>
> Cc: Roger Pau Monné <roger.pau@citrix.com>
> Cc: Hongian Xia <hongyax@amazon.com>
> 
> This is mostly a copy of the PMAP infrastructure currently discussed
> on x86. The only difference is how the page-tables are updated.
> 
> I think we want to consider to provide a common infrastructure. But
> I haven't done it yet to gather feedback on the overall series
> first.

+1. This infrastructure should be common code with arch hooks where
appropriate.

Wei.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-04-28 21:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 58+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-25 20:13 [PATCH RFCv2 00/15] xen/arm: mm: Remove open-coding mappings Julien Grall
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 01/15] xen/arm: lpae: Rename LPAE_ENTRIES_MASK_GS to LPAE_ENTRY_MASK_GS Julien Grall
2021-05-11 22:12   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 02/15] xen/arm: lpae: Use the generic helpers to defined the Xen PT helpers Julien Grall
2021-05-11 22:26   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-05-12 14:26     ` Julien Grall
2021-05-12 21:30       ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-05-12 22:16         ` Julien Grall
2021-05-13 22:44           ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-07-03 17:32             ` Julien Grall
2021-07-13 20:53               ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-07-14 17:40                 ` Julien Grall
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 03/15] xen/arm: p2m: Replace level_{orders, masks} arrays with LEVEL_{ORDER, MASK} Julien Grall
2021-05-11 22:33   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-05-12 14:39     ` Julien Grall
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 04/15] xen/arm: mm: Allow other mapping size in xen_pt_update_entry() Julien Grall
2021-05-11 22:42   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 05/15] xen/arm: mm: Avoid flushing the TLBs when mapping are inserted Julien Grall
2021-05-11 22:51   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 06/15] xen/arm: mm: Don't open-code Xen PT update in remove_early_mappings() Julien Grall
2021-05-11 22:58   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 07/15] xen/arm: mm: Re-implement early_fdt_map() using map_pages_to_xen() Julien Grall
2021-05-12 21:41   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-05-12 22:18     ` Julien Grall
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 08/15] xen/arm32: mm: Check if the virtual address is shared before updating it Julien Grall
2021-05-12 22:00   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-05-12 22:23     ` Julien Grall
2021-05-13 22:32       ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-05-13 22:59         ` Julien Grall
2021-05-14  1:04           ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 09/15] xen/arm32: mm: Re-implement setup_xenheap_mappings() using map_pages_to_xen() Julien Grall
2021-05-12 22:07   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-05-13 17:55     ` Julien Grall
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 10/15] xen/arm: mm: Allocate xen page tables in domheap rather than xenheap Julien Grall
2021-05-12 22:44   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-05-13 18:09     ` Julien Grall
2021-05-13 22:27       ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-05-15  8:48         ` Julien Grall
2021-05-18  0:37           ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 11/15] xen/arm: mm: Allow page-table allocation from the boot allocator Julien Grall
2021-05-13 22:58   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 12/15] xen/arm: add Persistent Map (PMAP) infrastructure Julien Grall
2021-04-26  9:41   ` Xia, Hongyan
2021-07-03 17:57     ` Julien Grall
2021-04-28 21:47   ` Wei Liu [this message]
2021-05-14 23:25   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-05-15  8:54     ` Julien Grall
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 13/15] xen/arm: mm: Use the PMAP helpers in xen_{,un}map_table() Julien Grall
2021-05-14 23:35   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-05-15  9:03     ` Julien Grall
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 14/15] xen/arm: mm: Rework setup_xenheap_mappings() Julien Grall
2021-05-14 23:51   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-05-15  9:21     ` Julien Grall
2021-05-18  0:50       ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-04-25 20:13 ` [PATCH RFCv2 15/15] xen/arm: mm: Re-implement setup_frame_table_mappings() with map_pages_to_xen() Julien Grall
2021-05-15  0:02   ` Stefano Stabellini
2021-05-15  9:25     ` Julien Grall
2021-05-18  0:51       ` Stefano Stabellini

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