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SubjectRe: [PATCH delta V13 14/14] kvm : Paravirtual ticketlocks support for linux guests running on KVM hypervisor
On 08/13/2013 01:02 PM, Raghavendra K T wrote:
> * Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> [2013-08-13 18:55:52]:
>
>> Would be nice to have a delta fix patch against tip:x86/spinlocks, which
>> I'll then backmerge into that series via rebasing it.
>>
> There was a namespace collision of PER_CPU lock_waiting variable when
> we have both Xen and KVM enabled.
>
> Perhaps this week wasn't for me. Had run 100 times randconfig in a loop
> for the fix sent earlier :(.
>
> Ingo, below delta patch should fix it, IIRC, I hope you will be folding this
> back to patch 14/14 itself. Else please let me.
> I have already run allnoconfig, allyesconfig, randconfig with below patch. But will
> test again. This should apply on top of tip:x86/spinlocks.
>
> ---8<---
> From: Raghavendra K T <raghavendra.kt@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>
> Fix Namespace collision for lock_waiting
>
> Signed-off-by: Raghavendra K T <raghavendra.kt@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> ---
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c b/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c
> index d442471..b8ef630 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c
> @@ -673,7 +673,7 @@ struct kvm_lock_waiting {
> static cpumask_t waiting_cpus;
>
> /* Track spinlock on which a cpu is waiting */
> -static DEFINE_PER_CPU(struct kvm_lock_waiting, lock_waiting);
> +static DEFINE_PER_CPU(struct kvm_lock_waiting, klock_waiting);

Has static stopped meaning static?

J

>
> static void kvm_lock_spinning(struct arch_spinlock *lock, __ticket_t want)
> {
> @@ -685,7 +685,7 @@ static void kvm_lock_spinning(struct arch_spinlock *lock, __ticket_t want)
> if (in_nmi())
> return;
>
> - w = &__get_cpu_var(lock_waiting);
> + w = &__get_cpu_var(klock_waiting);
> cpu = smp_processor_id();
> start = spin_time_start();
>
> @@ -756,7 +756,7 @@ static void kvm_unlock_kick(struct arch_spinlock *lock, __ticket_t ticket)
>
> add_stats(RELEASED_SLOW, 1);
> for_each_cpu(cpu, &waiting_cpus) {
> - const struct kvm_lock_waiting *w = &per_cpu(lock_waiting, cpu);
> + const struct kvm_lock_waiting *w = &per_cpu(klock_waiting, cpu);
> if (ACCESS_ONCE(w->lock) == lock &&
> ACCESS_ONCE(w->want) == ticket) {
> add_stats(RELEASED_SLOW_KICKED, 1);
>
>



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