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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 00/21] KVM: s390: enable zPCI for interpretive execution
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Am 27.06.22 um 22:57 schrieb Matthew Rosato:
> On 6/6/22 4:33 PM, Matthew Rosato wrote:
>> Enable interpretive execution of zPCI instructions + adapter interruption
>> forwarding for s390x KVM vfio-pci.  This is done by triggering a routine
>> when the VFIO group is associated with the KVM guest, transmitting to
>> firmware a special token (GISA designation) to enable that specific guest
>> for interpretive execution on that zPCI device.  Load/store interpreation
>> enablement is then controlled by userspace (based upon whether or not a
>> SHM bit is placed in the virtual function handle).  Adapter Event
>> Notification interpretation is controlled from userspace via a new KVM
>> ioctl.
>>
>> By allowing intepretation of zPCI instructions and firmware delivery of
>> interrupts to guests, we can reduce the frequency of guest SIE exits for
>> zPCI.
>>
>>  From the perspective of guest configuration, you passthrough zPCI devices
>> in the same manner as before, with intepretation support being used by
>> default if available in kernel+qemu.
>>
>> Will follow up with a link the most recent QEMU series.
>>
>> Changelog v8->v9:
>> - Rebase on top of 5.19-rc1, adjust ioctl and capability defines
>> - s/kzdev = 0/kzdev = NULL/ (Alex)
>> - rename vfio_pci_zdev_open to vfio_pci_zdev_open_device (Jason)
>> - rename vfio_pci_zdev_release to vfio_pci_zdev_close_device (Jason)
>> - make vfio_pci_zdev_close_device return void, instead WARN_ON or ignore
>>    errors in lower level function (kvm_s390_pci_unregister_kvm) (Jason)
>> - remove notifier accidentally left in struct zpci_dev + associated
>>    include statment (Jason)
>> - Remove patch 'KVM: s390: introduce CPU feature for zPCI Interpretation'
>>    based on discussion in QEMU thread.
>>
>
> Ping -- I'm hoping this can make the next merge window, but there are still 2 patches left without any review tag (16 & 17).

Yes, I will queue this (as is). Ideally you would rebase this on top of kvm/next but I can also do while applying.
Let me know if you want to respin with the Nits from Pierre.

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