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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] KVM: Move coalesced MMIO initialization (back) into kvm_create_vm()
On Tue, Aug 16, 2022 at 05:39:37AM +0000, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> Invoke kvm_coalesced_mmio_init() from kvm_create_vm() now that allocating
> and initializing coalesced MMIO objects is separate from registering any
> associated devices. Moving coalesced MMIO cleans up the last oddity
> where KVM does VM creation/initialization after kvm_create_vm(), and more
> importantly after kvm_arch_post_init_vm() is called and the VM is added
> to the global vm_list, i.e. after the VM is fully created as far as KVM
> is concerned.
>
> Originally, kvm_coalesced_mmio_init() was called by kvm_create_vm(), but
> the original implementation was completely devoid of error handling.
> Commit 6ce5a090a9a0 ("KVM: coalesced_mmio: fix kvm_coalesced_mmio_init()'s
> error handling" fixed the various bugs, and in doing so rightly moved the
> call to after kvm_create_vm() because kvm_coalesced_mmio_init() also
> registered the coalesced MMIO device. Commit 2b3c246a682c ("KVM: Make
> coalesced mmio use a device per zone") cleaned up that mess by having
> each zone register a separate device, i.e. moved device registration to
> its logical home in kvm_vm_ioctl_register_coalesced_mmio(). As a result,
> kvm_coalesced_mmio_init() is now a "pure" initialization helper and can
> be safely called from kvm_create_vm().
>
> Opportunstically drop the #ifdef, KVM provides stubs for
> kvm_coalesced_mmio_{init,free}() when CONFIG_KVM_MMIO=n (arm).
^^^
We have CONFIG_KVM_MMIO=y on arm64. Is it actually s390?

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Thanks,
Oliver

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