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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] KVM: Move coalesced MMIO initialization (back) into kvm_create_vm()
On Tue, Aug 16, 2022, Oliver Upton wrote:
> 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?

Yes, I apparently can't read.

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