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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1 1/2] KVM: s390: Tracing APCB changes
On Fri, 5 Oct 2018 10:57:22 +0200
Pierre Morel <pmorel@linux.ibm.com> wrote:

> On 05/10/2018 10:49, Cornelia Huck wrote:
> > On Fri, 5 Oct 2018 10:31:09 +0200
> > Pierre Morel <pmorel@linux.ibm.com> wrote:
> >
> >> kvm_arch_crypto_set_masks is a new function to centralize
> >> the setup the APCB masks inside the CRYCB SIE satelite.
> >
> > s/satelite/satellite/
> >
> >>
> >> To trace APCB mask changes, we add KVM_EVENT() tracing to
> >> both kvm_arch_crypto_set_masks and kvm_arch_crypto_clear_masks.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Pierre Morel <pmorel@linux.ibm.com>
> >> ---
> >> arch/s390/include/asm/kvm_host.h | 2 ++
> >> arch/s390/kvm/kvm-s390.c | 41 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >> 2 files changed, 43 insertions(+)

(...)

> > The locking and requests makes me wonder if we missed them before...
> > were they simply not needed for the prior use case (mdev group
> > notifier)?
>
> Before we used to set the mask before creating the vcpu.
> In fact since we still call this function from the initialization
> of VFIO AP we still do.
>
> But since this function is more generic we need to be more careful
> if it is called when vcpu are running.
> We do the same locking mechanism in the kvm_arch_crypto_clear_mask().

Yes, that makes sense.

Reviewed-by: Cornelia Huck <cohuck@redhat.com>

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