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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 08/15] KVM: s390: add the GIB and its related life-cyle functions
On Wed, 19 Dec 2018 20:17:49 +0100
Michael Mueller <mimu@linux.ibm.com> wrote:

> The Guest Information Block (GIB) links the GISA of all guests
> that have adapter interrupts pending. These interrupts cannot be
> delivered because no vcpu of these guests is currently running in
> SIE context. Instead, a GIB alert is issued on the host to schedule
> these guests to run.
>
> This mechanism allows to process adapter interrupts for currently
> not running guests.
>
> The GIB is created during host initialization and associated with
> the Adapter Interruption Facility in case an Adapter Interruption
> Virtualization Facility is available.
>
> The GIB initialization and thus the activation of the related code
> will be done in an upcoming patch of this series.
>
> Signed-off-by: Michael Mueller <mimu@linux.ibm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Janosch Frank <frankja@linux.ibm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@de.ibm.com>
> ---
> arch/s390/include/asm/kvm_host.h | 10 +++++++++
> arch/s390/kvm/interrupt.c | 44 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> arch/s390/kvm/kvm-s390.c | 1 +
> arch/s390/kvm/kvm-s390.h | 2 ++
> 4 files changed, 57 insertions(+)

> +int kvm_s390_gib_init(u8 nisc)
> +{
> + int rc = 0;
> +
> + if (!css_general_characteristics.aiv) {
> + KVM_EVENT(3, "%s", "gib not initialized, no AIV facility");
> + goto out;
> + }
> +
> + gib = (struct kvm_s390_gib *)get_zeroed_page(GFP_KERNEL | GFP_DMA);
> + if (!gib) {
> + rc = -ENOMEM;
> + goto out;
> + }
> +
> + gib->nisc = nisc;
> + if (chsc_sgib((u32)(u64)gib)) {
> + pr_err("Associating the GIB with the AIV facility failed\n");

I presume that logging the chsc response code (or returning it instead
of -EIO) would not give any interesting information?

> + free_page((unsigned long)gib);
> + gib = NULL;
> + rc = -EIO;
> + goto out;
> + }
> +
> + KVM_EVENT(3, "gib 0x%pK (nisc=%d) initialized", gib, gib->nisc);
> +out:
> + return rc;
> +}

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

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