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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] KVM: x86: expose UMWAIT/UMONITOR/TPAUSE CPU features into VM.
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On 10/07/2018 10:54, Jingqi Liu wrote:
> UMONITOR, UMWAIT, and TPAUSE are a set of user wait instructions.
>
> UMONITOR arms address monitoring hardware using an address. A store
> to an address within the specified address range triggers the
> monitoring hardware to wake up the processor waiting in umwait.
>
> UMWAIT instructs the processor to enter an implementation-dependent
> optimized state while monitoring a range of addresses. The optimized
> state may be either a light-weight power/performance optimized state
> (c0.1 state) or an improved power/performance optimized state
> (c0.2 state).
>
> TPAUSE instructs the processor to enter an implementation-dependent
> optimized state c0.1 or c0.2 state and wake up when time-stamp counter
> reaches specified timeout.
>
> Availability of the user wait instructions is indicated by the presence
> of the CPUID feature flag WAITPKG CPUID.0x07.0x0:ECX[5].
>
> This patch exposes the umonitor,umwait, and tpause features to the guest.
>
> The release document ref below link:
> https://software.intel.com/sites/default/files/managed/c5/15/\
> architecture-instruction-set-extensions-programming-reference.pdf
> This patch has a dependency on https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/6/15/657.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jingqi Liu <jingqi.liu@intel.com>

Hi Jingqi, you also need to track and save/restore IA32_UMWAIT_CONTROL.

Thanks,

Paolo

> ---
> arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c b/arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c
> index 7e042e3..e16c05e 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c
> @@ -406,7 +406,7 @@ static inline int __do_cpuid_ent(struct kvm_cpuid_entry2 *entry, u32 function,
> F(AVX512VBMI) | F(LA57) | F(PKU) | 0 /*OSPKE*/ |
> F(AVX512_VPOPCNTDQ) | F(UMIP) | F(AVX512_VBMI2) | F(GFNI) |
> F(VAES) | F(VPCLMULQDQ) | F(AVX512_VNNI) | F(AVX512_BITALG) |
> - F(CLDEMOTE);
> + F(CLDEMOTE) | F(WAITPKG);
>
> /* cpuid 7.0.edx*/
> const u32 kvm_cpuid_7_0_edx_x86_features =
>

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