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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kvm: add proper frame pointer logic for vmx
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On 1/15/19 11:43 AM, Qian Cai wrote:
>
>
> On 1/15/19 2:13 AM, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>> Hmm, maybe like this:
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmenter.S b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmenter.S
>> index bcef2c7e9bc4..33122fa9d4bd 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmenter.S
>> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmenter.S
>> @@ -26,19 +26,17 @@ ENTRY(vmx_vmenter)
>> ret
>>
>> 2: vmlaunch
>> +3:
>> ret
>>
>> -3: cmpb $0, kvm_rebooting
>> - jne 4f
>> - call kvm_spurious_fault
>> -4: ret
>> -
>> .pushsection .fixup, "ax"
>> -5: jmp 3b
>> +4: cmpb $0, kvm_rebooting
>> + jne 3b
>> + jmp kvm_spurious_fault
>> .popsection
>>
>> - _ASM_EXTABLE(1b, 5b)
>> - _ASM_EXTABLE(2b, 5b)
>> + _ASM_EXTABLE(1b, 4b)
>> + _ASM_EXTABLE(2b, 4b)
>>
>> ENDPROC(vmx_vmenter)
>
> No, that will not work. The problem is in vmx.o where I just sent another patch
> for it.
>
> I can see there are five options to solve it.
>
> 1) always inline vmx_vcpu_run()
> 2) always noinline vmx_vcpu_run()
> 3) add -fdiable-ipa-fnsplit option to Makefile for vmx.o
> 4) let STACK_FRAME_NON_STANDARD support part.* syntax.
> 5) trim-down vmx_vcpu_run() even more to not causing splitting by GCC.
>
> Option 1) and 2) seems give away the decision for user with
> CONFIG_CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_(PERFORMANCE/SIZE).
>
> Option 3) prevents other functions there for splitting for optimization.
>
> Option 4) and 5) seems tricky to implement.
>
> I am not more leaning to 3) as only other fuction will miss splitting is
> vmx_segment_access_rights().
>

Option 3) seems a bit tricky to implement too, as it needs to check for the
compiler version before to see if the option is available before put it to the
CFLAGS.

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