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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 08/15] KVM: s390: add the GIB and its related life-cyle functions
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On 03.01.19 10:49, Pierre Morel wrote:
> On 19/12/2018 20:17, Michael Mueller 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.
>
> IMHO "Instead" is not exact.
> The GIB alert is always issued on adapter interrupt if IAM is set even
> if the guest is running in SIE context.
>
> I would prefer to rephrase to something like:
> "If enabled, a GIB alert is issued on the host..." ?

I agree.

>
>
> Reviewed-by: Pierre Morel<pmorel@linux.ibm.com>
>
>
>>
>> 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 +++++++++

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