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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 07/19] KVM: Explicitly free allocated-but-unused dirty bitmap
On Tue, Dec 17, 2019 at 12:40:29PM -0800, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> Explicitly free an allocated-but-unused dirty bitmap instead of relying
> on kvm_free_memslot() if an error occurs in __kvm_set_memory_region().
> There is no longer a need to abuse kvm_free_memslot() to free arch
> specific resources as arch specific code is now called only after the
> common flow is guaranteed to succeed. Arch code can still fail, but
> it's responsible for its own cleanup in that case.
>
> Eliminating the error path's abuse of kvm_free_memslot() paves the way
> for simplifying kvm_free_memslot(), i.e. dropping its @dont param.
>
> Signed-off-by: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@intel.com>
> ---
> virt/kvm/kvm_main.c | 7 ++++---
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c b/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
> index d403e93e3028..6b2261a9e139 100644
> --- a/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
> +++ b/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
> @@ -1096,7 +1096,7 @@ int __kvm_set_memory_region(struct kvm *kvm,
>
> slots = kvzalloc(sizeof(struct kvm_memslots), GFP_KERNEL_ACCOUNT);
> if (!slots)
> - goto out_free;
> + goto out_bitmap;
> memcpy(slots, __kvm_memslots(kvm, as_id), sizeof(struct kvm_memslots));
>
> if ((change == KVM_MR_DELETE) || (change == KVM_MR_MOVE)) {
> @@ -1144,8 +1144,9 @@ int __kvm_set_memory_region(struct kvm *kvm,
> if (change == KVM_MR_DELETE || change == KVM_MR_MOVE)
> slots = install_new_memslots(kvm, as_id, slots);
> kvfree(slots);
> -out_free:
> - kvm_free_memslot(kvm, &new, &old);
> +out_bitmap:
> + if (new.dirty_bitmap && !old.dirty_bitmap)
> + kvm_destroy_dirty_bitmap(&new);

What if both the old and new have KVM_MEM_LOG_DIRTY_PAGES set?
kvm_free_memslot() did cover that but I see that you explicitly
dropped it. Could I ask why? Thanks,

--
Peter Xu

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