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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/7] KVM: x86: hyper-v: make KVM_GET_SUPPORTED_HV_CPUID more useful
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On 24/09/20 16:57, Vitaly Kuznetsov wrote:
> Changes since v1:
> - Rebased to kvm/queue [KVM_CAP_SYS_HYPERV_CPUID -> 188]
>
> QEMU series using the feature:
> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2020-09/msg02017.html
>
> Original description:
>
> KVM_GET_SUPPORTED_HV_CPUID was initially implemented as a vCPU ioctl but
> this is not very useful when VMM is just trying to query which Hyper-V
> features are supported by the host prior to creating VM/vCPUs. The data
> in KVM_GET_SUPPORTED_HV_CPUID is mostly static with a few exceptions but
> it seems we can change this. Add support for KVM_GET_SUPPORTED_HV_CPUID as
> a system ioctl as well.
>
> QEMU specific description:
> In some cases QEMU needs to collect the information about which Hyper-V
> features are supported by KVM and pass it up the stack. For non-hyper-v
> features this is done with system-wide KVM_GET_SUPPORTED_CPUID/
> KVM_GET_MSRS ioctls but Hyper-V specific features don't get in the output
> (as Hyper-V CPUIDs intersect with KVM's). In QEMU, CPU feature expansion
> happens before any KVM vcpus are created so KVM_GET_SUPPORTED_HV_CPUID
> can't be used in its current shape.
>
> Vitaly Kuznetsov (7):
> KVM: x86: hyper-v: Mention SynDBG CPUID leaves in api.rst
> KVM: x86: hyper-v: disallow configuring SynIC timers with no SynIC
> KVM: x86: hyper-v: make KVM_GET_SUPPORTED_HV_CPUID output independent
> of eVMCS enablement
> KVM: x86: hyper-v: always advertise HV_STIMER_DIRECT_MODE_AVAILABLE
> KVM: x86: hyper-v: drop now unneeded vcpu parameter from
> kvm_vcpu_ioctl_get_hv_cpuid()
> KVM: x86: hyper-v: allow KVM_GET_SUPPORTED_HV_CPUID as a system ioctl
> KVM: selftests: test KVM_GET_SUPPORTED_HV_CPUID as a system ioctl
>
> Documentation/virt/kvm/api.rst | 12 +--
> arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h | 2 +-
> arch/x86/kvm/hyperv.c | 30 ++++----
> arch/x86/kvm/hyperv.h | 3 +-
> arch/x86/kvm/vmx/evmcs.c | 8 +-
> arch/x86/kvm/vmx/evmcs.h | 2 +-
> arch/x86/kvm/x86.c | 44 ++++++-----
> include/uapi/linux/kvm.h | 3 +-
> .../testing/selftests/kvm/include/kvm_util.h | 2 +
> tools/testing/selftests/kvm/lib/kvm_util.c | 26 +++++++
> .../selftests/kvm/x86_64/hyperv_cpuid.c | 77 +++++++++----------
> 11 files changed, 120 insertions(+), 89 deletions(-)
>

Queued patches 1-2 while we discuss the rest, thanks.

Paolo

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