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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/7] xen/events: reset affinity of 2-level event initially
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Hi Juergen,

On 06/02/2021 10:49, Juergen Gross wrote:
> When creating a new event channel with 2-level events the affinity
> needs to be reset initially in order to avoid using an old affinity
> from earlier usage of the event channel port.
>
> The same applies to the affinity when onlining a vcpu: all old
> affinity settings for this vcpu must be reset. As percpu events get
> initialized before the percpu event channel hook is called,
> resetting of the affinities happens after offlining a vcpu (this is
> working, as initial percpu memory is zeroed out).
>
> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
> Reported-by: Julien Grall <julien@xen.org>
> Signed-off-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
> ---
> drivers/xen/events/events_2l.c | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 20 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/xen/events/events_2l.c b/drivers/xen/events/events_2l.c
> index da87f3a1e351..23217940144a 100644
> --- a/drivers/xen/events/events_2l.c
> +++ b/drivers/xen/events/events_2l.c
> @@ -47,6 +47,16 @@ static unsigned evtchn_2l_max_channels(void)
> return EVTCHN_2L_NR_CHANNELS;
> }
>
> +static int evtchn_2l_setup(evtchn_port_t evtchn)
> +{
> + unsigned int cpu;
> +
> + for_each_online_cpu(cpu)
> + clear_bit(evtchn, BM(per_cpu(cpu_evtchn_mask, cpu)));

The bit corresponding to the event channel can only be set on a single
CPU. Could we avoid the loop and instead clear the bit while closing the
port?

Cheers,

--
Julien Grall

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