[PATCH Yakkety SRU] KVM: PPC: Book3S HV: Fix H_PROD to actually wake the target vcpu

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Tue Mar 7 18:28:15 UTC 2017

From: Paul Mackerras <paulus at ozlabs.org>

BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1670726

The H_PROD hypercall is supposed to wake up an idle vcpu.  We have
an implementation, but because Linux doesn't use it except when
doing cpu hotplug, it was never tested properly.  AIX does use it,
and reported it broken.  It turns out we were waking the wrong
vcpu (the one doing H_PROD, not the target of the prod) and we
weren't handling the case where the target needs an IPI to wake
it.  Fix it by using the existing kvmppc_fast_vcpu_kick_hv()
function, which is intended for this kind of thing, and by using
the target vcpu not the current vcpu.

We were also not looking at the prodded flag when checking whether a
ceded vcpu should wake up, so this adds checks for the prodded flag
alongside the checks for pending exceptions.

Signed-off-by: Paul Mackerras <paulus at ozlabs.org>
(cherry picked from commit 8464c8842de2249061d3c5abc2ccce1bbbd10e7a)
Signed-off-by: Tim Gardner <tim.gardner at canonical.com>
 arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_hv.c | 13 +++++--------
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_hv.c b/arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_hv.c
index 8dcbe37..eb69ce0 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_hv.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_hv.c
@@ -773,12 +773,8 @@ int kvmppc_pseries_do_hcall(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
 		tvcpu->arch.prodded = 1;
-		if (vcpu->arch.ceded) {
-			if (swait_active(&vcpu->wq)) {
-				swake_up(&vcpu->wq);
-				vcpu->stat.halt_wakeup++;
-			}
-		}
+		if (tvcpu->arch.ceded)
+			kvmppc_fast_vcpu_kick_hv(tvcpu);
 	case H_CONFER:
 		target = kvmppc_get_gpr(vcpu, 4);
@@ -2621,7 +2617,8 @@ static int kvmppc_vcore_check_block(struct kvmppc_vcore *vc)
 	int i;
 	for_each_runnable_thread(i, vcpu, vc) {
-		if (vcpu->arch.pending_exceptions || !vcpu->arch.ceded)
+		if (vcpu->arch.pending_exceptions || !vcpu->arch.ceded ||
+		    vcpu->arch.prodded)
 			return 1;
@@ -2807,7 +2804,7 @@ static int kvmppc_run_vcpu(struct kvm_run *kvm_run, struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
 		n_ceded = 0;
 		for_each_runnable_thread(i, v, vc) {
-			if (!v->arch.pending_exceptions)
+			if (!v->arch.pending_exceptions && !v->arch.prodded)
 				n_ceded += v->arch.ceded;
 				v->arch.ceded = 0;

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