[v2,3/4] xen: Mark "xen_nopvspin" parameter obsolete and map it to "nopvspin"
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Message ID 1569845340-11884-4-git-send-email-zhenzhong.duan@oracle.com
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  • Add a unified parameter "nopvspin"
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Zhenzhong Duan Sept. 30, 2019, 12:08 p.m. UTC
Fix stale description of "xen_nopvspin" as we use qspinlock now.

Signed-off-by: Zhenzhong Duan <zhenzhong.duan@oracle.com>
Reviewed-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com>
Cc: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
Cc: Stefano Stabellini <sstabellini@kernel.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
---
 Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt |  7 ++++---
 arch/x86/xen/spinlock.c                         | 13 +++++++------
 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index 4b956d8..1f0a62f 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -5303,8 +5303,9 @@ 
 			never -- do not unplug even if version check succeeds
 
 	xen_nopvspin	[X86,XEN]
-			Disables the ticketlock slowpath using Xen PV
-			optimizations.
+			Disables the qspinlock slowpath using Xen PV optimizations.
+			This parameter is obsoleted by "nopvspin" parameter, which
+			has equivalent effect for XEN platform.
 
 	xen_nopv	[X86]
 			Disables the PV optimizations forcing the HVM guest to
@@ -5330,7 +5331,7 @@ 
 			as generic guest with no PV drivers. Currently support
 			XEN HVM, KVM, HYPER_V and VMWARE guest.
 
-	nopvspin	[X86,KVM] Disables the qspinlock slow path
+	nopvspin	[X86,XEN,KVM] Disables the qspinlock slow path
 			using PV optimizations which allow the hypervisor to
 			'idle' the guest on lock contention.
 
diff --git a/arch/x86/xen/spinlock.c b/arch/x86/xen/spinlock.c
index 6deb490..092a53f 100644
--- a/arch/x86/xen/spinlock.c
+++ b/arch/x86/xen/spinlock.c
@@ -18,7 +18,6 @@ 
 static DEFINE_PER_CPU(int, lock_kicker_irq) = -1;
 static DEFINE_PER_CPU(char *, irq_name);
 static DEFINE_PER_CPU(atomic_t, xen_qlock_wait_nest);
-static bool xen_pvspin = true;
 
 static void xen_qlock_kick(int cpu)
 {
@@ -68,7 +67,7 @@  void xen_init_lock_cpu(int cpu)
 	int irq;
 	char *name;
 
-	if (!xen_pvspin)
+	if (!pvspin)
 		return;
 
 	WARN(per_cpu(lock_kicker_irq, cpu) >= 0, "spinlock on CPU%d exists on IRQ%d!\n",
@@ -93,7 +92,7 @@  void xen_init_lock_cpu(int cpu)
 
 void xen_uninit_lock_cpu(int cpu)
 {
-	if (!xen_pvspin)
+	if (!pvspin)
 		return;
 
 	unbind_from_irqhandler(per_cpu(lock_kicker_irq, cpu), NULL);
@@ -117,9 +116,9 @@  void __init xen_init_spinlocks(void)
 
 	/*  Don't need to use pvqspinlock code if there is only 1 vCPU. */
 	if (num_possible_cpus() == 1)
-		xen_pvspin = false;
+		pvspin = false;
 
-	if (!xen_pvspin) {
+	if (!pvspin) {
 		printk(KERN_DEBUG "xen: PV spinlocks disabled\n");
 		static_branch_disable(&virt_spin_lock_key);
 		return;
@@ -137,7 +136,9 @@  void __init xen_init_spinlocks(void)
 
 static __init int xen_parse_nopvspin(char *arg)
 {
-	xen_pvspin = false;
+	pr_notice("\"xen_nopvspin\" is deprecated, please use \"nopvspin\" instead\n");
+	if (xen_domain())
+		pvspin = false;
 	return 0;
 }
 early_param("xen_nopvspin", xen_parse_nopvspin);