[-rt,2/2] KVM: lapic: mark LAPIC timer handler as irqsafe
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Message ID 20150114171459.694888126@redhat.com
State New, archived
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Marcelo Tosatti Jan. 14, 2015, 5:12 p.m. UTC
Since lapic timer handler only wakes up a simple waitqueue,
it can be executed from hardirq context.

Reduces average cyclictest latency by 3us.

Signed-off-by: Marcelo Tosatti <mtosatti@redhat.com>

---
 arch/x86/kvm/lapic.c |   42 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
 1 file changed, 39 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)



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Rik van Riel Jan. 14, 2015, 6:23 p.m. UTC | #1
On 01/14/2015 12:12 PM, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> Since lapic timer handler only wakes up a simple waitqueue,
> it can be executed from hardirq context.
> 
> Reduces average cyclictest latency by 3us.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Marcelo Tosatti <mtosatti@redhat.com>

Acked-by: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>

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Index: linux-stable-rt/arch/x86/kvm/lapic.c
===================================================================
--- linux-stable-rt.orig/arch/x86/kvm/lapic.c	2014-11-25 14:14:38.636810068 -0200
+++ linux-stable-rt/arch/x86/kvm/lapic.c	2015-01-14 14:59:17.840251874 -0200
@@ -1031,8 +1031,38 @@ 
 				   apic->divide_count);
 }
 
+
+static enum hrtimer_restart apic_timer_fn(struct hrtimer *data);
+
+static void apic_timer_expired(struct hrtimer *data)
+{
+	int ret, i = 0;
+	enum hrtimer_restart r;
+	struct kvm_timer *ktimer = container_of(data, struct kvm_timer, timer);
+
+	r = apic_timer_fn(data);
+
+	if (r == HRTIMER_RESTART) {
+		do {
+			ret = hrtimer_start_expires(data, HRTIMER_MODE_ABS);
+			if (ret == -ETIME)
+				hrtimer_add_expires_ns(&ktimer->timer,
+							ktimer->period);
+			i++;
+		} while (ret == -ETIME && i < 10);
+
+		if (ret == -ETIME) {
+			printk_once(KERN_ERR "%s: failed to reprogram timer\n",
+			       __func__);
+			WARN_ON_ONCE(1);
+		}
+	}
+}
+
+
 static void start_apic_timer(struct kvm_lapic *apic)
 {
+	int ret;
 	ktime_t now;
 	atomic_set(&apic->lapic_timer.pending, 0);
 
@@ -1062,9 +1092,11 @@ 
 			}
 		}
 
-		hrtimer_start(&apic->lapic_timer.timer,
+		ret = hrtimer_start(&apic->lapic_timer.timer,
 			      ktime_add_ns(now, apic->lapic_timer.period),
 			      HRTIMER_MODE_ABS);
+		if (ret == -ETIME)
+			apic_timer_expired(&apic->lapic_timer.timer);
 
 		apic_debug("%s: bus cycle is %" PRId64 "ns, now 0x%016"
 			   PRIx64 ", "
@@ -1094,8 +1126,10 @@ 
 			ns = (tscdeadline - guest_tsc) * 1000000ULL;
 			do_div(ns, this_tsc_khz);
 		}
-		hrtimer_start(&apic->lapic_timer.timer,
+		ret = hrtimer_start(&apic->lapic_timer.timer,
 			ktime_add_ns(now, ns), HRTIMER_MODE_ABS);
+		if (ret == -ETIME)
+			apic_timer_expired(&apic->lapic_timer.timer);
 
 		local_irq_restore(flags);
 	}
@@ -1581,6 +1615,7 @@ 
 	hrtimer_init(&apic->lapic_timer.timer, CLOCK_MONOTONIC,
 		     HRTIMER_MODE_ABS);
 	apic->lapic_timer.timer.function = apic_timer_fn;
+	apic->lapic_timer.timer.irqsafe = 1;
 
 	/*
 	 * APIC is created enabled. This will prevent kvm_lapic_set_base from
@@ -1699,7 +1734,8 @@ 
 
 	timer = &vcpu->arch.apic->lapic_timer.timer;
 	if (hrtimer_cancel(timer))
-		hrtimer_start_expires(timer, HRTIMER_MODE_ABS);
+		if (hrtimer_start_expires(timer, HRTIMER_MODE_ABS) == -ETIME)
+			apic_timer_expired(timer);
 }
 
 /*