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[1/2] KVM: arm64: Distinguish cases of allocating memcache more precisely

Message ID 20210125141044.380156-2-wangyanan55@huawei.com (mailing list archive)
State New, archived
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Series Performance improvement about cache flush | expand

Commit Message

wangyanan (Y) Jan. 25, 2021, 2:10 p.m. UTC
With a guest translation fault, we don't really need the memcache pages
when only installing a new entry to the existing page table or replacing
the table entry with a block entry. And with a guest permission fault,
we also don't need the memcache pages for a write_fault in dirty-logging
time if VMs are not configured with huge mappings.

The cases where allocations from memcache are required can be much more
precisely distinguished by comparing fault_granule and vma_pagesize.

Signed-off-by: Yanan Wang <wangyanan55@huawei.com>
---
 arch/arm64/kvm/mmu.c | 25 ++++++++++++-------------
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/arch/arm64/kvm/mmu.c b/arch/arm64/kvm/mmu.c
index 7d2257cc5438..8e8549ea1d70 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kvm/mmu.c
+++ b/arch/arm64/kvm/mmu.c
@@ -820,19 +820,6 @@  static int user_mem_abort(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, phys_addr_t fault_ipa,
 	gfn = fault_ipa >> PAGE_SHIFT;
 	mmap_read_unlock(current->mm);
 
-	/*
-	 * Permission faults just need to update the existing leaf entry,
-	 * and so normally don't require allocations from the memcache. The
-	 * only exception to this is when dirty logging is enabled at runtime
-	 * and a write fault needs to collapse a block entry into a table.
-	 */
-	if (fault_status != FSC_PERM || (logging_active && write_fault)) {
-		ret = kvm_mmu_topup_memory_cache(memcache,
-						 kvm_mmu_cache_min_pages(kvm));
-		if (ret)
-			return ret;
-	}
-
 	mmu_seq = vcpu->kvm->mmu_notifier_seq;
 	/*
 	 * Ensure the read of mmu_notifier_seq happens before we call
@@ -898,6 +885,18 @@  static int user_mem_abort(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, phys_addr_t fault_ipa,
 	else if (cpus_have_const_cap(ARM64_HAS_CACHE_DIC))
 		prot |= KVM_PGTABLE_PROT_X;
 
+	/*
+	 * Allocations from the memcache are required only when granule of the
+	 * lookup level where a guest fault happened exceeds the vma_pagesize,
+	 * which means new page tables will be created in the fault handlers.
+	 */
+	if (fault_granule > vma_pagesize) {
+		ret = kvm_mmu_topup_memory_cache(memcache,
+						 kvm_mmu_cache_min_pages(kvm));
+		if (ret)
+			return ret;
+	}
+
 	/*
 	 * Under the premise of getting a FSC_PERM fault, we just need to relax
 	 * permissions only if vma_pagesize equals fault_granule. Otherwise,