[PATCH] powerpc/kvm: Create proper names for the kvm_host_state PMU fields

Michael Ellerman mpe at ellerman.id.au
Fri Jul 11 14:46:27 EST 2014

On Thu, 2014-07-10 at 12:16 +0200, Alexander Graf wrote:
> On 10.07.14 11:34, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> > We have two arrays in kvm_host_state that contain register values for
> > the PMU. Currently we only create an asm-offsets symbol for the base of
> > the arrays, and do the array offset in the assembly code.
> >
> > Creating an asm-offsets symbol for each field individually makes the
> > code much nicer to read, particularly for the MMCRx/SIxR/SDAR fields, and
> > might have helped us notice the recent double restore bug we had in this
> > code.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Michael Ellerman <mpe at ellerman.id.au>
> Acked-by: Alexander Graf <agraf at suse.de>


> I still think this whole code path should just be C though.

Yeah it probably should.


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