[PATCH V4] POWERPC: BOOK3S: KVM: Use the saved dar value and generic make_dsisr

Alexander Graf agraf at suse.de
Tue May 6 00:43:41 EST 2014

On 05/05/2014 04:26 PM, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> Alexander Graf <agraf at suse.de> writes:
>> On 05/04/2014 07:21 PM, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
>>> Although it's optional IBM POWER cpus always had DAR value set on
>>> alignment interrupt. So don't try to compute these values.
>>> Signed-off-by: Aneesh Kumar K.V <aneesh.kumar at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>>> ---
>>> Changes from V3:
>>> * Use make_dsisr instead of checking feature flag to decide whether to use
>>>     saved dsisr or not
> ....
>>>    ulong kvmppc_alignment_dar(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, unsigned int inst)
>>>    {
>>> +#ifdef CONFIG_PPC_BOOK3S_64
>>> +	return vcpu->arch.fault_dar;
>> How about PA6T and G5s?
> Paul mentioned that BOOK3S always had DAR value set on alignment
> interrupt. And the patch is to enable/collect correct DAR value when
> running with Little Endian PR guest. Now to limit the impact and to
> enable Little Endian PR guest, I ended up doing the conditional code
> only for book3s 64 for which we know for sure that we set DAR value.

Yes, and I'm asking whether we know that this statement holds true for 
PA6T and G5 chips which I wouldn't consider IBM POWER. Since the G5 is 
at least developed by IBM, I'd assume its semantics here are similar to 
POWER4, but for PA6T I wouldn't be so sure.


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