[PATCH 2/2] kvm: rename KVM_MAX_VCPU_ID to, KVM_MAX_VCPU_IDS

Christian Zigotzky chzigotzky at xenosoft.de
Wed Sep 15 01:59:13 AEST 2021

Hello Juergen,
Hello All,

Since the RC1 of kernel 5.13, -smp 2 and -smp 4 don't work with a 
virtual e5500 QEMU KVM-HV machine anymore. [1]
I see in the serial console, that the uImage doesn't load. I use the 
following QEMU command for booting:

qemu-system-ppc64 -M ppce500 -cpu e5500 -enable-kvm -m 1024 -kernel 
uImage -drive format=raw,file=MintPPC32-X5000.img,index=0,if=virtio 
-netdev user,id=mynet0 -device virtio-net,netdev=mynet0 -append "rw 
root=/dev/vda" -device virtio-vga -device virtio-mouse-pci -device 
virtio-keyboard-pci -device pci-ohci,id=newusb -device 
usb-audio,bus=newusb.0 -smp 4

The kernels boot without KVM-HV.

Summary for KVM-HV:

-smp 1 -> works
-smp 2 -> doesn't work
-smp 3 -> works
-smp 4 -> doesn't work

I used -smp 4 before the RC1 of kernel 5.13 because my FSL P5040 BookE 
machine [2] has 4 cores.

Does this patch solve this issue? [3]


[1] https://lists.ozlabs.org/pipermail/linuxppc-dev/2021-May/229103.html
[2] http://wiki.amiga.org/index.php?title=X5000

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