[PATCH v13 10/35] KVM: Add a dedicated mmu_notifier flag for reclaiming freed memory

Paolo Bonzini pbonzini at redhat.com
Tue Oct 31 04:11:39 AEDT 2023

On 10/27/23 20:21, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> Handle AMD SEV's kvm_arch_guest_memory_reclaimed() hook by having
> __kvm_handle_hva_range() return whether or not an overlapping memslot
> was found, i.e. mmu_lock was acquired.  Using the .on_unlock() hook
> works, but kvm_arch_guest_memory_reclaimed() needs to run after dropping
> mmu_lock, which makes .on_lock() and .on_unlock() asymmetrical.
> Use a small struct to return the tuple of the notifier-specific return,
> plus whether or not overlap was found.  Because the iteration helpers are
> __always_inlined, practically speaking, the struct will never actually be
> returned from a function call (not to mention the size of the struct will
> be two bytes in practice).

Could have been split in two patches, but it's fine anyway.

Reviewed-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini at redhat.com>


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