On Thu, 2015-12-03 at 10:22 -0800, Yunhong Jiang wrote:
> When assigning a VFIO device to a KVM guest with low latency requirement, it  
> is better to handle the interrupt in the hard interrupt context, to reduce 
> the context switch to/from the IRQ thread.
> Based on discussion on https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/10/26/764, the VFIO msi 
> interrupt is changed to use request_threaded_irq(). The primary interrupt 
> handler tries to set the guest interrupt atomically. If it fails to achieve 
> it, a threaded interrupt handler will be invoked.
> The irq_bypass manager is extended for this purpose. The KVM eventfd will 
> provide a irqbypass consumer to handle the interrupt at hard interrupt 
> context. The producer will invoke the consumer's handler then.

Do you have any performance data?  Thanks,


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