On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 1:49 PM, Alistair Francis
<alistair.fran...@xilinx.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 12:37 PM, Alex Bennée <alex.ben...@linaro.org> wrote:
>> Alistair Francis <alistair.fran...@xilinx.com> writes:
>>> On Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 9:13 AM, Alistair Francis
>>> <alistair.fran...@xilinx.com> wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 4:01 AM, Alex Bennée <alex.ben...@linaro.org> wrote:
>>>>> Alistair Francis <alistair.fran...@xilinx.com> writes:
>>>>>> On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 12:32 PM, Alex Bennée <alex.ben...@linaro.org> 
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> Alistair Francis <alistair.fran...@xilinx.com> writes:
>>>>>>>> On Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 8:26 PM, Paolo Bonzini <pbonz...@redhat.com> 
>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> On 30/01/2018 18:56, Alistair Francis wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> I don't have a good solution though, as setting CPU_INTERRUPT_RESET
>>>>>>>>>> doesn't help (that isn't handled while we are halted) and
>>>>>>>>>> async_run_on_cpu()/run_on_cpu() doesn't reliably reset the CPU when 
>>>>>>>>>> we
>>>>>>>>>> want.
>>>>>>>>>> I've ever tried pausing all CPUs before reseting the CPU and them
>>>>>>>>>> resuming them all but that doesn't seem to to work either.
>>>>>>>>> async_safe_run_on_cpu would be like async_run_on_cpu, except that it
>>>>>>>>> takes care of stopping all other CPUs while the function runs.
>>>>>>>>>> Is there
>>>>>>>>>> anything I'm missing? Is there no reliable way to reset a CPU?
>>>>>>>>> What do you mean by reliable?  Executing no instruction after the one
>>>>>>>>> you were at?
>>>>>>>> The reset is called by a GPIO line, so I need the reset to be called
>>>>>>>> basically as quickly as the GPIO line changes. The async_ and
>>>>>>>> async_safe_ functions seem to not run quickly enough, even if I run a
>>>>>>>> process_work_queue() function afterwards.
>>>>>>>> Is there a way to kick the CPU to act on the async_*?
>>>>>>> Define quickly enough? The async_(safe) functions kick the vCPUs so they
>>>>>>> will all exit the run loop as they enter the next TB (even if they loop
>>>>>>> to themselves).
>>>>>> We have a special power controller CPU that wakes all the CPUs up and
>>>>>> at boot the async_* functions don't wake the CPUs up. If I just use
>>>>>> the cpu_rest() function directly everything starts fine (but then I
>>>>>> hit issues later).
>>>>>> If I forcefully run process_queued_cpu_work() then I can get the CPUs
>>>>>> up, but I don't think that is the right solution.
>>>>>>> From an external vCPUs point of view those extra instructions have
>>>>>>> already executed. If the resetting vCPU needs them to have reset by the
>>>>>>> time it executes it's next instruction it should either cpu_loop_exit at
>>>>>>> that point or ensure it is the last instruction in it's TB (which is
>>>>>>> what we do for the MMU flush cases in ARM, they all end the TB at that
>>>>>>> point).
>>>>>> cpu_loop_exit() sounds like it would help, but as I'm not in the CPU
>>>>>> context it just seg faults.
>>>>> What context are you in? gdb-stub does have to something like this.
>>>> gdb-stub just seems to use vm_stop() and vm_start().
>>>> That fixes all hangs/asserts, but now Linux only brings up 1 CPU (instead 
>>>> of 4).
>>> Hmmm... Interesting if I do this on reset events:
>>>         pause_all_vcpus();
>>>         cpu_reset(cpu);
>>>         resume_all_vcpus();
>>> it hangs, while if I do this
>>>         if (runstate_is_running()) {
>>>             vm_stop(RUN_STATE_PAUSED);
>>>         }
>>>         cpu_reset(cpu);
>>>         if (!runstate_needs_reset()) {
>>>             vm_start();
>>>         }
>>> it doesn't hang but CPU bringup doesn't work.
>> Hmm I'm still confused what context you are in. Is this an externally
>> triggered reset via the (qemu) prompt or something?
> This gets called from a variety of places. But most likely it's called
> from a second QEMU process that is triggering an interrupt through a
> device.

Something like this:

#0  0x0000555555807350 in cpu_reset_gpio (opaque=0x555557272100,
irq=0, level=0) at /scratch/alistai/master-qemu/exec.c:3853
#1  0x0000555555a20336 in dep_register_refresh_gpios
(reg=reg@entry=0x555556fa5ad0, old_value=old_value@entry=2147496974)
    at hw/core/register-dep.c:246
#2  0x0000555555a2067b in dep_register_write (reg=0x555556fa5ad0,
val=<optimized out>, we=<optimized out>)
    at hw/core/register-dep.c:142
#3  0x0000555555841ae8 in memory_region_write_accessor
(mr=0x555556fa5b80, addr=0, value=<optimized out>, size=4,
shift=<optimized out>, mask=<optimized out>, attrs=...) at
#4  0x000055555583e57d in access_with_adjusted_size
(addr=addr@entry=0, value=value@entry=0x7fffffffd218,
size=size@entry=4, access_size_min=<optimized out>,
access_size_max=<optimized out>, access_fn=
    0x555555841a70 <memory_region_write_accessor>, mr=0x555556fa5b80,
attrs=...) at /scratch/alistai/master-qemu/memory.c:684
#5  0x0000555555843cda in memory_region_dispatch_write
(mr=0x555556fa5b80, addr=0, data=<optimized out>, size=4, attrs=...)
    at /scratch/alistai/master-qemu/memory.c:1789
#6  0x00005555557fbcb1 in flatview_write_continue (mr=0x555556fa5b80,
l=<optimized out>, addr1=<optimized out>, len=4, buf=0x7fff900047c0
"\f4", attrs=..., addr=4246339844, fv=0x5555574cdc10) at
#7  0x00005555557fbcb1 in flatview_write (fv=0x5555574cdc10,
addr=<optimized out>, attrs=..., buf=<optimized out>, len=<optimized
out>) at /scratch/alistai/master-qemu/exec.c:3145
#8  0x000055555586eb1b in dma_memory_rw_relaxed_attr (attr=...,
dir=DMA_DIRECTION_FROM_DEVICE, len=<optimized out>,
buf=0x7fff900047c0, addr=<optimized out>, as=<optimized out>) at
#9  0x000055555586eb1b in dma_memory_rw_attr (attr=...,
dir=DMA_DIRECTION_FROM_DEVICE, len=<optimized out>,
buf=0x7fff900047c0, addr=<optimized out>, as=<optimized out>) at
#10 0x000055555586eb1b in rp_cmd_rw (s=0x555556d0bb90,
pkt=0x7fff90004770, dir=DMA_DIRECTION_FROM_DEVICE)
    at /scratch/alistai/master-qemu/hw/core/remote-port-memory-slave.c:93
#11 0x000055555586db53 in rp_process (s=<optimized out>) at
#12 0x000055555586db53 in rp_event_read (opaque=<optimized out>) at
#13 0x0000555555c5de14 in aio_dispatch_handlers
(ctx=ctx@entry=0x555556cf7750) at util/aio-posix.c:406
#14 0x0000555555c5e6e8 in aio_dispatch (ctx=0x555556cf7750) at
#15 0x0000555555c5b6ae in aio_ctx_dispatch (source=<optimized out>,
callback=<optimized out>, user_data=<optimized out>)
    at util/async.c:261
#16 0x00007ffff27a4fb7 in g_main_context_dispatch () at
#17 0x0000555555c5d937 in glib_pollfds_poll () at util/main-loop.c:215
#18 0x0000555555c5d937 in os_host_main_loop_wait (timeout=<optimized
out>) at util/main-loop.c:262
#19 0x0000555555c5d937 in main_loop_wait (nonblocking=<optimized out>)
at util/main-loop.c:516
#20 0x00005555557f4c76 in main_loop () at vl.c:2002
#21 0x00005555557f4c76 in main (argc=<optimized out>, argv=<optimized
out>, envp=<optimized out>) at vl.c:4949


> Alistair
>>> Alistair
>>>> Alistair
>> --
>> Alex Bennée

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