[cc +folks working on vfio-mdev migration]

On Wed, 11 Apr 2018 19:20:14 +0200
Cédric Le Goater <c...@kaod.org> wrote:

> Here is some context for this strange change request.
> 
> On the POWER9 processor, the XIVE interrupt controller can control
> interrupt sources using MMIO to trigger events, to EOI or to turn off
> the sources. Priority management and interrupt acknowledgment is also
> controlled by MMIO in the presenter subengine.
> 
> These MMIO regions are exposed to guests in QEMU with a set of 'ram
> device' memory mappings, similarly to VFIO, and the VMAs are populated
> dynamically with the appropriate pages using a fault handler.
> 
> But, these regions are an issue for migration. We need to discard the
> associated RAMBlocks from the RAM state on the source VM and let the
> destination VM rebuild the memory mappings on the new host in the
> post_load() operation just before resuming the system.
> 
> This is the goal of the following proposal. Does it make sense ? It
> seems to be working enough to migrate a running guest but there might
> be a better, more subtle, approach.

Yulei, is this something you've run into with GVT-g migration?  I don't
see how we can read from or write to ram_device regions in a useful way
during migration anyway, so the change initially looks correct to me.
Thanks,

Alex

> Signed-off-by: Cédric Le Goater <c...@kaod.org>
> ---
>  migration/ram.c | 42 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 40 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/migration/ram.c b/migration/ram.c
> index 0e90efa09236..6404ccd046d8 100644
> --- a/migration/ram.c
> +++ b/migration/ram.c
> @@ -780,6 +780,10 @@ unsigned long migration_bitmap_find_dirty(RAMState *rs, 
> RAMBlock *rb,
>      unsigned long *bitmap = rb->bmap;
>      unsigned long next;
>  
> +    if (memory_region_is_ram_device(rb->mr)) {
> +        return size;
> +    }
> +
>      if (rs->ram_bulk_stage && start > 0) {
>          next = start + 1;
>      } else {
> @@ -826,6 +830,9 @@ uint64_t ram_pagesize_summary(void)
>      uint64_t summary = 0;
>  
>      RAMBLOCK_FOREACH(block) {
> +        if (memory_region_is_ram_device(block->mr)) {
> +            continue;
> +        }
>          summary |= block->page_size;
>      }
>  
> @@ -850,6 +857,9 @@ static void migration_bitmap_sync(RAMState *rs)
>      qemu_mutex_lock(&rs->bitmap_mutex);
>      rcu_read_lock();
>      RAMBLOCK_FOREACH(block) {
> +        if (memory_region_is_ram_device(block->mr)) {
> +            continue;
> +        }
>          migration_bitmap_sync_range(rs, block, 0, block->used_length);
>      }
>      rcu_read_unlock();
> @@ -1499,6 +1509,10 @@ static int ram_save_host_page(RAMState *rs, 
> PageSearchStatus *pss,
>      size_t pagesize_bits =
>          qemu_ram_pagesize(pss->block) >> TARGET_PAGE_BITS;
>  
> +    if (memory_region_is_ram_device(pss->block->mr)) {
> +        return 0;
> +    }
> +
>      do {
>          tmppages = ram_save_target_page(rs, pss, last_stage);
>          if (tmppages < 0) {
> @@ -1588,6 +1602,9 @@ uint64_t ram_bytes_total(void)
>  
>      rcu_read_lock();
>      RAMBLOCK_FOREACH(block) {
> +        if (memory_region_is_ram_device(block->mr)) {
> +            continue;
> +        }
>          total += block->used_length;
>      }
>      rcu_read_unlock();
> @@ -1643,6 +1660,9 @@ static void ram_save_cleanup(void *opaque)
>      memory_global_dirty_log_stop();
>  
>      QLIST_FOREACH_RCU(block, &ram_list.blocks, next) {
> +        if (memory_region_is_ram_device(block->mr)) {
> +            continue;
> +        }
>          g_free(block->bmap);
>          block->bmap = NULL;
>          g_free(block->unsentmap);
> @@ -1710,6 +1730,9 @@ void 
> ram_postcopy_migrated_memory_release(MigrationState *ms)
>          unsigned long range = block->used_length >> TARGET_PAGE_BITS;
>          unsigned long run_start = find_next_zero_bit(bitmap, range, 0);
>  
> +        if (memory_region_is_ram_device(block->mr)) {
> +            continue;
> +        }
>          while (run_start < range) {
>              unsigned long run_end = find_next_bit(bitmap, range, run_start + 
> 1);
>              ram_discard_range(block->idstr, run_start << TARGET_PAGE_BITS,
> @@ -1784,8 +1807,13 @@ static int 
> postcopy_each_ram_send_discard(MigrationState *ms)
>      int ret;
>  
>      RAMBLOCK_FOREACH(block) {
> -        PostcopyDiscardState *pds =
> -            postcopy_discard_send_init(ms, block->idstr);
> +        PostcopyDiscardState *pds;
> +
> +        if (memory_region_is_ram_device(block->mr)) {
> +            continue;
> +        }
> +
> +        pds = postcopy_discard_send_init(ms, block->idstr);
>  
>          /*
>           * Postcopy sends chunks of bitmap over the wire, but it
> @@ -1996,6 +2024,10 @@ int ram_postcopy_send_discard_bitmap(MigrationState 
> *ms)
>          unsigned long *bitmap = block->bmap;
>          unsigned long *unsentmap = block->unsentmap;
>  
> +        if (memory_region_is_ram_device(block->mr)) {
> +            continue;
> +        }
> +
>          if (!unsentmap) {
>              /* We don't have a safe way to resize the sentmap, so
>               * if the bitmap was resized it will be NULL at this
> @@ -2151,6 +2183,9 @@ static void ram_list_init_bitmaps(void)
>      /* Skip setting bitmap if there is no RAM */
>      if (ram_bytes_total()) {
>          QLIST_FOREACH_RCU(block, &ram_list.blocks, next) {
> +            if (memory_region_is_ram_device(block->mr)) {
> +                continue;
> +            }
>              pages = block->max_length >> TARGET_PAGE_BITS;
>              block->bmap = bitmap_new(pages);
>              bitmap_set(block->bmap, 0, pages);
> @@ -2227,6 +2262,9 @@ static int ram_save_setup(QEMUFile *f, void *opaque)
>      qemu_put_be64(f, ram_bytes_total() | RAM_SAVE_FLAG_MEM_SIZE);
>  
>      RAMBLOCK_FOREACH(block) {
> +        if (memory_region_is_ram_device(block->mr)) {
> +            continue;
> +        }
>          qemu_put_byte(f, strlen(block->idstr));
>          qemu_put_buffer(f, (uint8_t *)block->idstr, strlen(block->idstr));
>          qemu_put_be64(f, block->used_length);


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