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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-10-14 15:24:32 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-10-14 15:24:32 -0700
commitea876441052c2cebc27d9bd2a6f6b9bce6add408 (patch)
tree893b7597eacfdcce478212170d0b821d6508a1d9
parent80f506918fdaaca6b574ba931536a58ce015c7be (diff)
parent71999d9862e667f1fd14f8fbfa0cce6d855bad3f (diff)
downloadlinux-sh-ea876441052c2cebc27d9bd2a6f6b9bce6add408.tar.gz
Merge branch 'x86-fixes-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip
* 'x86-fixes-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip: x86/paravirt: Use normal calling sequences for irq enable/disable x86: fix kernel panic on 32 bits when profiling x86: Fix Suspend to RAM freeze on Acer Aspire 1511Lmi laptop x86, vmi: Mark VMI deprecated and schedule it for removal
-rw-r--r--Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt30
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/Kconfig11
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt.h28
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt_types.h10
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/kernel/time.c3
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/kernel/trampoline.c12
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/kernel/trampoline_64.S4
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/kernel/vmi_32.c2
8 files changed, 67 insertions, 33 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
index 89a47b5aff07..04e6c819b28a 100644
--- a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
@@ -451,3 +451,33 @@ Why: OSS sound_core grabs all legacy minors (0-255) of SOUND_MAJOR
will also allow making ALSA OSS emulation independent of
sound_core. The dependency will be broken then too.
Who: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
+
+----------------------------
+
+What: Support for VMware's guest paravirtuliazation technique [VMI] will be
+ dropped.
+When: 2.6.37 or earlier.
+Why: With the recent innovations in CPU hardware acceleration technologies
+ from Intel and AMD, VMware ran a few experiments to compare these
+ techniques to guest paravirtualization technique on VMware's platform.
+ These hardware assisted virtualization techniques have outperformed the
+ performance benefits provided by VMI in most of the workloads. VMware
+ expects that these hardware features will be ubiquitous in a couple of
+ years, as a result, VMware has started a phased retirement of this
+ feature from the hypervisor. We will be removing this feature from the
+ Kernel too. Right now we are targeting 2.6.37 but can retire earlier if
+ technical reasons (read opportunity to remove major chunk of pvops)
+ arise.
+
+ Please note that VMI has always been an optimization and non-VMI kernels
+ still work fine on VMware's platform.
+ Latest versions of VMware's product which support VMI are,
+ Workstation 7.0 and VSphere 4.0 on ESX side, future maintainence
+ releases for these products will continue supporting VMI.
+
+ For more details about VMI retirement take a look at this,
+ http://blogs.vmware.com/guestosguide/2009/09/vmi-retirement.html
+
+Who: Alok N Kataria <akataria@vmware.com>
+
+----------------------------
diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig b/arch/x86/Kconfig
index c876bace8fdc..07e01149e3bf 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig
@@ -491,7 +491,7 @@ if PARAVIRT_GUEST
source "arch/x86/xen/Kconfig"
config VMI
- bool "VMI Guest support"
+ bool "VMI Guest support (DEPRECATED)"
select PARAVIRT
depends on X86_32
---help---
@@ -500,6 +500,15 @@ config VMI
at the moment), by linking the kernel to a GPL-ed ROM module
provided by the hypervisor.
+ As of September 2009, VMware has started a phased retirement
+ of this feature from VMware's products. Please see
+ feature-removal-schedule.txt for details. If you are
+ planning to enable this option, please note that you cannot
+ live migrate a VMI enabled VM to a future VMware product,
+ which doesn't support VMI. So if you expect your kernel to
+ seamlessly migrate to newer VMware products, keep this
+ disabled.
+
config KVM_CLOCK
bool "KVM paravirtualized clock"
select PARAVIRT
diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt.h
index 8aebcc41041d..efb38994859c 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt.h
@@ -840,42 +840,22 @@ static __always_inline void __raw_spin_unlock(struct raw_spinlock *lock)
static inline unsigned long __raw_local_save_flags(void)
{
- unsigned long f;
-
- asm volatile(paravirt_alt(PARAVIRT_CALL)
- : "=a"(f)
- : paravirt_type(pv_irq_ops.save_fl),
- paravirt_clobber(CLBR_EAX)
- : "memory", "cc");
- return f;
+ return PVOP_CALLEE0(unsigned long, pv_irq_ops.save_fl);
}
static inline void raw_local_irq_restore(unsigned long f)
{
- asm volatile(paravirt_alt(PARAVIRT_CALL)
- : "=a"(f)
- : PV_FLAGS_ARG(f),
- paravirt_type(pv_irq_ops.restore_fl),
- paravirt_clobber(CLBR_EAX)
- : "memory", "cc");
+ PVOP_VCALLEE1(pv_irq_ops.restore_fl, f);
}
static inline void raw_local_irq_disable(void)
{
- asm volatile(paravirt_alt(PARAVIRT_CALL)
- :
- : paravirt_type(pv_irq_ops.irq_disable),
- paravirt_clobber(CLBR_EAX)
- : "memory", "eax", "cc");
+ PVOP_VCALLEE0(pv_irq_ops.irq_disable);
}
static inline void raw_local_irq_enable(void)
{
- asm volatile(paravirt_alt(PARAVIRT_CALL)
- :
- : paravirt_type(pv_irq_ops.irq_enable),
- paravirt_clobber(CLBR_EAX)
- : "memory", "eax", "cc");
+ PVOP_VCALLEE0(pv_irq_ops.irq_enable);
}
static inline unsigned long __raw_local_irq_save(void)
diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt_types.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt_types.h
index dd0f5b32489d..9357473c8da0 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt_types.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt_types.h
@@ -494,10 +494,11 @@ int paravirt_disable_iospace(void);
#define EXTRA_CLOBBERS
#define VEXTRA_CLOBBERS
#else /* CONFIG_X86_64 */
+/* [re]ax isn't an arg, but the return val */
#define PVOP_VCALL_ARGS \
unsigned long __edi = __edi, __esi = __esi, \
- __edx = __edx, __ecx = __ecx
-#define PVOP_CALL_ARGS PVOP_VCALL_ARGS, __eax
+ __edx = __edx, __ecx = __ecx, __eax = __eax
+#define PVOP_CALL_ARGS PVOP_VCALL_ARGS
#define PVOP_CALL_ARG1(x) "D" ((unsigned long)(x))
#define PVOP_CALL_ARG2(x) "S" ((unsigned long)(x))
@@ -509,6 +510,7 @@ int paravirt_disable_iospace(void);
"=c" (__ecx)
#define PVOP_CALL_CLOBBERS PVOP_VCALL_CLOBBERS, "=a" (__eax)
+/* void functions are still allowed [re]ax for scratch */
#define PVOP_VCALLEE_CLOBBERS "=a" (__eax)
#define PVOP_CALLEE_CLOBBERS PVOP_VCALLEE_CLOBBERS
@@ -583,8 +585,8 @@ int paravirt_disable_iospace(void);
VEXTRA_CLOBBERS, \
pre, post, ##__VA_ARGS__)
-#define __PVOP_VCALLEESAVE(rettype, op, pre, post, ...) \
- ____PVOP_CALL(rettype, op.func, CLBR_RET_REG, \
+#define __PVOP_VCALLEESAVE(op, pre, post, ...) \
+ ____PVOP_VCALL(op.func, CLBR_RET_REG, \
PVOP_VCALLEE_CLOBBERS, , \
pre, post, ##__VA_ARGS__)
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/time.c b/arch/x86/kernel/time.c
index dcb00d278512..be2573448ed9 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/time.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/time.c
@@ -38,7 +38,8 @@ unsigned long profile_pc(struct pt_regs *regs)
#ifdef CONFIG_FRAME_POINTER
return *(unsigned long *)(regs->bp + sizeof(long));
#else
- unsigned long *sp = (unsigned long *)regs->sp;
+ unsigned long *sp =
+ (unsigned long *)kernel_stack_pointer(regs);
/*
* Return address is either directly at stack pointer
* or above a saved flags. Eflags has bits 22-31 zero,
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/trampoline.c b/arch/x86/kernel/trampoline.c
index 699f7eeb896a..cd022121cab6 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/trampoline.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/trampoline.c
@@ -3,8 +3,16 @@
#include <asm/trampoline.h>
#include <asm/e820.h>
+#if defined(CONFIG_X86_64) && defined(CONFIG_ACPI_SLEEP)
+#define __trampinit
+#define __trampinitdata
+#else
+#define __trampinit __cpuinit
+#define __trampinitdata __cpuinitdata
+#endif
+
/* ready for x86_64 and x86 */
-unsigned char *__cpuinitdata trampoline_base = __va(TRAMPOLINE_BASE);
+unsigned char *__trampinitdata trampoline_base = __va(TRAMPOLINE_BASE);
void __init reserve_trampoline_memory(void)
{
@@ -26,7 +34,7 @@ void __init reserve_trampoline_memory(void)
* bootstrap into the page concerned. The caller
* has made sure it's suitably aligned.
*/
-unsigned long __cpuinit setup_trampoline(void)
+unsigned long __trampinit setup_trampoline(void)
{
memcpy(trampoline_base, trampoline_data, TRAMPOLINE_SIZE);
return virt_to_phys(trampoline_base);
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/trampoline_64.S b/arch/x86/kernel/trampoline_64.S
index 596d54c660a5..3af2dff58b21 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/trampoline_64.S
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/trampoline_64.S
@@ -32,8 +32,12 @@
#include <asm/segment.h>
#include <asm/processor-flags.h>
+#ifdef CONFIG_ACPI_SLEEP
+.section .rodata, "a", @progbits
+#else
/* We can free up the trampoline after bootup if cpu hotplug is not supported. */
__CPUINITRODATA
+#endif
.code16
ENTRY(trampoline_data)
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/vmi_32.c b/arch/x86/kernel/vmi_32.c
index 31e6f6cfe53e..d430e4c30193 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/vmi_32.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/vmi_32.c
@@ -648,7 +648,7 @@ static inline int __init activate_vmi(void)
pv_info.paravirt_enabled = 1;
pv_info.kernel_rpl = kernel_cs & SEGMENT_RPL_MASK;
- pv_info.name = "vmi";
+ pv_info.name = "vmi [deprecated]";
pv_init_ops.patch = vmi_patch;