Patchwork [v3] Replace qemu_system_cond with VCPU stop mechanism

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Submitter Jan Kiszka
Date Aug. 22, 2011, 4:35 p.m.
Message ID <4E52854D.5040805@siemens.com>
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Permalink /patch/110953/
State New
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Jan Kiszka - Aug. 22, 2011, 4:35 p.m.
On 2011-08-22 18:18, Avi Kivity wrote:
> On 08/22/2011 06:46 PM, Jan Kiszka wrote:
>> We can express the VCPU thread wakeup with the stop mechanism, saving
>> both qemu_system_ready and the qemu_system_cond. For KVM threads, we can
>> just enter the main loop as long as the thread is stopped. The central
>> TCG thread is better held back before the loop as there can be side
>> effects of the services called even when all CPUs are stopped.
>>
>> Creating VCPUs in stopped state will also be required for proper CPU
>> hotplugging support.
>>
>>
>> -    /* and wait for machine initialization */
>> -    while (!qemu_system_ready) {
>> -        qemu_cond_wait(&qemu_system_cond,&qemu_global_mutex);
>> +    /* wait for initial kick-off after machine start */
>> +    while (!first_cpu->stopped) {
>> +        qemu_cond_wait(tcg_halt_cond,&qemu_global_mutex);
>>       }
> 
> Seems inverted - do we want to wait until first_cpu is stopped, or while 
> first_cpu is stopped?

Oops, fixed below.

> 
> Do we want to process run_on_cpu() events after the machine is created 
> but before a cpu is started (if starting with -S)?

-S affects vm_running, not stopped states of individual VCPUs. So they
will get kicked off on main_loop entry, but then stop again due to
vm_running == 0.

Jan

-------8<--------

We can express the VCPU thread wakeup with the stop mechanism, saving
both qemu_system_ready and the qemu_system_cond. For KVM threads, we can
just enter the main loop as long as the thread is stopped. The central
TCG thread is better held back before the loop as there can be side
effects of the services called even when all CPUs are stopped.

Creating VCPUs in stopped state will also be required for proper CPU
hotplugging support.

Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com>
---
 cpus.c |   20 ++++++--------------
 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
Anthony Liguori - Aug. 22, 2011, 8:18 p.m.
On 08/22/2011 11:35 AM, Jan Kiszka wrote:
> On 2011-08-22 18:18, Avi Kivity wrote:
>> On 08/22/2011 06:46 PM, Jan Kiszka wrote:
>>> We can express the VCPU thread wakeup with the stop mechanism, saving
>>> both qemu_system_ready and the qemu_system_cond. For KVM threads, we can
>>> just enter the main loop as long as the thread is stopped. The central
>>> TCG thread is better held back before the loop as there can be side
>>> effects of the services called even when all CPUs are stopped.
>>>
>>> Creating VCPUs in stopped state will also be required for proper CPU
>>> hotplugging support.
>>>
>>>
>>> -    /* and wait for machine initialization */
>>> -    while (!qemu_system_ready) {
>>> -        qemu_cond_wait(&qemu_system_cond,&qemu_global_mutex);
>>> +    /* wait for initial kick-off after machine start */
>>> +    while (!first_cpu->stopped) {
>>> +        qemu_cond_wait(tcg_halt_cond,&qemu_global_mutex);
>>>        }
>>
>> Seems inverted - do we want to wait until first_cpu is stopped, or while
>> first_cpu is stopped?
>
> Oops, fixed below.
>
>>
>> Do we want to process run_on_cpu() events after the machine is created
>> but before a cpu is started (if starting with -S)?
>
> -S affects vm_running, not stopped states of individual VCPUs. So they
> will get kicked off on main_loop entry, but then stop again due to
> vm_running == 0.
>
> Jan
>
> -------8<--------
>
> We can express the VCPU thread wakeup with the stop mechanism, saving
> both qemu_system_ready and the qemu_system_cond. For KVM threads, we can
> just enter the main loop as long as the thread is stopped. The central
> TCG thread is better held back before the loop as there can be side
> effects of the services called even when all CPUs are stopped.
>
> Creating VCPUs in stopped state will also be required for proper CPU
> hotplugging support.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka<jan.kiszka@siemens.com>

Applied.  Thanks.

Regards,

Anthony Liguori

Patch

diff --git a/cpus.c b/cpus.c
index b60410c..b163efe 100644
--- a/cpus.c
+++ b/cpus.c
@@ -644,11 +644,9 @@  static QemuThread io_thread;
 static QemuThread *tcg_cpu_thread;
 static QemuCond *tcg_halt_cond;
 
-static int qemu_system_ready;
 /* cpu creation */
 static QemuCond qemu_cpu_cond;
 /* system init */
-static QemuCond qemu_system_cond;
 static QemuCond qemu_pause_cond;
 static QemuCond qemu_work_cond;
 
@@ -670,7 +668,6 @@  int qemu_init_main_loop(void)
     }
 
     qemu_cond_init(&qemu_cpu_cond);
-    qemu_cond_init(&qemu_system_cond);
     qemu_cond_init(&qemu_pause_cond);
     qemu_cond_init(&qemu_work_cond);
     qemu_cond_init(&qemu_io_proceeded_cond);
@@ -684,8 +681,7 @@  int qemu_init_main_loop(void)
 
 void qemu_main_loop_start(void)
 {
-    qemu_system_ready = 1;
-    qemu_cond_broadcast(&qemu_system_cond);
+    resume_all_vcpus();
 }
 
 void run_on_cpu(CPUState *env, void (*func)(void *data), void *data)
@@ -796,11 +792,6 @@  static void *qemu_kvm_cpu_thread_fn(void *arg)
     env->created = 1;
     qemu_cond_signal(&qemu_cpu_cond);
 
-    /* and wait for machine initialization */
-    while (!qemu_system_ready) {
-        qemu_cond_wait(&qemu_system_cond, &qemu_global_mutex);
-    }
-
     while (1) {
         if (cpu_can_run(env)) {
             r = kvm_cpu_exec(env);
@@ -829,9 +820,9 @@  static void *qemu_tcg_cpu_thread_fn(void *arg)
     }
     qemu_cond_signal(&qemu_cpu_cond);
 
-    /* and wait for machine initialization */
-    while (!qemu_system_ready) {
-        qemu_cond_wait(&qemu_system_cond, &qemu_global_mutex);
+    /* wait for initial kick-off after machine start */
+    while (first_cpu->stopped) {
+        qemu_cond_wait(tcg_halt_cond, &qemu_global_mutex);
     }
 
     while (1) {
@@ -971,12 +962,12 @@  static void qemu_tcg_init_vcpu(void *_env)
         env->thread = g_malloc0(sizeof(QemuThread));
         env->halt_cond = g_malloc0(sizeof(QemuCond));
         qemu_cond_init(env->halt_cond);
+        tcg_halt_cond = env->halt_cond;
         qemu_thread_create(env->thread, qemu_tcg_cpu_thread_fn, env);
         while (env->created == 0) {
             qemu_cond_wait(&qemu_cpu_cond, &qemu_global_mutex);
         }
         tcg_cpu_thread = env->thread;
-        tcg_halt_cond = env->halt_cond;
     } else {
         env->thread = tcg_cpu_thread;
         env->halt_cond = tcg_halt_cond;
@@ -1000,6 +991,7 @@  void qemu_init_vcpu(void *_env)
 
     env->nr_cores = smp_cores;
     env->nr_threads = smp_threads;
+    env->stopped = 1;
     if (kvm_enabled()) {
         qemu_kvm_start_vcpu(env);
     } else {