[3/4] python/qemu: accel: Strengthen kvm_available() checks
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Message ID 20191115180829.10275-4-wainersm@redhat.com
State New
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  • python/qemu: New accel module and improvements
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Wainer dos Santos Moschetta Nov. 15, 2019, 6:08 p.m. UTC
Currently kvm_available() checks for the presence of kvm module
and, if target and host arches don't mismatch. This patch adds
an 3rd checking: if QEMU binary was compiled with kvm
support.

Signed-off-by: Wainer dos Santos Moschetta <wainersm@redhat.com>
---
 python/qemu/accel.py | 27 +++++++++++++++++++++------
 1 file changed, 21 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

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Alex Bennée Dec. 3, 2019, 4:58 p.m. UTC | #1
Wainer dos Santos Moschetta <wainersm@redhat.com> writes:

> Currently kvm_available() checks for the presence of kvm module
> and, if target and host arches don't mismatch. This patch adds
> an 3rd checking: if QEMU binary was compiled with kvm
> support.
>
> Signed-off-by: Wainer dos Santos Moschetta <wainersm@redhat.com>

Reviewed-by: Alex Bennée <alex.bennee@linaro.org>

> ---
>  python/qemu/accel.py | 27 +++++++++++++++++++++------
>  1 file changed, 21 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/python/qemu/accel.py b/python/qemu/accel.py
> index a63ff980a9..1978fbee4e 100644
> --- a/python/qemu/accel.py
> +++ b/python/qemu/accel.py
> @@ -48,9 +48,24 @@ def list_accel(qemu_bin):
>      # Skip the first line which is the header.
>      return [l.strip() for l in lines[1:] if l]
>  
> -def kvm_available(target_arch=None):
> -    host_arch = os.uname()[4]
> -    if target_arch and target_arch != host_arch:
> -        if target_arch != ADDITIONAL_ARCHES.get(host_arch):
> -            return False
> -    return os.access("/dev/kvm", os.R_OK | os.W_OK)
> +def kvm_available(target_arch=None, qemu_bin=None):
> +    """
> +    Check if KVM is available using the following heuristic:
> +      - Kernel module is present in the host;
> +      - Target and host arches don't mismatch;
> +      - KVM is enabled in the QEMU binary.
> +
> +    @param target_arch (str): target architecture
> +    @param qemu_bin (str): path to the QEMU binary
> +    @return True if kvm is available, otherwise False.
> +    """
> +    if not os.access("/dev/kvm", os.R_OK | os.W_OK):
> +        return False
> +    if target_arch:
> +        host_arch = os.uname()[4]
> +        if target_arch != host_arch:
> +            if target_arch != ADDITIONAL_ARCHES.get(host_arch):
> +                return False
> +    if qemu_bin and "kvm" not in list_accel(qemu_bin):
> +        return False
> +    return True

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diff --git a/python/qemu/accel.py b/python/qemu/accel.py
index a63ff980a9..1978fbee4e 100644
--- a/python/qemu/accel.py
+++ b/python/qemu/accel.py
@@ -48,9 +48,24 @@  def list_accel(qemu_bin):
     # Skip the first line which is the header.
     return [l.strip() for l in lines[1:] if l]
 
-def kvm_available(target_arch=None):
-    host_arch = os.uname()[4]
-    if target_arch and target_arch != host_arch:
-        if target_arch != ADDITIONAL_ARCHES.get(host_arch):
-            return False
-    return os.access("/dev/kvm", os.R_OK | os.W_OK)
+def kvm_available(target_arch=None, qemu_bin=None):
+    """
+    Check if KVM is available using the following heuristic:
+      - Kernel module is present in the host;
+      - Target and host arches don't mismatch;
+      - KVM is enabled in the QEMU binary.
+
+    @param target_arch (str): target architecture
+    @param qemu_bin (str): path to the QEMU binary
+    @return True if kvm is available, otherwise False.
+    """
+    if not os.access("/dev/kvm", os.R_OK | os.W_OK):
+        return False
+    if target_arch:
+        host_arch = os.uname()[4]
+        if target_arch != host_arch:
+            if target_arch != ADDITIONAL_ARCHES.get(host_arch):
+                return False
+    if qemu_bin and "kvm" not in list_accel(qemu_bin):
+        return False
+    return True