Patchwork [21/22] KVM: PPC: Override host vmx/vsx/dfp only when information known

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Submitter Alexander Graf
Date Oct. 30, 2011, 8:23 p.m.
Message ID <1320006193-15219-22-git-send-email-agraf@suse.de>
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Permalink /patch/122673/
State New
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Alexander Graf - Oct. 30, 2011, 8:23 p.m.
The -cpu host feature tries to find out the host capabilities based
on device tree information. However, we don't always have that available
because it's an optional property in dt.

So instead of force unsetting values depending on an unreliable source
of information, let's just try to be clever about it and not override
capabilities when we don't know the device tree pieces.

This fixes altivec with -cpu host on YDL PowerStations.

Reported-by: Nishanth Aravamudan <nacc@us.ibm.com>
Acked-by: David Gibson <david@gibson.dropbear.id.au>
Signed-off-by: Alexander Graf <agraf@suse.de>
---
 target-ppc/kvm.c |   12 +++++++++---
 1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/target-ppc/kvm.c b/target-ppc/kvm.c
index a090d79..f3d0861 100644
--- a/target-ppc/kvm.c
+++ b/target-ppc/kvm.c
@@ -912,9 +912,15 @@  const ppc_def_t *kvmppc_host_cpu_def(void)
 
     /* Now fix up the spec with information we can query from the host */
 
-    alter_insns(&spec->insns_flags, PPC_ALTIVEC, vmx > 0);
-    alter_insns(&spec->insns_flags2, PPC2_VSX, vmx > 1);
-    alter_insns(&spec->insns_flags2, PPC2_DFP, dfp);
+    if (vmx != -1) {
+        /* Only override when we know what the host supports */
+        alter_insns(&spec->insns_flags, PPC_ALTIVEC, vmx > 0);
+        alter_insns(&spec->insns_flags2, PPC2_VSX, vmx > 1);
+    }
+    if (dfp != -1) {
+        /* Only override when we know what the host supports */
+        alter_insns(&spec->insns_flags2, PPC2_DFP, dfp);
+    }
 
     return spec;
 }