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authorMarcelo Tosatti <mtosatti@redhat.com>2021-05-25 10:41:17 -0300
committerPaolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>2021-05-27 07:57:38 -0400
commit084071d5e9226add45a6031928bf10e6afc855fd (patch)
treec1040ef834d5c56942c4de40912244e6c78cc52d /Documentation
parent57ab87947abfc4e0b0b9864dc4717326a1c28a39 (diff)
KVM: rename KVM_REQ_PENDING_TIMER to KVM_REQ_UNBLOCK
KVM_REQ_UNBLOCK will be used to exit a vcpu from its inner vcpu halt emulation loop. Rename KVM_REQ_PENDING_TIMER to KVM_REQ_UNBLOCK, switch PowerPC to arch specific request bit. Signed-off-by: Marcelo Tosatti <mtosatti@redhat.com> Message-Id: <20210525134321.303768132@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
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-rw-r--r--Documentation/virt/kvm/vcpu-requests.rst8
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/virt/kvm/vcpu-requests.rst b/Documentation/virt/kvm/vcpu-requests.rst
index 5feb3706a7ae..af1b37441e0a 100644
--- a/Documentation/virt/kvm/vcpu-requests.rst
+++ b/Documentation/virt/kvm/vcpu-requests.rst
@@ -118,10 +118,12 @@ KVM_REQ_MMU_RELOAD
necessary to inform each VCPU to completely refresh the tables. This
request is used for that.
-KVM_REQ_PENDING_TIMER
+KVM_REQ_UNBLOCK
- This request may be made from a timer handler run on the host on behalf
- of a VCPU. It informs the VCPU thread to inject a timer interrupt.
+ This request informs the vCPU to exit kvm_vcpu_block. It is used for
+ example from timer handlers that run on the host on behalf of a vCPU,
+ or in order to update the interrupt routing and ensure that assigned
+ devices will wake up the vCPU.
KVM_REQ_UNHALT

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