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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2021-05-29 06:02:25 -1000
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2021-05-29 06:02:25 -1000
commit224478289ca0e7abf06a3bc63b06c42a2bf84c69 (patch)
treed118312db6be190a9d03ba2e15180cfadf9977b5 /Documentation
parent866c4b8a18e26b7ae41c45b1af57c82a66089985 (diff)
parent000ac42953395a4f0a63d5db640c5e4c88a548c5 (diff)
Merge tag 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/kvm
Pull KVM fixes from Paolo Bonzini: "ARM fixes: - Another state update on exit to userspace fix - Prevent the creation of mixed 32/64 VMs - Fix regression with irqbypass not restarting the guest on failed connect - Fix regression with debug register decoding resulting in overlapping access - Commit exception state on exit to usrspace - Fix the MMU notifier return values - Add missing 'static' qualifiers in the new host stage-2 code x86 fixes: - fix guest missed wakeup with assigned devices - fix WARN reported by syzkaller - do not use BIT() in UAPI headers - make the kvm_amd.avic parameter bool PPC fixes: - make halt polling heuristics consistent with other architectures selftests: - various fixes - new performance selftest memslot_perf_test - test UFFD minor faults in demand_paging_test" * tag 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/kvm: (44 commits) selftests: kvm: fix overlapping addresses in memslot_perf_test KVM: X86: Kill off ctxt->ud KVM: X86: Fix warning caused by stale emulation context KVM: X86: Use kvm_get_linear_rip() in single-step and #DB/#BP interception KVM: x86/mmu: Fix comment mentioning skip_4k KVM: VMX: update vcpu posted-interrupt descriptor when assigning device KVM: rename KVM_REQ_PENDING_TIMER to KVM_REQ_UNBLOCK KVM: x86: add start_assignment hook to kvm_x86_ops KVM: LAPIC: Narrow the timer latency between wait_lapic_expire and world switch selftests: kvm: do only 1 memslot_perf_test run by default KVM: X86: Use _BITUL() macro in UAPI headers KVM: selftests: add shared hugetlbfs backing source type KVM: selftests: allow using UFFD minor faults for demand paging KVM: selftests: create alias mappings when using shared memory KVM: selftests: add shmem backing source type KVM: selftests: refactor vm_mem_backing_src_type flags KVM: selftests: allow different backing source types KVM: selftests: compute correct demand paging size KVM: selftests: simplify setup_demand_paging error handling KVM: selftests: Print a message if /dev/kvm is missing ...
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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.
- 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.

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