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Re: [PATCH v25 00/10] Add ARMv8 RAS virtualization support in QEMU

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [PATCH v25 00/10] Add ARMv8 RAS virtualization support in QEMU
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 14:32:27 +0100

On Fri, 10 Apr 2020 at 12:46, Dongjiu Geng <address@hidden> wrote:
> In the ARMv8 platform, the CPU error types includes synchronous external 
> abort(SEA)
> and SError Interrupt (SEI). If exception happens in guest, host does not know 
> the detailed
> information of guest, so it is expected that guest can do the recovery. For 
> example, if an
> exception happens in a guest user-space application, host does not know which 
> application
> encounters errors, only guest knows it.
> For the ARMv8 SEA/SEI, KVM or host kernel delivers SIGBUS to notify userspace.
> After user space gets the notification, it will record the CPER into guest 
> buffer and inject an exception or IRQ to guest.
> In the current implementation, if the type of SIGBUS is BUS_MCEERR_AR, we will
> treat it as a synchronous exception, and notify guest with ARMv8 SEA
> notification type after recording CPER into guest.

Hi. I left a comment on patch 1. The other 3 patches unreviewed
are 5, 6 and 8, which are all ACPI core code, so that's for
MST, Igor or Shannon to review.

Once those have been reviewed, please ping me if you want this
to go via target-arm.next.

-- PMM

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