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[Qemu-devel] [PATCH 1/2] exec-all: document that tlb_fill can trigger a

From: Emilio G. Cota
Subject: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 1/2] exec-all: document that tlb_fill can trigger a TLB resize
Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2019 11:27:44 -0500

Signed-off-by: Emilio G. Cota <address@hidden>
 include/exec/exec-all.h | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/exec/exec-all.h b/include/exec/exec-all.h
index aa7b81aaf0..97b90cb0db 100644
--- a/include/exec/exec-all.h
+++ b/include/exec/exec-all.h
@@ -475,6 +475,11 @@ static inline void assert_no_pages_locked(void)
 struct MemoryRegionSection *iotlb_to_section(CPUState *cpu,
                                              hwaddr index, MemTxAttrs attrs);
+ * Note: tlb_fill() can trigger a resize of the TLB. This means that all of the
+ * caller's prior references to the TLB table (e.g. CPUTLBEntry pointers) must
+ * be discarded and looked up again (e.g. via tlb_entry()).
+ */
 void tlb_fill(CPUState *cpu, target_ulong addr, int size,
               MMUAccessType access_type, int mmu_idx, uintptr_t retaddr);

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