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[PATCH 0/5] migration/postcopy: Sync faulted addresses after network rec
[PATCH 0/5] migration/postcopy: Sync faulted addresses after network recovered
Thu, 3 Sep 2020 11:26:41 -0400
We've seen conditional guest hangs on destination VM after postcopy recovered.
However the hang will resolve itself after a few minutes.
The problem is: after a postcopy recovery, the prioritized postcopy queue on
the source VM is actually missing. So all the faulted threads before the
postcopy recovery happened will keep halted until (accidentally) the page got
copied by the background precopy migration stream.
The solution is to also refresh this information after postcopy recovery. To
achieve this, we need to maintain a list of faulted addresses on the
destination node, so that we can resend the list when necessary. This work is
done via patch 1-4.
With that, the last thing we need to do is to send this extra information to
source VM after recovered. Very luckily, this synchronization can be
"emulated" by sending a bunch of page requests (although these pages have been
sent previously!) to source VM just like when we've got a page fault. Even in
the 1st version of the postcopy code we'll handle duplicated pages well. So
this fix does not even need a new capability bit and it'll work smoothly on old
QEMUs when we migrate from them to the new QEMUs.
Please review, thanks.
Peter Xu (5):
migration: Rework migrate_send_rp_req_pages() function
migration: Introduce migrate_send_rp_message_req_pages()
migration: Pass incoming state into qemu_ufd_copy_ioctl()
migration: Maintain postcopy faulted addresses
migration: Sync requested pages after postcopy recovery
migration/migration.c | 71 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
migration/migration.h | 23 +++++++++++--
migration/postcopy-ram.c | 46 +++++++++++---------------
migration/savevm.c | 56 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
migration/trace-events | 3 ++
5 files changed, 163 insertions(+), 36 deletions(-)
- [PATCH 0/5] migration/postcopy: Sync faulted addresses after network recovered,
Peter Xu <=