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[PATCH v2 0/6] migration/postcopy: Sync faulted addresses after network

From: Peter Xu
Subject: [PATCH v2 0/6] migration/postcopy: Sync faulted addresses after network recovered
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2020 16:30:16 -0400

- add r-bs for Dave
- add patch "migration: Properly destroy variables on incoming side" as patch 1
- destroy page_request_mutex in migration_incoming_state_destroy() too [Dave]
- use WITH_QEMU_LOCK_GUARD in two places where we can [Dave]

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 2-5.

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 (6):
  migration: Properly destroy variables on incoming side
  migration: Rework migrate_send_rp_req_pages() function
  migration: Pass incoming state into qemu_ufd_copy_ioctl()
  migration: Introduce migrate_send_rp_message_req_pages()
  migration: Maintain postcopy faulted addresses
  migration: Sync requested pages after postcopy recovery

 migration/migration.c    | 79 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
 migration/migration.h    | 23 +++++++++++-
 migration/postcopy-ram.c | 46 ++++++++++-------------
 migration/savevm.c       | 57 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 migration/trace-events   |  3 ++
 5 files changed, 171 insertions(+), 37 deletions(-)


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