[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [PATCH] docs: Update POWER9 XIVE support for nested guests

From: David Gibson
Subject: Re: [PATCH] docs: Update POWER9 XIVE support for nested guests
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2020 11:51:22 +1000

On Tue, Aug 04, 2020 at 03:16:39PM +0200, Cédric Le Goater wrote:
> It is not yet supported.
> Signed-off-by: Cédric Le Goater <clg@kaod.org>

Applied to ppc-for-5.2.

> ---
>  docs/specs/ppc-spapr-xive.rst | 5 +++++
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/docs/specs/ppc-spapr-xive.rst b/docs/specs/ppc-spapr-xive.rst
> index 6159bc6eed62..7199db730b82 100644
> --- a/docs/specs/ppc-spapr-xive.rst
> +++ b/docs/specs/ppc-spapr-xive.rst
> @@ -61,6 +61,11 @@ depend on the XIVE KVM capability of the host. On older 
> kernels
>  without XIVE KVM support, QEMU will use the emulated XIVE device as a
>  fallback and on newer kernels (>=5.2), the KVM XIVE device.
> +XIVE native exploitation mode is not supported for KVM nested guests,
> +VMs running under a L1 hypervisor (KVM on pSeries). In that case, the
> +hypervisor will not advertise the KVM capability and QEMU will use the
> +emulated XIVE device, same as for older versions of KVM.
> +
>  As a final refinement, the user can also switch the use of the KVM
>  device with the machine option ``kernel_irqchip``.

David Gibson                    | I'll have my music baroque, and my code
david AT gibson.dropbear.id.au  | minimalist, thank you.  NOT _the_ _other_
                                | _way_ _around_!

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: PGP signature

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]