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Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH v1] s390: guest support for diagnose 318 and lim
Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH v1] s390: guest support for diagnose 318 and limit max VCPUs to 247
Wed, 5 Dec 2018 12:54:29 +0100
On Wed, 5 Dec 2018 09:27:44 +0100
Christian Borntraeger <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 05.12.2018 09:26, David Hildenbrand wrote:
> > On 04.12.18 23:18, Collin Walling wrote:
> >> Add migration and reset support for diagnose 318. This is a new z14 GA2
> >> hardware feature, but we can provide guest support starting with the
> >> zEC12-full CPU model.
> >> Because new hardware introduces a new facility-availability byte in
> >> the Read SCP Info block, we lose one byte in the CPU entries list
> >> and must limit the maximum VCPUs to 247 (down from 248).
> > This could break setups that upgrade/migrate. At least forward migration
> > can be broken. Do we care about that?
> Can we maybe bind this feature and the cpu limit to the 4.0 machine?
I think that would make sense.
> > Can you split off
> > 1. linux-header changes
> > 2. CPU model changes? (introduction and definition of new feature, but
> > not when it is used?)
> >> Signed-off-by: Collin Walling <address@hidden>
> >> ---
Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH v1] s390: guest support for diagnose 318 and limit max VCPUs to 247, Christian Borntraeger, 2018/12/05